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RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS TAX BREAKS
RED BANK: Saxum seeks tax break to offset higher construction costs for 210 units at VNA site. Two vacant gas stations to be included in review.
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RED BANK: BOARD SUED OVER TWO DECISIONS
RED BANK: Planning board faces two lawsuits, one for denying an extension to Hampton Inn, another for approving Saxum's 210-apartment project on VNA site.
RED BANK: APARTMENT REVIEW BEGINS
RED BANK: Hearing on 59-unit apartment project on Monmouth Street begins with focus on other density variances near the train station.
RED BANK: BOARD AIRS SAXUM PLAN HURDLES
RED BANK: Public and planning board take aim Saxum plan for 210 apartments, citing traffic, fire safety, environmental and other concerns.
RED BANK: PLAZA FOCUS OF SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: At fourth hearing on Saxum plan for 210 apartments, questions focus on proposed plaza at what some consider a dangerous location.
RED BANK: POOP & MORE DELAY SAXUM VOTE
RED BANK: Questions about dog poop, sight lines and a tree delay vote on massive plan for VNA site as board member rebukes Saxum attorney.
RED BANK: SAXUM TRAFFIC Q&A DELAYED
RED BANK: With traffic the biggest issue surrounding Saxum's plan for old VNA site, many questions are deferred to next planning board session.
RED BANK: HOTEL DELAY REQUEST REJECTED
RED BANK: In a stunner, planning board rejects developer's request for an additional year to start building Hampton Inn, throwing project into uncertainty.
FAIR HAVEN: LAWYERS GET DOWN TO DUNKIN’
FAIR HAVEN: Residents planning to attend a zoning board hearing about a proposed Dunkin' might want to fortify themselves in advance with extra caffeine.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ PLAN UNDER APPEAL
FAIR HAVEN: Hoping to derail a proposed Dunkin' Donuts over jurisdictional issues, lawyers for residents opposed to the plan get an appeal hearing.
FAIR HAVEN: DUNKIN’ GETS SPILLOVER CROWD
FAIR HAVEN: Spillover crowd forces change of venue for Dunkin' Donuts hearing as lawyers hammer traffic consultant over parking adequacy.
RED BANK: POLS PULL U-TURN ON PARKING
RED BANK: Republicans and Democrats claim compromise on White Street redevelopment that will also nullify lawsuit over parking garage.
RED BANK: PARKING GARAGE HEARING SLATED
RED BANK: After remaining largely mum for months, the council is ready to talk, and hold a public hearing, about the parking proposals for White Street.
RED BANK: WHERE ARE THE GARAGE PLANS?
RED BANK: Where are the proposals for a new downtown garage? After being held up by litigation, they could be released this week, says Whelan.
RED BANK: Council ends parking deficiency fees for developers. Meanwhile, lawsuit may slow progress toward downtown garage.
RED BANK: HAMPTON INN WINS APPROVAL
RED BANK: Hampton Inn gets a green light after developer withdraws a traffic element that opponents said would lead to crashes.
RED BANK: SUIT FILED OVER GARAGE HEIGHT
RED BANK: A group led by former Councilwoman Cindy Burnham, just four weeks out of office, sues to derail White Street garage plan.
RED BANK: HOTEL ANTAGONIST RETURNS
RED BANK: The lawyer who derailed a proposed Hampton Inn four years ago returned Monday night, claiming his clients have legal standing to contest the plan.
RED BANK: COURT BACKS HEIGHT CHANGE
The seven-story, 76-room hotel would be built on a one-acre riverfront property adjacent to Cooper’s Bridge, seen here from the Middletown side of the Navesink. (Photo by John T. Ward. ClickContinue reading "RED BANK: COURT BACKS HEIGHT CHANGE"
RED BANK: HAMPTON HOTEL PLAN REVIVED
Lawyer Ron Gasiorowski, who has sued to block to the hotel, examines a rendering at a 2012 hearing. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD FiveContinue reading "RED BANK: HAMPTON HOTEL PLAN REVIVED"
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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 ...
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 ...