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RED BANK: ‘COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT’ JOB CREATED
RED BANK: New position of community engagement coordinator created to create "funnels" for info into and out of borough hall, says Gant.
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RED BANK: SCHOOLS EYE “DEVASTATING” STATE AID CUTS
RED BANK: Borough schools face cutbacks if a proposed massive cut in state aid is not restored.
RED BANK: PARTISAN ‘VENGEANCE’ ALLEGED
RED BANK: Ousted Housing Authority chairwoman alleges political payback for non-reappointment; Triggiano denies it.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Unhitched trailer ban adoption, awards of engineering contracts and more on council agenda for Thursday night.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SALARIES UNCHANGED
RED BANK: Salaries for mayor and council would remain unchanged, for now, under measure on Thursday night's agenda.
RED BANK: SALARY BUMPS & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to set new salary ranges for top three posts, and itself, when it meets Thursday night. Here's a glance at the agenda.
RED BANK: YMCA HOSTS HIRING FAIR
The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County hosts a hiring fair at its Red Bank facility. Signing bonuses of $250 to $1,000 are being offered for a variety of part-time andContinue reading "RED BANK: YMCA HOSTS HIRING FAIR"
RED BANK: FRAZEE TO BECOME POLICE CHIEF
RED BANK: Borough native Frazee to become next police, though McConnell's planned retirement has been postponed by about a month.
RED BANK: A GRACIOUS END TO ‘BOROUGH’ ERA
RED BANK: After 115 years, "borough" government era ends with a council session free of the infighting that marked the last five.
RED BANK: NO FIREWORKS ON FINAL AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for final council meeting under "borough" government form suggests no fireworks, but hey, anything can happen.
RED BANK: TAX INCREASE HELD TO ONE PERCENT
RED BANK: Aided by parking surplus, local tax on average-value home goes up $25 this year, officials said at a walk-thru of the 2023 budget.
RED BANK: BUDGET WALK-THRU SLATED
RED BANK: Spending plan that calls for $14.47 million in local taxes to get walk-thru presentation Thursday night.
RED BANK: For final pre-election meeting, council faces cost increase for removing lead water lines; cannabis law planning board rejected.
RED BANK: POT, BUDGET & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On the council agenda Wednesday: cannabis review board, budget, new DPU director, housing grant and a four-way stop.
RED BANK: EX-COP TO BECOME SCHOOL SRO
RED BANK: New school resource officer is a "perfect fit," says chief: police department sees two officers retire this month.
RED BANK: PENNEY CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION
RED BANK: Republican council candidate calls for investigation into the abrupt firing of borough attorney in July.
RED BANK: JOBS, BROADWALK ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Broadwalk extension on agenda when council holds online-only session Wednesday. Also: attorney, assessor and 'Porchfest.'
RED BANK: SCHOOL COPS ON HOLD
RED BANK: Council tables plan to put armed police in the borough's primary and middle schools; quarrels over meeting-date change.
RED BANK: A plan to put a police representative in the primary and middle schools is up for approval by the council Wednesday night.
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FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.