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RED BANK: POWER LINE STRUCK
RED BANK: Backhoe strikes live electrical lines on White Street. Operator safe after being briefly trapped inside vehicle. Video from scene.
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RED BANK: WHITE STREET GAS LINE RUPTURED
RED BANK: Underground utility work for the White Street makeover project ruptures natural gas line downtown, prompting store evacuations.
LITTLE SILVER: ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS
LITTLE SILVER: A partial road closure that's expected to last three weeks is in effect on a stretch of Seven Bridge Road.
RED BANK: GAS LEAK CAPPED
Responding to a gas leak reported shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Rector Place and West Front Street in Red Bank, a crew from New Jersey NaturalContinue reading "RED BANK: GAS LEAK CAPPED"
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE
In a budget presentation, library director Elizabeth McDermott said the institution had recovered from events that “devastated” it in 2014. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS NEW HIRE"
RED BANK SCORES IN GAS VALVE BATTLE
An NJNG crew packs it in after being ordered by police to stop work on a nearly completed gas regulator valve replacement on Monmouth Street in October, 2012. Below, aContinue reading "RED BANK SCORES IN GAS VALVE BATTLE"
GAS LINE WORK SNARLS LITTLE SILVER
Underground utility-line repair work on Branch Avenue caused significant traffic backups in Little Silver and Rumson Monday afternoon. Detours were briefly instituted as Branch Avenue was closed between Rumson andContinue reading "GAS LINE WORK SNARLS LITTLE SILVER"
LITTLE SILVER ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS
A partial road closure that’s expected to last through December took effect with the start of work on a gas line beneath Seven Bridge Road in Little Silver Monday morning.Continue reading "LITTLE SILVER ROAD CLOSURE BEGINS"
PROBE INTO DEADLY FIRE CONTINUES
The scene at 135 Statesir Place Tuesday morning. (Click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office continues to investigate the deadly fire that ripped through a StatesirContinue reading "PROBE INTO DEADLY FIRE CONTINUES"
MENNA GASSED UP OVER REGULATOR PLAN
Imagine 80 more of these downtown. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI Mayor Pasquale Menna can’t say enough how much he objects to a plan byContinue reading "MENNA GASSED UP OVER REGULATOR PLAN"
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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 ...