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RED BANK: PLASTIC UTENSIL LAW KICKS IN, GENTLY
RED BANK: Enforcement won't start until July. But many eateries are already following a new "by request only" plastic utensil law.
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RED BANK: BROADWALK HERE TO STAY
RED BANK: Broadwalk, the car-free dining and shopping plaza, gets locked in as a recurring seasonal feature downtown.
RED BANK: COUNCIL WEIGHS PLASTIC UTENSIL CURBS
Red Bank Borough Council looks to ban plastic utensils in takeout orders - unless the customer asks for them.
RED BANK: BRUSH PICKUP REMINDER
RED BANK: Public utilities department reminds residents that there are only two remaining brush pickups scheduled for the year.
RED BANK: PLASTIC FILM PICKUPS CONTINUE
RED BANK: Townwide plastic film recycling is still on for the first Wednesday of each month, says Facey-Blackwood.
RED BANK: With the future of a plastic film recycling program up in the air, borough will go through with Wednesday's monthly pickup.
RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Plastic film recycling enters its second month of a one-year pilot program amid questions about costs and collections.
RED BANK: PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING TO BEGIN
RED BANK: Recycling of plastic film, such as newspaper bags and boat wrap, slated to begin under a one-year trial. Free receptacles available.
RED BANK: Council to vote Wednesday on eliminating in-house animal control service in switch to SPCA. Residents say response times will suffer.
RED BANK: ANIMAL OPERATION ON THE BLOCK
RED BANK: Council looking into eliminating in-house animal control service in switch to SPCA. Residents say personal service will suffer.
FAIR HAVEN: FINE-TUNING FOR TWO PROJECTS
FAIR HAVEN: Residents weigh in again on plans for new police station and public works yard, fine-tuning designs praised for fitting in among homes.
FAIR HAVEN: LOADS OF PRAISE FOR DPW PLAN
FAIR HAVEN: Latest plan for overhauling public works facility gets lots of love, and no thumbs-downs, at planning board capital review.
RED BANK: RECYCLING, BULK SKEDS CHANGED
RED BANK: Borough releases 2021 waste pickup schedule, with more frequent recycling pickups and less-frequent bulk collection.
RED BANK: TRASH SURVEY SPLITS COUNCIL
RED BANK: Once again, issues related to trash split all-Democratic council into factions, and this time generate some shade-throwing.
RED BANK: Neither of two clashing requests for investigations of leaked emails appears on Wednesday night's council agenda. Here's what is on it.
RED BANK: DELISA TO GET ‘EMERGENCY’ PACT
RED BANK: With no bids submitted for trash contract, borough will go to interim pact to avert an "emergency" – at an extra cost of $10k per month.
RED BANK: PROBE, METERS & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Busy council agenda includes authorization of Zipprich email leak probe; longer parking enforcement; budget; and six police promotions.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ASKS FOR LEAK PROBE
RED BANK: Zipprich wants probe of leaked emails in which Shehady warned of efforts to "sabotage" trash bidding. Also, Ballard and Shehady spar again.
RED BANK: ‘SABOTAGE’ OF TRASH BID ALLEGED
RED BANK: Shehady, citing "suspicious" Zipprich email echoed by a hauler's letter, warns of effort to "sabotage" trash contract bid process.
RED BANK: With borough about to award its second private trash collection contract, here's a chance for residents to weigh in on pickup frequency.
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LOCAL 9 TAKE TROPHY
After a long hot two days of baseball, the Red Bank area-based Jersey Shore Raiders emerged as champions of the United States Amateur Baseba ...
RHAPSODY ON ICE
RED BANK: On a cool-ish summer evening, keyboardist NGXB entertained customers of Strollo's Italian Ice with renderings of 'Bohemian Rhapsod ...
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 ...