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RED BANK: PLASTIC FILM PICKUPS CONTINUE
RED BANK: Townwide plastic film recycling is still on for the first Wednesday of each month, says Facey-Blackwood.
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RED BANK: COMMISSION HOSTS EARTH DAY FAIR
RED BANK: Two days early, borough Environmental Commission hosts an Earth Day Green Fair at the middle school tonight.
RED BANK: EARTH DAY GREEN FAIR
RED BANK: Environmental Commission hosts Earth Day Green Fair at the middle school, complete with students' 'Trashion Show.'
RED BANK: With the future of a plastic film recycling program up in the air, borough will go through with Wednesday's monthly pickup.
RED BANK: WALKING TOURS HIT THE BRICKS
RED BANK: Environmental Commission rolls out QR code-linked walking tours of town, plus a parklet for resting up from all that walking.
RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Plastic film recycling enters its second month of a one-year pilot program amid questions about costs and collections.
RED BANK: PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING TO BEGIN
RED BANK: Recycling of plastic film, such as newspaper bags and boat wrap, slated to begin under a one-year trial. Free receptacles available.
RED BANK: TURTLES & PLANTS SETTLE IN
RED BANK: Environmental Commission completes projects aimed at helping Northern Diamondback Terrapins and conserving rainwater.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Here's what's on the agenda, and what's not, when the council holds a regular session via Zoom Wednesday evening.
LITTLE SILVER: Environmental Day features on-site paper shredding, gently used clothing collection and composters available for purchase.
RED BANK: BROADWALK II ON AGENDA
RED BANK: An early restart of the 'Broadwalk' effort to help downtown restaurants and stores in the pandemic is on Wednesday's council agenda.
FAIR HAVEN: PETERS BLASTS JCP&L ON LAMPS
FAIR HAVEN: Apparent backpedaling by JCP&L on a streetlamp test project sets environmental commission member sparking like a downed wire.
RED BANK: BALLOONS, TRAFFIC ON AGENDA
RED BANK: The agenda for Wednesday's council meeting includes a ban on mass balloon releases and a downtown traffic study.
RED BANK: GRANT TO FUND SOLAR BOOST
RED BANK: Customers of the concession stand at Count Basie Fields could soon be drinking hot chocolate made with an assist from the sun.
RED BANK: SUN TO RISE AGAIN ON STREET
RED BANK: Looking a bit worse for wear, sun mural busy intersection will rise again following positive feedback and planning award, borough says.
RED BANK: Council debates balloon-release ordinance. Menna says it shouldn't apply when "a kid's singing 'Happy Birthday' and the balloon goes in the air."
RED BANK: UNUSUAL INTERSECTION EXPLAINED
RED BANK: Officials gathered at Drs. Parker and Bridge Avenue to explain, and defend, the mysterious, eye-popping image painted on the asphalt last month.
RED BANK: INTERSECTION POPS WITH COLOR
RED BANK: Is that a giant flag painted on the road at Drs. Parker and Bridge Avenue? redbankgreen's latest What's Going On Here has the answer.
RED BANK: RECYCLING PAIL DISTRIBUTION
RED BANK: Environmental Commission hosts pail distribution for voluntary plastic film recycling program that begins collections November 3.
RED BANK: HOOPS, A PARADE, PIRATES & MORE
RED BANK: A packed council agenda included lots of feel-good news, including honors for middle school hoopsters, plans for a parade and more.
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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.
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.