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DIGGING FOR ICE CREAM?


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A crew hired by the borough digs out the worn curb on Peters Place in Red Bank. (Photos by Stacie Fanelli. Click to enlarge)

The borough has been trying to get the sidewalk replacement and repaving job started for a week, but coincidentally, to the dismay of these construction workers, it didn’t begin until the hottest day so far this year.

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RED BANK MAN BUSTED FOR ATTACK ON SUVS

29-peters-120311A rampage involving several vehicles on Peters Place resulted in the arrest of a Red Bank man for criminal mischief on December 3, police say. (Click to enlarge)

call-in-the-authoritiesThe crime reports below were provided by the Red Bank Police Department for the period of December 2 to December 9, 2011. This information is unedited.

Criminal Mischief occurring at Broad Street on 12-2-11. Unknown person(s) spray painted graffiti on outside Church walls. Ptl. Thomas Doremus.

Criminal Mischief occurring at West Westside on 12-3-11. Victim reported that unknown person(s) broke window in residence on porch. Ptl. David Smith.

Theft occurring on 12-5-11 at West Front St. Victim reported that laptop was stolen from vehicle. Ptl. David Hicks.

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RED BANK, OTHERS SECURE STREET AID

peters-plPeters Place is one of two borough streets targeted for improvements. (Click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Red Bank is among four towns on The Green to pull in a share of $6.6 million in state dollars for street and safety improvement projects, the Department of Transportation announced earlier this week.

The borough will use the $200,000 in municipal aid for upgrades on Peters and Drummond Place, two main cut-throughs for motorists traveling on Broad Street and Maple Avenue, said borough enginer Christine Ballard.

But exactly what those improvements will include isn’t clear at this point, Ballard said.

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