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RED BANK: TAX INCREASE HELD TO ONE PERCENT
RED BANK: Aided by parking surplus, local tax on average-value home goes up $25 this year, officials said at a walk-thru of the 2023 budget.
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RED BANK: BUDGET WALK-THRU SLATED
RED BANK: Spending plan that calls for $14.47 million in local taxes to get walk-thru presentation Thursday night.
RED BANK: HOGAN, PORTMAN SPLIT ON ‘DEBATE’
RED BANK: Hogan says Portman is "refusing" one-on-one mayoral debate. Portman calls claim "nonsensical."
RED BANK: CANDIDATES JOSTLE FOR POSITION
RED BANK: Thirteen council candidates vie for voter attention in fast-paced, online forum ahead of May 9 election.
RED BANK: PORTMAN CITES HOGAN ‘CONFLICT’
RED BANK: Hogan's job as hospital prez would be "massive conflict of interest," Portman says as candidates jostle in online forum.
RED BANK: VOTERS TO GET FIRST LOOK VIA ZOOM
RED BANK: League of Women Voters online forum offers voters the first look at two mayoral contenders and 13 council candidates tonight.
RED BANK: MAYORAL CONTENDERS UP FOR ‘FACEOFF’
RED BANK: Both mayoral candidates have agreed to participate in redbankgreen's "Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future" next month.
RED BANK: CANDIDATE FACEOFF SET
RED BANK: redbankgreen to host 'Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future' April 18, with up to 15 candidates for mayor and council – and a referee.
RED BANK: Voters will have two chances – or one and a half – to size up municipal candidates this week. One's in-person, the other virtual.
RED BANK: DEMS TO SKIP ONE OF TWO FORUMS
RED BANK: Jackson and Mirandi to sit out in-person candidates' forum, drawing fire from GOP; all expected to participate in virtual event.
RED BANK: BUDGET & TAX ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Typical property owner would pay $5 more in the local tax this year, but assessments are up an average 16 percent, Mirandi says.
RED BANK: HYBRID SESSIONS TO BEGIN
RED BANK: After 26 months in 'Hollywood Squares'-style boxes, the council has scheduled its first hybrid in-person/virtual session for next week.
RED BANK: HYBRID SESSIONS PLANNED
RED BANK: After more than two years of virtual meetings, council moves toward hybrid of live and online sessions.
RED BANK: CANDIDATES MAKE THEIR PITCHES
RED BANK: Three council contenders field questions on a range of topics at a rancor-free Candidate's Night carried via Zoom and Facebook.
RED BANK: VIRTUAL CANDIDATES’ NIGHT SET
RED BANK: West Side Community Group to go virtual for its 26th annual Candidates' Night, with all three council contenders saying they'll participate.
RED BANK: BALLARD OPPOSES SURPLUS USE
RED BANK: Ballard challenges fellow Democrats on council's use of $3.5 million surplus "just to say we didn't raise taxes."
RED BANK: SURPLUS KEEPS TAX RATE LEVEL
RED BANK: McConnell credits "wise" spending decisions during pandemic for surplus that's keeping 2021 tax increase to zero.
FAIR HAVEN: COUNCIL TO MEET IN-PERSON
FAIR HAVEN: Cannabis business, 5G technology, honors for scouts and more on agenda as council plans first in-person meeting since start of pandemic.
RED BANK: NO LOCAL TAX INCREASE IN BUDGET
RED BANK: Property owners will see no increase in the local tax this year, says Yassin. Here's a rundown of Wednesday's busy council session.
RED BANK: WHAT’S ON AGENDA, AND NOT
RED BANK: On the council agenda: animal control change on hold; Saxum seeks new site designation; charter study measure advancing and more.
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YAPPY TOGETHER
RED BANK: Look for this cutie pie, named Sacramento, at Yappy Hour on Broadwalk Saturday. He's looking for a new home.
YELLOW RAINCOAT DAY
On a rainy May morning, the only golden sight on Broad Street this morning were the matching raincoats of Eileen and her dog Benny.
STOP. JUST STOP.
RED BANK: For those who don't get the meaning of a stop sign, crossing guard Diane Johnson amplifies the message with some colorful outfits. ...
RECORDS SKIP INTO TOWN
RED BANK: Devotees of vinyl records expected to drop needle at Broad and Mechanic Saturday. Here's why.
Feline fortunes on Monmouth Street
Christopher Russell and feline pal Princess take in some fresh air on a warm May night Thursday in the doorway of Gina’s Psychic Bouti ...
GOING UP?
RED BANK: Public Library will be closed Friday for the start of elevator construction. (Click for more.)
TREEBIRTH
RED BANK: Replacement of nine trees gets underway on South Street, where a wholesale removal angered residents last September. (Click for mo ...
RIVERSIDE FLOW
New Jersey Flow Arts brings together jugglers, poi spinners, hoopers and more weekly in Riverside Gardens Park.
Honeybee swarm carted away
Beekeeper Tanya Ptak of Ptak’s Apiary inspects a swarm of honeybees that chose a flower pot in the courtyard of Red Bank Primary Schoo ...
BELOVED POISONED DOG PHOTO SURFACES
   
THREE ON TOUR
RED BANK: Three borough sites will participate in a weekend of self-guided tours of 52 historic locations in Monmouth County May 4 & 5.
VOLUNTEERS GET INTO THE WEEDS
Toting plastic trash bags, 51 volunteers conducted a walking litter cleanup on Red Bank's West Side Saturday.
“IT’S A PARTY AT WAWA!”
You wish you could vibe like Brian, who lives on the other side of Hubbard’s Bridge. He caught redbankgreen’s attention in Red B ...
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 ...