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RED BANK: NEW HOUSE LOT APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board approves subdivision plan for new house on Locust Avenue.
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RED BANK: RACIAL IMAGE DRAWS FIRE
RED BANK: Former council member Lee rips into billboard company for including "offensive" image of black man in zoning board exhibits.
RED BANK: INDOOR CANNABIS FARM APPROVED
RED BANK: Planning board overcomes misgivings about all-cash operation, electrified security fence, and approves cannabis growing facility.
RED BANK: STATION RAZED FOR APARTMENTS
RED BANK: A onetime gas station-turned-gym downtown was razed Tuesday. What's Going On Here? Here's what's coming.
RED BANK: SAXUM CHANGES APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum wins approval for changes to its massive, not-yet-built housing project on the former VNA headquarters site.
RED BANK: CAR UNFENCED
RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Here's the latest on the dispute in which an art gallery owner had his car boxed in by a fence last week.
RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS MORE BEDROOMS
RED BANK: Two years after winning approval to build 210 units, Saxum wants to increase the bedroom count while reducing density.
RED BANK: FENCE ENCLOSES GALLERIST’S CAR
RED BANK: In downtown property dispute, art gallery owner gets his car boxed in by a fence. It'll need "wings" to escape, he says.
RED BANK: $10K CANNABIS BIZ FEE ON TABLE
RED BANK: Borough attorney sees red flags in suggested cannabis business licensing fee of $10,000, despite adoption in nearby towns.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES REDEVELOPMENT BID
RED BANK: Planning board nixes Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site, saying the firm is responsible for deterioration.
RED BANK: Planning board hearing on Saxum's controversial request for a rezoning of VNA site has been postponed again.
RED BANK: SAXUM HEARING POSTPONED
RED BANK: Hearing on Saxum's request for a rezoning of VNA site, which could lead to controversial tax deal, postponed until October 2.
RED BANK: TAX BREAK CLOUDS SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: Residents, and one board member, vent about tax impact as planning board takes up Saxum request for zoning change.
RED BANK: BOARD OKS CANNABIS SITING PLAN
RED BANK: Planning board OKs siting plan for growth, processing and retail sales of cannabis. One member objects to siting growers close to homes.
RED BANK: PROJECT GETS NO BOARD SUPPORT
RED BANK: Mumford plan for Shrewsbury Avenue gets mixed reviews from public, but no support from zoning board. Too tall and too dense, members say.
RED BANK: Council opts to go for the green by allowing cannabis commerce, but zoning for it cultivation, warehousing and retail sales.
RED BANK: MARIJUANA GROW SITE PROPOSED
RED BANK: Homebuilder files plan for medical marijuana growing facility in West Side warehouse, but will need a use variance, and more, to proceed.
RED BANK: SNACK BAR, SCREENS ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to take up measures on weeds, window screens and the future of the Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday. Here's an agenda scan.
RED BANK: DOUBTS ON PRESERVATION LAW
RED BANK: An effort to give teeth to the Historic Preservation Commission leaves a bad taste for some planning board members.
RED BANK: SECOND FIREHOUSE REDO PLANNED
RED BANK: With one former firehouse's conversion to a brewery about to begin, its virtual twin could become retail space under a plan up for approval.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.