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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 thinking Eliot Ramos was already a police officerContinue reading "RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST"
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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 at Count Basie Park. According toContinue reading "EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK"
RED BANK: NJAG FINDS McCONNELL VIOLATED ETHICS, SHOULD BE ‘TERMINATED’
RED BANK: Attorney General slams McConnell for "unethical behavior" regarding unidentified officer – who redbankgreen has learned is his spouse.
RED BANK: GANT PUTS McCONNELL ON LEAVE
RED BANK: Borough manager puts McConnell on administrative leave eight months after union allegations delayed chief's plan to retire.
RED BANK: POT SHOP GOING FOR LONG SHOT?
RED BANK: With all three retail cannabis licenses allowed by ordinance already approved, a fourth seller applies to open anyway.
RED BANK: FUTILE SEARCH FOR A HOUSE FOR MOM
RED BANK: Amid a housing crunch, one man’s futile search for an affordable small house in town for his mother has left him praying for answers.
RED BANK: COUNCIL PROMOTES SEVEN COPS
RED BANK: Seven police officers promoted, and a new one appointed, before a large gathering of friends and family at council session.
RED BANK: COUNCIL AVOIDS ISRAEL-HAMAS DEBATE
RED BANK: Opposing advocates for Israel and Palestine argue over a non-existent ceasefire resolution as council stays out of it.
RED BANK: LEGAL POT MARKET OPENS WITH CHURN
RED BANK: Monteverde NJ becomes the first to sell recreational weed in town while Scarlet Reserve moves out in frustration.
RED BANK: SILENCE CONTINUES ON PBA V. CHIEF
RED BANK: Seven months after PBA complaint, McConnell is still police chief, awaiting a decision that will allow him to retire.
RED BANK: UNPLANNED BID DRIVES AUCTION
RED BANK: Spontaneous offer for parking spots prompts brief bidding war between pot shop owner and nearby resident.
RED BANK: BROADWALK HERE TO STAY
RED BANK: Broadwalk, the car-free dining and shopping plaza, gets locked in as a recurring seasonal feature downtown.
RED BANK: DEMS NEUTRAL AS RACE ROILS PARTY
RED BANK: Amid a wild primary showdown for U.S. Senate seat, borough's Democratic leaders claim neutrality.
RED BANK: COUNCIL STEERS CLEAR OF GAZA RESO
RED BANK: Council declines to consider resident's cease-fire plea proposal.
RED BANK: DREAMER REFLECTS ON ADVERSITY
RED BANK: In a prizewinning essay, RBR Dreamer Madelyn Sanchez-Berra recounts the effort to save the club that nurtures her dreams.
RED BANK: PARTISAN ‘VENGEANCE’ ALLEGED
RED BANK: Ousted Housing Authority chairwoman alleges political payback for non-reappointment; Triggiano denies it.
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
RED BANK: BAGEL OVEN CHURNS BACK TO LIFE
RED BANK: Seven months after it closed, Bagel Oven has Churned back to life, thanks to a 31-year-old former ironworker.
RED BANK: COUNCIL HONORS SOCCER CHAMPS
RED BANK: Mayor Billy Portman and the Red Bank council honored the middle school boys' soccer squad for a championship season last week.
RED BANK: PBA AGAIN BLASTS McCONNELL
RED BANK: PBA files grievance against McConnell as he ends "interim" borough leadership and awaits word on retirement as chief.
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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 ...
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 ...