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RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW TO RESUME
RED BANK: After two-year pause, review of proposed Monmouth Street apartment project to resume, if the zoning board can get to it.
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RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW BEGINS
RED BANK: Hearing on 59-unit apartment project on Monmouth Street begins with focus on other density variances near the train station.
RED BANK: SAXUM PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site wins approval. Mayor cites boost to affordable housing as neighbor says board "sold out."
RED BANK: Planning board hearing and possible vote on Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site postponed to December 2.
RED BANK: BOARD AIRS SAXUM PLAN HURDLES
RED BANK: Public and planning board take aim Saxum plan for 210 apartments, citing traffic, fire safety, environmental and other concerns.
RED BANK: PLAZA FOCUS OF SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: At fourth hearing on Saxum plan for 210 apartments, questions focus on proposed plaza at what some consider a dangerous location.
RED BANK: POOP & MORE DELAY SAXUM VOTE
RED BANK: Questions about dog poop, sight lines and a tree delay vote on massive plan for VNA site as board member rebukes Saxum attorney.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ WINS BOARD APPROVAL
FAIR HAVEN: After a year of controversy, Dunkin' shop wins planning board approval to open in River Road shopping center.
RED BANK: SAXUM CONFRONTS TRAFFIC ISSUE
RED BANK: Traffic consultant defends Saxum's plan for former VNA site, offers suggestions for improvement, including big one repeatedly shot down by NJDOT.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ TRAFFIC FIXES OFFERED
FAIR HAVEN: Planning board expected to hear several suggestions for improving pedestrian safety at its next hearing on controversial Dunkin' proposal.
RED BANK: SAXUM TRAFFIC Q&A DELAYED
RED BANK: With traffic the biggest issue surrounding Saxum's plan for old VNA site, many questions are deferred to next planning board session.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ RETURNS, HOT AS EVER
FAIR HAVEN: After four-month detour, Dunkin' case returns to planning board, just as hot as ever. Center owner calls resident's scenarios 'ridiculous.'
FAIR HAVEN: FAST-FOOD LAW NEEDS RE-DO
FAIR HAVEN: The borough's ban on fast food restaurants, mistakenly dropped from the books, is no longer in effect, attorney says, so a new one is needed.
FAIR HAVEN: FAST-FOOD LAW GOES M.I.A.
FAIR HAVEN: New twist on hotly contested plan for a Dunkin' shop as resident discovers ban on fast food joints that "simply vanished" from borough records.
RED BANK: HOTEL DELAY REQUEST REJECTED
RED BANK: In a stunner, planning board rejects developer's request for an additional year to start building Hampton Inn, throwing project into uncertainty.
FAIR HAVEN: NO CALL ON DUNKIN’ APPEALS
FAIR HAVEN: A zoning board hearing to decide which borough board should hear the Dunkin' application is adjourned without a decision after four hours..
FAIR HAVEN: LAWYERS GET DOWN TO DUNKIN’
FAIR HAVEN: Residents planning to attend a zoning board hearing about a proposed Dunkin' might want to fortify themselves in advance with extra caffeine.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ PLAN UNDER APPEAL
FAIR HAVEN: Hoping to derail a proposed Dunkin' Donuts over jurisdictional issues, lawyers for residents opposed to the plan get an appeal hearing.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ GETS SPILLOVER CROWD
FAIR HAVEN: Spillover crowd forces change of venue for Dunkin' Donuts hearing as lawyers hammer traffic consultant over parking adequacy.
Partyline
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 ...
WALK THIS WAY
PARTYLINE: Before-and-afters of a sidewalk cleanup on West Street.
SOGGY NOTION
RED BANK: Breezeway sculpture captured the mood downtown as heavy rains fell Saturday morning.
HOME DELIVERY
RED BANK: After a subdivision, an instant house rises on a new Catherine Street lot.