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RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission meets to review current form of government and recommend possible changes for voter approval.
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RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission kicks off phase two of its work with a presentation by an official from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs on alternative forms of municipal government.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission to hear testimony on the impact of ballot design on primary elections, and party-chair perspectives on nonpartisan government.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY COMMISSION
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission session cancelled for lack of quorum. Next session scheduled for June 21.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY SET INTO MOTION
RED BANK: Voters overwhelmingly set charter study in motion, choosing four slate candidates plus DuPont for advisory commission.
RED BANK: CHARTER STUDY CANDIDATE Q&As
RED BANK: Eleven candidates seek seats on five-member charter study commission. Q&As, plus a voter guide on the various ways to cast ballots.
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: BOROUGH GETS NEW MANAGER
RED BANK: For top job at borough hall, council approves a 38-year-old municipal administrator who began his career as a police dispatcher.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TURNS TO CODE REWRITE
RED BANK: A month into a new form of government, council is expected to get down to the nuts-and-bolts of erasing its predecessor: the "borough" structure.
RED BANK: PARKS AND MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for Thursday night's council session includes status update on planned changes at Marine Park. Here's what else to expect.
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.
RED BANK: NEW GOVERNMENT TAKES OFFICE
RED BANK: New era in municipal government begins with visit by governor, who swears in Portman and roasts Triggiano.
RED BANK: NO FIREWORKS ON FINAL AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for final council meeting under "borough" government form suggests no fireworks, but hey, anything can happen.
RED BANK: FOREST LEAVES SCHOOL BOARD
RED BANK: Board of education bids goodbye to longtime member Ben Forest, who joins the council July 1, and welcomes new member.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE SWEEPS RACES
RED BANK: Incumbent mayor Billy Portman and his slate of council candidates sweep to victory in Tuesday's history-making election.
RED BANK: FACEY-BLACKWOOD Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Nancy Facey-Blackwood said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Ben Forest said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Kate Triggiano said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: BONATAKIS Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Kristina Bonatakis said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: CANDIDATES JOSTLE FOR POSITION
RED BANK: Thirteen council candidates vie for voter attention in fast-paced, online forum ahead of May 9 election.
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GOING GREY
Workers painting the stone facade of the PNC Bank at the corner of Broad and Harding Thursday morning. An upgrade? Maybe it’s just pri ...
COFFEE & WILDLIFE
RED BANK: The best wildlife show in town can be taken in from a waterfront bench outside the public library, and it's totally free.
FAWNING OVER HER BABY
A mother deer and her fawn were spotted between a row of garages on Hudson Avenue and some trees alongside the Broad Street parking lots. Re ...
EVENING ESCAPE
RED BANK: Sailors in Monmouth Boat Club's weekly racing series found tranquil conditions on the Navesink River Tuesday evening.
PEAK COLOR ON BROAD
RED BANK: A year after they were installed, downtown mini gardens have added to "transformational" improvements, says business owner.
RED BANK: FAIRIES MOVE IN ON WHITE STREET
Red Bank: Girl scouts turns tiny parking lot plot of dirt into a "magical girls sparkle garden."
TRAINING UNDER FIRE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters train to cut into pitched roofs under active fire conditions.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...