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RED BANK: HORGAN BAILS; NEWCOMER RUNS
RED BANK: Horgan heads to the exit with Menna, citing "divisiveness, distrust, and acrimony" stoked by Zipprich. Meanwhile, a political newcomer files to run for mayor.
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RED BANK: PROJECT DRAWS CLOSER TO OK
RED BANK: Vote on condo project delayed by lack of rendering after testimony that revisions improve safety and runoff issues from 2018 plan.
RED BANK: MUMFORD YANKS APARTMENT PLAN
RED BANK: Mumford yanks plan for Shrewsbury Avenue apartments after stream of complaints about gentrifying impact on neighborhood.
RED BANK: APARTMENTS ON MONMOUTH OK’D
RED BANK: Monmouth Street lot derided as "disgusting" for decades gets OK for 32 apartments amid complaints about density.
RED BANK: REVISED CORNER PLAN AIRED
RED BANK: Developer seeks OK for plan changes at site adjoining library as Maida presses for "holistic" reduction of stormwater into Maple Cove.
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: PROJECT GETS NO BOARD SUPPORT
RED BANK: Mumford plan for Shrewsbury Avenue gets mixed reviews from public, but no support from zoning board. Too tall and too dense, members say.
RED BANK: It's (still) all but official: Triggiano and Sturdivant win primary for spots of Democrats' November ballot for council.
RED BANK: WOMEN IN LEAD AS DEMS SPLIT
RED BANK: Triggiano solidly at top of field as challenger Sturdivant widens lead over Yassin for second spot on Democrats' November ballot.
RED BANK: THREE CLOSE IN DEM’S PRIMARY
RED BANK: In unofficial tally, Triggiano led three other Democrats after a rare primary challenge for council Tuesday, with second spot a closer call.
RED BANK: In Tuesday's election, Democrats face off in rare contested primary while Republicans once again have 'placeholder' candidates on ballot.
RED BANK: CHARTER REVIEW VOTE SLATED
RED BANK: All-Democratic council agrees to put charter study on November ballot, a move that could lead to nonpartisan elections.
RED BANK: COUNCIL INITIATES REBUILD
RED BANK: One day after Redevelopment Agency recommendation, council moves to jumpstart Senior Center repairs, but recriminations fly.
RED BANK: SENIOR CENTER FIX-UP ADVANCES
RED BANK: Redevelopment Agency advances repair plan for Senior Center, potentially defusing a hot issue in Democratic primary.
RED BANK: TOP JOB OPEN AT TIME OF STRIFE
RED BANK: Menna blames Shehady departure after just three years on "scheme" and worries "dysfunctional" atmosphere will repel good candidates.
RED BANK: Civil war among Democrats intensifies as local Republican chairman says Zipprich has made local politics "a toxic endeavor."
RED BANK: DEMS CALL FOR CHARTER STUDY
RED BANK: Bitter split among Democrats widens as mayor and four council members call for charter study, deride Zipprich as party boss.
RED BANK: Republicans announce 'placeholder' council candidates to vie for seats held by two Democrats, who first face primary contests.
RED BANK: DEMS SWAP IN NEW CANDIDATE
RED BANK: Local Democrats name Sturdivant to replace Jones in June primary challenge to council incumbents Triggiano and Yassin.
RED BANK: VIEWS SPLIT ON MUMFORD PLAN
RED BANK: Mumford plan for stores and 23 apartments on Shrewsbury Avenue gets mixed reviews but no zoning board decision yet.
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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.
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.