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RED BANK: NEW HPC SLATE MULLS EXPANSION, AND SLATE
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Commission starts possible addition of Irving Place to its portfolio; mulls unapproved removal of slate roof.
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RED BANK: RESTART FOR PRESERVATIONISTS
RED BANK: Historic Preservation Committee members, meeting for first time in eight months, get acquainted with new law they'll administer.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE BEGINS SLOW ROLL
RED BANK: Possible 'transit village' of high-density housing around train station gets its fullest airing yet.
RED BANK: BOARD OKS NEW HEIGHT LIMITS
RED BANK: At a quick session, planning board signs off on changes to building heights and fees paid by developers in lieu of planting trees.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN’S USE DEBATED
RED BANK: Concluding a 14-month process, planning board adopts Master Plan amid debate over "prioritizing" its recommendations.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN GETS WALK-THROUGH
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan gets little criticism in its public debut. Up next: how to prioritize its many recommendations, says board member.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN DRAFT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan to make its debut Monday at a planning board hearing that will be both in-person and viewable via Zoom.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN ROLLOUT SET
RED BANK: Planning board sets Master Plan rollout, with at least two public hearings to come; board also 'endorses' school garden.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN GETS MORE INPUT
RED BANK: About two dozen residents weigh in on concept plans for the first full Master Plan update in almost three decades.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN GETS MARKED UP
RED BANK: Sharpies in hand, residents weigh in on concept plans created for the latest iteration to the Master Plan-in-process.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN INPUTS SLATED
RED BANK: Residents to get two chances next month to weigh in on Master Plan update, with special focus on three areas of town.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN INPUT SOUGHT
RED BANK: Residents invited to offer input into Master Plan via website that asks what they love and what they want changed, among other questions.
RED BANK: HOME’S HISTORIC VALUE DISPUTED
RED BANK: Claims about historic value of 132-year-old house eyed for demolition are "in error," says developer's expert. HPC members are itching to differ.
RED BANK: BUILDING WOULD FOLLOW NEW LOT
RED BANK: New offices planned downtown, but first, developer needs planning board OK to demolish 132-year-old house for 30 parking spaces.
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: Vote on plan to raze century house for parking postponed as questions linger about weight of Historic Preservation Commission rejection.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN OUTREACH PLEDGED
RED BANK: Planning board approves Master Plan consultant on pledge of public outreach "head and tails above" four other proposals, says board member.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: After Ballard demand for greater transparency, planning board expected to air its process for selecting Master Plan consultant.
RED BANK: EBANKS OFFERS PLANNING PRIMER
RED BANK: New community planning director offers a primer in zoning and land-use law, but steers clear of third-rail topics like tax abatements.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT EXPLAINED
RED BANK: Library to offer live and live-streamed presentation on the role of the borough Redevelopment Agency.
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POPE OKS ORATORY
RED BANK: St. Anthony of Padua obtains papal approval to establish Oratory of St. Philip Neri, a community of priests and brothers devoted t ...
RED BANK: NEW MURAL BRIGHTENS CORNER
RED BANK: Lunch Break founder Norma Todd is depicted in a mural painted this week on the front of the newly renovated social service agency.
TULIPS TOGETHER
Spring tulips taking in the sunset outside the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank Monday evening.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
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 ...