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RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS NEW FEE LAW
RED BANK: Ballard touts new development fee law as countering impact of "explosive growth," though Menna sees it as ripe for legal challenge.
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RED BANK: BELLHAVEN VIEW SNEAK PREVIEW
RED BANK: redbankgreen gets a sneak peek of stunning river vistas from nearly finished playground/lookout stand at Bellhaven Natural Area. Video.
RED BANK: PUBLIC PROJECTS ADVANCING
RED BANK: What's Going On Here with these borough projects? Updates on Bellhaven Natural Area, Eastside Park and parking meter replacement.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN OIL TANK YANKED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Environmental cleanup underway at Bellhaven Natural Area, which is slated to get a playground and observation deck.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN WORK TO START
RED BANK: After years of controversy, Bellhaven Natural Area will get a playground and observation deck by the end of the year, Shehady says.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN MAKEOVER IN SIGHT
RED BANK: After years of controversy and changes, a 'scaled-back' plan for Bellhaven Natural Area could be built by this summer, officials said.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN PLAN SCALED BACK
RED BANK: Bellhaven plan revived and 'scaled back' once again, says Shehady, after questions about tree removal at the wetlands site.
RED BANK: NEW BELLHAVEN PLAN WINS PRAISE
RED BANK: Two years after controversy over a planned 'sprayrground,' a new concept for Bellhaven Nature Area gets a warmer reception.
RED BANK: UNVEILING NEW BELLHAVEN PLAN
RED BANK: Two years after controversy over a planned 'sprayrground,' a new concept for Bellhaven Nature Area is to be unveiled next week.
RED BANK: Council approves additional funding for Bellhaven Nature Area oil contamination cleanup, re-igniting spraypark controversy.
LITTLE SILVER: BOROUGH EYES AVAILABLE LOT
LITTLE SILVER: The borough has its eye on a lot to improve access to Challenger Field. First though, there are a couple of hurdles.
RED BANK: BELLHAVEN SPLASH PAD SPUTTERS
An entrance to Bellhaven Natural Area on Locust Avenue. A proposed playground would be sited within the of loop the path shown above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)Continue reading "RED BANK: BELLHAVEN SPLASH PAD SPUTTERS"
RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP
Seventh-graders from the Red Bank Charter School presented a report on “serving a healthy town,” and Mayor Pasquale Menna, below, returned to the dais after heart surgery. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL WRAP-UP"
RED BANK: MAPLE COVE SAVED… FOR NOW?
The placement of the proposed border between the library parking lot and adjoining riverfront property was a subject of debate, but all of Maple Cove will remain on the openContinue reading "RED BANK: MAPLE COVE SAVED… FOR NOW?"
RED BANK: VOTE DELAYED ON RIVER SITES
The Maple Cove parking lot during reconstruction in 2011. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Debate over how to classify parking lots at RedContinue reading "RED BANK: VOTE DELAYED ON RIVER SITES"
LITTLE SILVER: FUNDING ARM FOR HOMESTEAD
A nonprofit organization will serve as the fundraising arm for the historic site, which dates back almost 350 years. (Click to enlarge) By ALEXIS ORLACCHIO A charitable corporation has beenContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER: FUNDING ARM FOR HOMESTEAD"
FAIR HAVEN: PARK MAY GET WALKING TRAIL
Sickles School students often return from recess in the park covered in dust, teachers have complained. (Photo by Joe Fisher. Click to enlarge) By JOE FISHER Fair Haven is workingContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: PARK MAY GET WALKING TRAIL"
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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.