maple-lightsInstallation work is done. Just waiting for the cable guy, er, the utility company. (Click to enlarge)

What’s with the new traffic lights that are supposed to smooth the flow of traffic past the Red Bank bottleneck of Maple Avenue/Route 35, Water, White and West Front Streets?

State Department of Transportation contractors appear to have cleared out after the installation of new traffic signals. But the black plastic covering remains on the lights.

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maple-coversCarl Alderson chats with Gayle Horvath at borough hall Monday night. That’s Doreen Illis, left, and Cindy Burnham in the background.

A contingent of kayakers and others with an interest in river access turned out at Monday night’s Red Bank council meeting to again implore local officials to preserve, and maybe even install a sign at, the Maple Cove property.

Also at the bimonthly session: a nine-year-old girl sought help for pedestrians trying to get across Shrewsbury Avenue; a pair of state Department of Environmental Protection engineers gave a quick overview of the Marine Park bulkhead restoration project; and a resolution calling for the right of gays to marry was tabled.
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