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RED BANK: POWER ISSUES
RED BANK: Transformer explosion causes brief outage at JCP&L facility; tree blown down in storm continues to block street.
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RED BANK: STORM LARGELY SPARES BOROUGH
RED BANK: Two parked cars damaged, street closed by fallen tree, but otherwise storm that smacked Northeast spares borough.
RED BANK: POWERFUL STORM TO HIT REGION
RED BANK: Heavy, wind-driven rain is expected to soak the Greater Green starting Tuesday night as a powerful storm hits.
RED BANK: MASKS ‘STRONGLY’ URGED
RED BANK: Borough issues declaration "strongly urging" mask-wearing in stores and restaurants, but stops short of mandates seen elsewhere.
RED BANK: MASK MANDATE EXPECTED
RED BANK: Amid COVID-19 resurgence, Menna expected to issue mask mandate, following lead of other New Jersey cities and towns.
RED BANK: NORTHEASTER BRINGS HEAVY RAIN
RED BANK: Heavy rain carried by a northeaster expected to drench Greater Green Tuesday. State of emergency warns of winds and flash flood dangers.
ON THE GREEN: TRANQUIL SCENES ABOUND
ON THE GREEN: Three weeks into the COVID-19 shutdown of non-essential activity, tranquility abounds on the Greater Red Bank Green. Photos galore.
ON THE GREEN: QUIET STREETS
ON THE GREEN: Downtown Red Bank was a well-lit ghost burg as the Greater Green maintained a near-empty quiet through the weekend. Photos.
ON THE GREEN: ESCAPING INTO FRESH AIR
ON THE GREEN: Under beautiful spring conditions, residents take to the outdoors for fresh air and escape from anxiety about COVID-19.
ON THE GREEN: SCENES FROM THE PANDEMIC
ON THE GREEN: Panic? What panic? Out on the streets, an air of serenity prevails, masking the true anxiety many feel because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RED BANK: HOPEFUL MESSAGES IN CHALK
RED BANK: Homebound by COVID-19, John Street neighbors decorated their walks and driveways with chalk art and encouraging messages Sunday.
RED BANK: FREE MEALS FOR ALL STUDENTS
RED BANK: Free grab 'n go breakfast and lunch distribution gets underway for all borough kids under 18 and all RBR students no matter where they live.
VIRUS IMPACTS: EMPTY STREETS DOWNTOWN
RED BANK: Downtown streets quiet as Governor Murphy's executive order mandating far-reaching limits on activity takes hold.
VIRUS IMPACTS: QUIET STREETS AT CURFEW
RED BANK: Eerie quiet fills streets as 8 p.m. curfew encouraged by governor takes hold. "It's like the zombie apocalypse," says a man out for a walk.
VIRUS IMPACTS: BOROUGH RESCINDS ORDER
ON THE GREEN: Virus updates on Red Bank emergency order; grab 'n go meals for kids; Catholic Mass; liquor deliveries and Fair Haven's next council session.
RED BANK: STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED; SEATING AT BARS & RESTAURANTS BANNED
RED BANK: Frustrated by lack of voluntary compliance, town declares 'local state of emergency,' ordering all bars, restaurants and large facilities closed.
RED BANK: STATE OF EMERGENCE…EH
RED BANK: 'State of emergency?' Not so much, as storm leaves little of the expected snow that prompted another Murphy declaration.
RED BANK: SCHOOLS, SNOW ON DELAYED START
RED BANK: Schools on the Greater Green announce delayed starts, and one closing, ahead of anticipated storm that could bring snow, rain and ice.
RED BANK: WET, HEAVY SNOW IN FORECAST
RED BANK: The Greater Green braces for fourth storm of March, with more than a foot of wet, heavy snow expected Wednesday.
RED BANK: A BRUSH WITH A BLIZZARD
RED BANK: After an expected blizzard bypasses the Greater Green Tuesday, the threat of icy roadways prompts delayed school openings Wednesday.
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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."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
FEELING SNAPPY
      Snapping Turtles come ashore to lay their eggs this time of year and are a common site along the Swimming River waterfr ...