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RED BANK: LOTTERY SETS NEW COUNCIL TERMS
RED BANK: Triggiano and Facey-Blackwood, key players in government overhaul, win four-year terms in lottery held Thursday night.
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RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE’S WIN OFFICIAL
RED BANK: Certified results show incumbent Portman trounced Hogan with 61 percent of the vote in historic, low-turnout election.
RED BANK: BALLOT POSITIONS SET
RED BANK: Ballot-position drawing gives Portman inside lane against Hogan in mayor's race, while Hogan's council slate gets primo position.
RED BANK: All 15 candidates for office in May election "cleared the bar" with valid petitions, says clerk. Up next: a ballot-position drawing.
RED BANK: With no new petitions submitted by Monday deadline, voters will have two mayoral and 13 council choices in historic election.
RED BANK: COUNCIL DEMS, HOGAN FORM SLATE
RED BANK: Three council Dems team up with Riverview's president and three others in bid to form new government in July.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH WON’T SEEK NEW TERM
RED BANK: His years as Democratic chair marked by strife, Zipprich says he won't seek re-election under a new form of government he opposed.
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS EARLY, LIVE VOTING
RED BANK: At an added cost of $21k, council greenlights weekend of early, in-person voting for the May 9 special election.
RED BANK: PIPES, RENTALS, VOTING ON DECK
RED BANK: On a heavy council agenda Wednesday: lead pipes, cannabis zoning, water rates, special election and gender-neutral language.
RED BANK: PORTMAN-TRIGGIANO SLATE NAMED
RED BANK: Incumbent Mayor Portman and Councilperson Triggiano among the first announced slate running in the May 9 special election.
RED BANK: SPECIAL-ELECTION PLANS MULLED
RED BANK: Officials turn attention to special election in May, mulling early-voting weekend option, with cost concerns aired.
RED BANK: MENNA ERA ENDS
RED BANK: Menna concludes record-setting combined terms as councilman and mayor. His successor will have to wait four more days to take up reins.
RED BANK: TWO NEWSLETTERS LAUNCHED
RED BANK: Borough government and RiverCenter launch digital newsletters, giving residents and business owners more ways to stay informed.
RED BANK: BUDGET INTRO ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Budget intro tops busy agenda as council meets in person for first time in 26 months, with home-participation option.
RED BANK: CLERK BRINGS TINY-TOWN FOCUS
RED BANK: Having begun her career in a job that required her to wear many hats, new clerk brings a tiny-town awareness to borough hall.
RED BANK: SPARKS FLY YET AGAIN
RED BANK: Yet again, sparks fly at a council session, this time over the protocol of an appointment to housing authority.
RED BANK: HIRING DELAYED BY SALARY ISSUE
RED BANK: Menna balks at salary proposed for new clerk; Ballard, who aims to displace him as mayor, says he's playing "Monday night quarterback."
RED BANK: NEW CLERK ON COUNCIL AGENDA
RED BANK: Council expected to name new clerk and press county for pedestrian safety at Broad & Pinckney at Wednesday session.
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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.