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RUMSON: UTILITIES TO GO BELOW RIVER
RUMSON & SEA BRIGHT: New gas and water lines will be run 25 feet below the bed of the Shrewsbury River as early as next month.
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RUMSON: BEFORE THE NEW BRIDGE, A DIG
A crew from Richard Grubb & Associates, under contract to Monmouth County, was out doing archaeological work just east of the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge Tuesday morning. The property, which will beContinue reading "RUMSON: BEFORE THE NEW BRIDGE, A DIG"
RUMSON ROAD REPAVING SCHEDULED
Users of Rumson Road in Rumson and Little Silver should prepare for disruption to their routines starting Wednesday. Monmouth County plans to repave the road between Branch Avenue and BinghamContinue reading "RUMSON ROAD REPAVING SCHEDULED"
OOH, THAT’S GOTTA BE EMBARRASSING
A pricey Ford GT sports car ended up kissing a tree on Rumson Road near the Rumson-Sea Bright Bridge in a one-car crash Sunday afternoon. Police said they don’t knowContinue reading "OOH, THAT’S GOTTA BE EMBARRASSING"
Monmouth County officials were expected to shut down Seven Bridges Road (seen above from Rumson Road) Monday to allow for the $2.7 million reconstruction of a small, timber bridge onContinue reading "SEVEN BRIDGES ROAD DETOURS TO BEGIN"
LIGHTS ON IN LITTLE SILVER
New flashing amber and red lights at White Road and Branch Avenue in Little Silver joined a pair at Rumson Road and Branch, in foreground above, over the weekend. TheContinue reading "LIGHTS ON IN LITTLE SILVER"
GAS LINE WORK SNARLS LITTLE SILVER
Underground utility-line repair work on Branch Avenue caused significant traffic backups in Little Silver and Rumson Monday afternoon. Detours were briefly instituted as Branch Avenue was closed between Rumson andContinue reading "GAS LINE WORK SNARLS LITTLE SILVER"
WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?
In the time that Jimmy and Lori Monteforte having been renting a house on Rumson Road in Little Silver, the blue-and-white buoy they plopped on the front lawn as aContinue reading "WHERE HAVE I SEEN THIS?"
MOTORISTS SWEATING DETOUR IN STRIDE
Traffic at Rumson Road and Branch Avenue in Little Silver was stop and go Friday morning. Below, a detour map from New Jersey Transit. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click toContinue reading "MOTORISTS SWEATING DETOUR IN STRIDE"
CHEMICAL FIRE SETS OFF EXPLOSIONS
Fire hoses lie on the lawn of a Rumson home, which was the scene of an hours-long fire Friday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI AContinue reading "CHEMICAL FIRE SETS OFF EXPLOSIONS"
TWO-CAR CRASH ON RUMSON ROAD
Two cars collided on Rumson Road and Avenue of Two Rivers this morning. At least one minor injury was reported. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "TWO-CAR CRASH ON RUMSON ROAD"
LITTLE SILVER HOUSE PLAN UP FOR REVIEW
A plan to open the Parker Homestead as a museum is scheduled for presentation Thursday night. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI The decade or soContinue reading "LITTLE SILVER HOUSE PLAN UP FOR REVIEW"
SUV FLIPS IN TWO-CAR RUMSON ACCIDENT
One car flipped in a late-morning accident on Rumson Road Saturday. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI A two-car accident on Rumson Road sent an unknownContinue reading "SUV FLIPS IN TWO-CAR RUMSON ACCIDENT"
RUMSON ACCIDENT SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL
An early afternoon accident on Rumson Road shut down traffic between Kemp Avenue and Sycamore Lane in Rumson Thursday. The single-car accident, involving a Chevrolet sedan bearing Connecticut license plates,Continue reading "RUMSON ACCIDENT SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL"
PROBLEM RUMSON INTERSECTION GETS A LIFT
Recent changes to the intersection of Rumson Road and Bingham Avenue are expected to reduce accidents and increase sight lines. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPIContinue reading "PROBLEM RUMSON INTERSECTION GETS A LIFT"
MINOR INJURIES IN RUMSON ROAD CRASH
One person was injured in a head-on collision on Rumson Road Tuesday night. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI An unidentified driver was taken to aContinue reading "MINOR INJURIES IN RUMSON ROAD CRASH"
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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.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."