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RED BANK: PARKING, EV CHARGING ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda: new rules for parking on Spring Street, EV charging stations. Not on: cannabis.
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RED BANK: TESLA TRYOUT UPDATED
RED BANK: Borough's use of donated Tesla spotlights need for charging infrastructure before EVs can be considered, McConnell says.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAPS UP 2021
RED BANK: Council wraps 2021 with PBA contract, a plan to recombine workshop and regular sessions, a new used Tesla, and praise for a departing colleague.
RED BANK: Couple offers borough their used, fire-engine-red Tesla sedan, hoping it will demonstrate the feasibility of adding EVs to the fleet.
RED BANK: CHURCH CONVERSION COMPLETED
Space beneath the steeple, complete with spiral staircase, is now an office. The new First Church of Christ, Scientist worship space, below, is a fraction of the original size.  (Photos by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: CHURCH CONVERSION COMPLETED"
RED BANK: EV CHARGER SWITCHED ON
After a false start involving an enabling ordinance, Red Bank’s first  public charging station for electric vehicles is now legally approved and switched on, borough officials said. Located outside boroughContinue reading "RED BANK: EV CHARGER SWITCHED ON"
RED BANK: EV SPACE? HOLD THAT THOUGHT
The public charging station, located outside borough hall, remained under wraps Thursday afternoon. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD It seems somebody at RedContinue reading "RED BANK: EV SPACE? HOLD THAT THOUGHT"
RED BANK: EV CHARGING SET AT $2 PER HOUR
Red Bank’s first and only electric vehicle charging station, installed on Monmouth Street outside borough hall, will cost users $2 per hour for both a recharge and the use ofContinue reading "RED BANK: EV CHARGING SET AT $2 PER HOUR"
RED BANK: GREEN SPACE RISES IN OLD CHURCH
The underside of the church roof, above, will remain exposed to the new second floor and mezzanine. Below, the church’s steeple also will be retained.  (Photos by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: GREEN SPACE RISES IN OLD CHURCH"
RED BANK: CHARGING STATION TO GO LIVE
The charging station, the borough’s first, has been bagged since completion of the Monmouth Street reconstruction project last year. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) A long-completed butContinue reading "RED BANK: CHARGING STATION TO GO LIVE"
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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.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
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DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...