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FAIR HAVEN: COMPAƑEROS GETS $5,000
FAIR HAVEN: Dunkin' franchisees contribute $5,000 to CompaƱeros de Comida, a student-run volunteer organization that helps feed families in need.
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FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ AIMS FOR FRESH START
FAIR HAVEN: More than two years after it split the town, Dunkin' shop opens. It's still early, but the world has not come to an end.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ COMMENTS LESS HEATED
FAIR HAVEN: A year after it sharply divide the town, Dunkin' shop gets its signage and Facebook comments are far less heated.
RED BANK: SHELL GETS SHOP OK ON THIRD TRY
RED BANK: After previous plans for a 7-Eleven and a Dunkin' shop fell short, Shell station at busy corner wins OK for a convenience store.
RED BANK: Just five months after yanking a plan to add a Dunkin' shop, the owner of the Shell station is back with a proposal for a convenience store.
FAIR HAVEN: DOTS WHAT WE LIKE… AND DON’T
FAIR HAVEN: After controversy over Dunkin' shop, restaurant committee tries to gauge which fast food businesses residents want and don't want.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW RESTAURANT LAW TABLED
FAIR HAVEN: Three weeks after planning board allows Dunkin' to open, steam continues to rise over how to deal with prospect of more fast-food restaurants.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ WINS BOARD APPROVAL
FAIR HAVEN: After a year of controversy, Dunkin' shop wins planning board approval to open in River Road shopping center.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ TRAFFIC FIXES OFFERED
FAIR HAVEN: Planning board expected to hear several suggestions for improving pedestrian safety at its next hearing on controversial Dunkin' proposal.
RED BANK: SHELL YANKS DUNKIN’ PLAN
RED BANK: After months of sporadic, and contentious hearings, plan for Dunkin shop at Shell station is being withdrawn, redbankgreen has learned.
FAIR HAVEN: Council introduces ban on drive-thru and walk-up restaurants, as well as a proposed ban on plastic bags and straws.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ RETURNS, HOT AS EVER
FAIR HAVEN: After four-month detour, Dunkin' case returns to planning board, just as hot as ever. Center owner calls resident's scenarios 'ridiculous.'
FAIR HAVEN: FAST-FOOD LAW NEEDS RE-DO
FAIR HAVEN: The borough's ban on fast food restaurants, mistakenly dropped from the books, is no longer in effect, attorney says, so a new one is needed.
FAIR HAVEN: FAST-FOOD LAW GOES M.I.A.
FAIR HAVEN: New twist on hotly contested plan for a Dunkin' shop as resident discovers ban on fast food joints that "simply vanished" from borough records.
FAIR HAVEN: NO CALL ON DUNKIN’ APPEALS
FAIR HAVEN: A zoning board hearing to decide which borough board should hear the Dunkin' application is adjourned without a decision after four hours..
FAIR HAVEN: LAWYERS GET DOWN TO DUNKIN’
FAIR HAVEN: Residents planning to attend a zoning board hearing about a proposed Dunkin' might want to fortify themselves in advance with extra caffeine.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ PLAN UNDER APPEAL
FAIR HAVEN: Hoping to derail a proposed Dunkin' Donuts over jurisdictional issues, lawyers for residents opposed to the plan get an appeal hearing.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ GETS SPILLOVER CROWD
FAIR HAVEN: Spillover crowd forces change of venue for Dunkin' Donuts hearing as lawyers hammer traffic consultant over parking adequacy.
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NOT SO SCARY
Twenty times? Fifty times? How many times did we drive by this home on the corner of River Street and Shrewsbury and do a double take before ...
LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.