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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.
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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.
RED BANK: TALKING TRASH, AND RECYCLING
RED BANK: After five years of private trash collection, borough plans to survey residents and businesses about garbage and recycling pickups.
RED BANK: Library trustees embark on five-year strategic plan update, starting with public survey of attitudes and input on services.
RED BANK: DOWNTOWN PARKING. THOUGHTS?
RED BANK: Here's your chance to weigh in on what's good about downtown parking, what's not, and how to improve things. Online survey.
RED BANK: Results of 2018 primary voting on the Greater Green Tuesday.
RED BANK: In a bombshell announcement, incumbent GOP council members Taylor and Whelan say they won't run for re-election this year.
RED BANK: GOP council candidates demand 'emergency' meeting on river bacteria. Burnham says they're politicizing the issue.
RED BANK: BURNHAM BEGINS RE-ELECTION BID
Having been denied a return spot on the Republican ticket, Red Bank Council President Cindy Burnham, seen at center right, hosted an open party at her Wallace Street home to kick offContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM BEGINS RE-ELECTION BID"
FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T
A survey found general satisfaction with the older, eastern business district, above. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD There are too many street lights onContinue reading "FAIR HAVEN: WHAT RESIDENTS LIKE, OR DON’T"
RED BANK: BURNHAM PLANS NO-TIES PARTY
Council President Cindy Burnham, seen here at her 2014 swearing-in with state Senator Jen Beck at left, plans an independent run for a second term. (Photo by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM PLANS NO-TIES PARTY"
RED BANK: BURNHAM “STILL MULLING”
Council President Cindy Burnham, seen here in January with fire police volunteer Carl Colmorgen, says she’ll announce her plans later this week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: BURNHAM “STILL MULLING”"
RED BANK: GOP DUMPS BURNHAM
Council President Cindy Burnham said she’s undecided whether she’ll seek re-election. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD She may have broken the Democrats’ lock on Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP DUMPS BURNHAM"
RED BANK: DEMS TAP HORGAN AND YNGSTROM
Incumbents Kathy Horgan and Cindy Burnham, above, and newcomer Erik Yngstrom, below, will vie for two open council seats in November. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHNContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS TAP HORGAN AND YNGSTROM"
RED BANK: DEMOCRATS CLOSE OUT ERA
Councilman Mike DuPont at his final council meeting Wednesday night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD A 25-year run of Democratic rule in Red Bank entered itsContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMOCRATS CLOSE OUT ERA"
RED BANK: RECOUNT GIVES WHELAN WIN
Mike Whelan, flanked by Councilman-elect Mark Taylor and GOP Chairman Sean DiSomma, celebrates at the county Board of Elections office Friday morning. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: RECOUNT GIVES WHELAN WIN"
By JOHN T. WARD Citing the thin vote margin, a Superior Court granted a request for a recount in the Red Bank council election Friday. The action by Judge KatieContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS WIN RECOUNT ORDER"
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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.