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RED BANK: TEACHING NEW JERSEY DRIVERS TO PUMP THEIR OWN GAS
RED BANK: A new class teaches drivers from New Jersey – the only state with no self-serve – how to pump their own gas.
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RED BANK: BILLBOARD SWAP PROPOSED
RED BANK: In exchange for approval of digital billboard at northern gateway, ad company proposes to eliminate six static billboards in town.
RED BANK: BILLBOARD, BREWERY PLANS RETURN
RED BANK: After months of silence, plan for digital billboard resumes at zoning board; restaurateur wants to scrap plan for microbrewery.
RED BANK: Hearing on proposed giant digital billboard at town's northern gateway postponed again, this time until late summer.
RED BANK: AZALEA GARDENS PLAN ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On agendas this week: EV charger law, cannabis zoning, and changes to a housing project approved six years ago but never built.
RED BANK: BILLBOARD QUESTIONS LOOM
RED BANK: Company pushing for giant digital billboard at town's northern gateway also a state permit for one at the southern gateway.
RED BANK: OK FOR GIANT BILLBOARD SOUGHT
RED BANK: Long-vacant eyesore gas station at town's northern gateway seeks variance for giant digital billboard this week.
RED BANK: WHAT’S UP AT VACANT STATION?
RED BANK: What's Going On at the former Raceway gas station at Riverside and Bridge Avenues? You ask, redbankgreen answers...
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.
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RED BANK: After months of sporadic, and contentious hearings, plan for Dunkin shop at Shell station is being withdrawn, redbankgreen has learned.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: 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.
RED BANK: DUNKIN’ CONTINUES SLOW DRIP
RED BANK: Hearing resumes on proposed Dunkin' at Shell station as revised plan is unveiled and tempers flare over McKenna questions.
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.
RED BANK: DUNKIN’ PLAN RAISES CONCERNS
RED BANK: Hearing on proposed addition of Dunkin' Donuts to Shell station begins with a looming traffic question: what if it's really popular?
RED BANK: ZONERS OPEN WITH BIG AGENDA
RED BANK: Zoning board begins 2019 with two big projects: proposed expansion of a downtown building and the addition of a Dunkin' Donuts to the Shell station.
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: STATION CRAVES DUNKINS
RED BANK: Five years after planners shot down a proposed 7-Eleven at the Newman Springs Road Shell station, the station owner is proposing to build a Dunkin' Donuts.
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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.
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 ...