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FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS
FAIR HAVEN: New council member appointed; borough hall reopening announced; spending cuts proposed; councilman loses his pandemic ponytail.
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FAIR HAVEN: FINE-TUNING FOR TWO PROJECTS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents weigh in again on plans for new police station and public works yard, fine-tuning designs praised for fitting in among homes.
FAIR HAVEN: LOADS OF PRAISE FOR DPW PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Latest plan for overhauling public works facility gets lots of love, and no thumbs-downs, at planning board capital review.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN AIMS TO CUT GRIND WORK
FAIR HAVEN: Planned changes will cut truck activity at brush site by up to 70 percent, proponents say, but one council member still wants it moved.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL SPLITS ON FUNDING
FAIR HAVEN: Council authorizes debt, extends administrator's contract and bids goodbye to a three-term member at final session of 2020.
FAIR HAVEN: Brush disposal, bike lanes and police and public works facilities pack a busy agenda for Tuesday night's council session.
FAIR HAVEN: BRUSH GRINDING SITE GRATES
FAIR HAVEN: Neighbors say they've had it with a noisy brush-grinding operation that jams narrow streets with 18-wheelers, endangering kids.
FAIR HAVEN: CONSOLIDATION COMPLICATION?
FAIR HAVEN: The vacant Sunoco site has a new owner who wants to build 24 townhouses there, which could complicate an ambitious borough consolidation plan.
FAIR HAVEN: CONCEPT PLANS UNVEILED
FAIR HAVEN: Officials unveil concept plans for ambitious consolidation that calls for turning abandoned gas station into new town hall and much more.
FAIR HAVEN: CURTAIN TO RISE ON BORO PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Residents will get their first look Thursday at a concept plan for for a new borough hall and police station. Here's what to expect.
FAIR HAVEN: PLAN ELICITS VARIED CONCERNS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents pepper council with questions about ambitious plan for new borough hall, police station relocation, DPW changes and more.
FAIR HAVEN: NEW TOWN HALL PLANNED
FAIR HAVEN: Borough officials are eyeing a vacant River Road gas station for a new borough hall, the first move in a series of expected consolidations and land sales.
RED BANK: SWITCH ADDS COLLECTION DAYS
With the switch to private cartage last week, all homes in Red Bank have now had at least one pickup by DeLisa Demolition of Tinton Falls, which won a three-year,Continue reading "RED BANK: SWITCH ADDS COLLECTION DAYS"
RED BANK: TRASH PICKUP TO GO PRIVATE
Two of the borough’s four garbage trucks will be sold, and the other two kept for leaf and snow removal, officials said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: TRASH PICKUP TO GO PRIVATE"
No borough employees will lose jobs or benefits in the switch, Mayor Pasquale Menna said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The end ofContinue reading "RED BANK: PRIVATE TRASH PICKUP NEARS"
RED BANK SEALS BLUE COLLAR PACT
The contract applies to public utilities workers, seen here clearing snow on Broad Street last Saturday, as well as some clerical staffers at borough hall. (Click to enlarge) By JOEContinue reading "RED BANK SEALS BLUE COLLAR PACT"
FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON COMBINE ON SERVICES
Fair Haven Fields, opposite Rumson’s Meadowridge Park on Ridge Road, would be maintained by Rumson under the deal.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Three years after the wheelsContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN, RUMSON COMBINE ON SERVICES"
SNOW: ARE WE IN FOR IT OR WHAT?
Dee Patel’s grocery store on Shrewsbury Avenue in Red Bank cleared an early path for customers during the December 26-27 storm. (Click to enlarge) The too-white winter of 2011 isContinue reading "SNOW: ARE WE IN FOR IT OR WHAT?"
DPU HEAD: SNOW WAS ‘NOT PLOWABLE’
In an interview, Red Bank public utilities director Gary Watson and supervisor Bob Holiday discuss the challenges of the December 26-27 blizzard. Below, a jagged glacier of snow dumped byContinue reading "DPU HEAD: SNOW WAS ‘NOT PLOWABLE’"
…AND TO ALL A ‘DONE GOOD’ NIGHT
Pop Warner coaches (and Val’s Tavern owners) Chris and James Smith, left, hosted a fundraising event December 2 at their landmark Rumson pub for the benefit of Rutgers football starContinue reading "…AND TO ALL A ‘DONE GOOD’ NIGHT"
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HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.
COMMUNITY PROFILES
For Black History Month, Red Bank's Community Engagement and Equity Advisory Committee has been running a series of local profiles on Facebo ...
HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...