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RED BANK: NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS? NOT YET
RED BANK: A referendum on nonpartisan elections and reform government reform is not on the ballot today, and its leading advocate is OK with that.
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RED BANK: COUNCIL SAYS ‘BYE-BYE, 2018’
RED BANK: Council says farewell to 2018, and the only two remaining Republican members, at its final session of the year.
RED BANK: FINAL COUNCIL AGENDA OF 2018
RED BANK: Final council session of 2018 is also the last for the two remaining Republicans on the governing body. Here's the agenda.
RED BANK: Petition drive for nonpartisan elections fails to meet deadline for November ballot, but isn't dead, Taylor and Whelan say.
RED BANK: GOP TO RUN MAYORAL CANDIDATE
RED BANK: Political newcomer Pearl Lee makes it official: she's running for mayor as the first GOP candidate for the post since 2006.
RED BANK: The authors of a report calling for the creation of a downtown redevelopment agency appear on the verge of winning a contract to make it happen.
RED BANK: Councilman Mike Whelan, who claimed to have been attacked in a Hamptons men's room last month, faces an assault charge, redbankgreen has learned.
RED BANK: WHELAN CLAIMS HAMPTONS ATTACK
RED BANK: Councilman Mike Whelan wound up in a Hamptons police station Saturday after he was attacked in a hotel men's room, he says.
RED BANK: REPORT RIPS TOWN OPERATIONS
RED BANK: Report from council-commissioned management review is sharply critical of borough operations across the board, starting with the form of government.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN DRIVE UNDERWAY
RED BANK: Advocates for nonpartisan elections begin making their case with an event to kick off a petition drive for a November referendum vote.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN DRIVE TO KICK OFF
RED BANK: Back in the minority and out of the running, Taylor and Whelan plan to kick off push for nonpartisan elections with an event at Red Rock next week.
RED BANK: NEW ADMINISTRATOR NAMED
RED BANK: Council picks new administrator. He's 33, an Army veteran and ex-mayor from Union County. And his salary will be triple his predecessor's.
RED BANK: In a bombshell announcement, incumbent GOP council members Taylor and Whelan say they won't run for re-election this year.
RED BANK: A year after being passed over by GOP, former party stalwart will run for council as independent, adding wild card to race.
RED BANK: PARKING STUDY GETS IN GEAR
RED BANK: Democrats issue request for parking study bids while wrapping up a move of some permits from White Street to east side lots.
RED BANK: Back in control of the borough agenda, Democrats plan to put out a call for a parking consultant as early as this month, Yngstrom says.
RED BANK: BURNHAM DISHES AND… OOPS!
RED BANK: Amid debate about proposed puppy mill ordinance, Burnham dishes about Whelan's dating life, and... oops! Never mind!
RED BANK: DEMS TAP ACTING ADMINISTRATOR
RED BANK: Flexing their muscle as the majority party once again, Democrats pick consultant as interim borough administrator.
RED BANK: SICKELS SENDOFF, H2O ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to laud retiring administrator Sickels, address large-user water fees and more at its regular meeting Wednesday night.
RED BANK: PARKING AGENDA IN TRANSITION
RED BANK: Amid recriminations and calls for a fresh start, Democrats prepare to take the wheel in the drive for a downtown parking solution.
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...