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RED BANK: HISTORIC REFERENDUM ON BALLOT
RED BANK: Organized opposition to November 8 referendum did not materialize, but there has been pushback, and voters still have questions.
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RED BANK: BBQ KICKS OFF REFERENDUM PUSH
RED BANK: "Taking nothing for granted," government overhaul advocates launch campaign for November 8 referendum.
RED BANK: REFERENDUM ON CHANGE SET
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission wraps up with report that puts new form of government and non-partisan elections up for November vote.
RED BANK: CHARTER REFERENDUM ADVANCES
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission agrees on "council-manager" government and other aspects of November referendum.
RED BANK: Citing recent political "unpleasantness," Forest makes emotional plea for nonpartisan elections, and Charter Study Commission agrees.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
RED BANK: ELECTED OFFICIALS QUIZZED
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission quizzes elected officials from three other towns on forms of government and nonpartisan elections.
RED BANK: Horgan and Okeson drop lawsuit to oust Mirandi. Up next, the June 7 showdown that pits two sides in the sharply divided Democratic party.
RED BANK: TURNOUT LIGHT FOR FORUM
RED BANK: Turnout light for Charter Study Commission forum, so members weigh in with what they're hearing from residents.
RED BANK: COMMISSION TO HOLD FORUM
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission schedules forum on first phase of its examination of municipal government and elections.
RED BANK: Zipprich demands Horgan and Okeson pay borough's legal fees in lawsuit over Mirandi appointment.
RED BANK: Mirandi retains council seat as judge rejects request for her temporary ouster over alleged improprieties in Democrats' nomination process.
RED BANK: No immediate ruling as judge says he'll decide "shortly" whether to temporarily remove Mirandi from council.
RED BANK: GOVERNMENT FORMS REVIEWED
RED BANK: Municipal government expert walks Charter Study Commission through available options.
RED BANK: HORGAN BAILS; NEWCOMER RUNS
RED BANK: Horgan heads to the exit with Menna, citing "divisiveness, distrust, and acrimony" stoked by Zipprich. Meanwhile, a political newcomer files to run for mayor.
RED BANK: MIRANDI KEEPS SEAT, FOR NOW
RED BANK: Judge denies request for temporary removal of Mirandi from council seat pending full hearing April 8.
RED BANK: COUNCIL PICKS O’HERN
RED BANK: Council, reduced by half, picks O'Hern to represent borough in Horgan/Okeson lawsuit, with Mirandi appointment on the line Monday.
RED BANK: WHO’S THE ‘BOROUGH’ IN LAWSUIT?
RED BANK: When one council member sues two others and the town itself, who gets to be the client "borough" in deciding legal strategy? It's complicated.
RED BANK: Judge postpones hearing on request to immediately remove Mirandi from council seat.
RED BANK: Half-dozen residents weigh in as Charter Study Commission holds public hearing on first phase of its examination of municipal government and elections.
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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 ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
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 ...
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.