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RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Police blotter for March includes the arrest of a fugitive, a woman charged with arson and four DWI arrests.
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CHIEF WON COUNCIL PRAISE WHILE SHIELDING GIRLFRIEND
RED BANK: While repeatedly protecting his girlfriend and subordinate from discipline, McConnell won plaudits for managing the town.
RED BANK: ALLEGED FAVORITISM SPARKED PROBE
RED BANK: State AG's report exposes alleged pattern of favoritism by police Chief McConnell toward officer he dated and married.
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: PBA NOW “CONFIDENT” IN OFFICIALS
RED BANK: PBA president says union is again "confident" in police and borough leadership after AG "sustains" its complaints about McConnell.
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: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN
A pedestrian was able to walk away after being struck by a train pulling into Red Bank’s NJ Transit rail station this afternoon, according to several people on the scene.
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: PEDESTRIAN STRUCK
RED BANK: Pedestrian suffered "relatively minor" injuries when she was struck by a vehicle last week, police said Monday.
RED BANK: CRASH INJURES SHOP EMPLOYEE
RED BANK: Boutique worker suffers minor injuries when car crashes through front window while parking Wednesday, police said.
RED BANK: STORM LARGELY SPARES BOROUGH
RED BANK: Two parked cars damaged, street closed by fallen tree, but otherwise storm that smacked Northeast spares borough.
RED BANK: ROMCOM FILMED HERE SET TO ROLL
RED BANK: Romcom with scenes shot here in 2022 set for release this month. We've got the trailer. How many locations can you ID?
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: BASIE BLEACHER PLAN ADVANCES
RED BANK: Borough will move ahead with plan to request state money to replace grandstand at Count Basie Fields.
RED BANK: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: CRIME & ARREST REPORTS
RED BANK: Lots of graffiti, four DWI arrests, and a borough man arrested twice in a month. Police blotter for November.
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.
RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: At final session of 2023, council to take up possible train station redevelopment, stadium bleacher replacement.
RED BANK: BASIE BLEACHER PROJECT SLATED
RED BANK: Home-team bleachers at Basie Park would be replaced at a cost of $1.16 million under Green Acres funding request.
RED BANK: TOWN SEEKS SAFE ROUTES GRANT
RED BANK: Two intersections near primary school, and one at middle school, would get pedestrian improvements if grant comes through.
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“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 ...
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 ...