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RED BANK: UPDATES ON WATER
RED BANK: Updates on stinky water and new water meters.
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RED BANK: NEW BOROUGH WEBSITE LAUNCHED
RED BANK: Replacing an old clunker, the new borough website is aimed at streamlining information access and boosting engagement, says IT director.
RED BANK: WATER METER SWAPS BEGIN
RED BANK: After controversy over its cost, a program to replace every water meter in town has begun, with homeowners to get visits starting this month.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TAPS METER INSTALLER
Existing water meters are to be replaced with new technology that includes radio transmitters for remote reading, like one already in use on this new house on Oakland Street. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: COUNCIL TAPS METER INSTALLER"
RED BANK: GOP HOSED ON WATER VOTES
Council President Cindy Burnham, sitting in for the absent mayor for the first time, recused herself from the meter bond vote on advice from borough Attorney Jean Cipriani, right. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP HOSED ON WATER VOTES"
Two bonds totaling $3.7 million in debt for a new well and water meters are up for possible adoption vote. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T.Continue reading "RED BANK: WATER BONDS UP FOR VOTE"
SEA BRIGHT LIGHTS UP NEW WEBSITE
Mark Pappas volunteered his company’s resources to build a new website for the borough. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Sea Bright residents andContinue reading "SEA BRIGHT LIGHTS UP NEW WEBSITE"
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL
Councilman Ed Zipprich, seen at the Red Bank NAACP candidates’ forum at Calvary Baptist Church Thursday night, acknowledged he set up a website that now attacks Republican candidates. (Photo byContinue reading "RED BANK: ZIPPRICH OWNS ‘ASTROTURF’ URL"
NEW LOOK, NEW FEATURES, RIGHT HERE…
Welcome to redbankgreen 3.0. The newest version of this seven-year-old authentically local news and information site comes with changes both cosmetic – as you’ve probably already noticed – and substantive. The cosmeticContinue reading "NEW LOOK, NEW FEATURES, RIGHT HERE…"
GOP CLUB CLAIMS WEBSITE HACKING
The GOP says its website was hacked to include a link to a site for Democrat Ed Zipprich, below.  (Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Why does the MonmouthContinue reading "GOP CLUB CLAIMS WEBSITE HACKING"
The new Red Bank government website hit the Internet this morning. Officials caution that this is a soft launch, and that they’re still working out a number bugs and tweakingContinue reading "BOROUGH WEBSITE MAKES QUIET DEBUT"
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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 ...
TUB TIME
RED BANK: A sparrow waits for the next available dirt tub while two others take their Sunday baths. (Click for video.)
CHECK IT OUT
A bench outside the Red Bank Public Library provided a serene view of our beautiful Navesink River Monday evening.
WAYWARD SLIM JIM
Anybody lose a Slim Jim? A “Sweet Mild O’ Mine” flavor Slim Jim was seen left unattended on this mailbox on Mechanic Stree ...
YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.