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RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
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RED BANK: PORTMAN ‘LISTENING’ TO MANDATE
RED BANK: Coming off a decisive win, Portman says he's listening to residents and preparing to use the 'mandate' they gave him.
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: 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: PORTMAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what mayoral candidate Billy Portman said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: HOGAN, PORTMAN SPLIT ON ‘DEBATE’
RED BANK: Hogan says Portman is "refusing" one-on-one mayoral debate. Portman calls claim "nonsensical."
RED BANK: PORTMAN CITES HOGAN ‘CONFLICT’
RED BANK: Hogan's job as hospital prez would be "massive conflict of interest," Portman says as candidates jostle in online forum.
RED BANK: BALLARD SLAMS PORTMAN VETO
RED BANK: Ballard criticizes Portman veto of short-term rental law as a "political stunt aimed to slow down Borough operations."
RED BANK: PORTMAN VETOES RENTAL LAW
RED BANK: In surprise move, Portman vetoes short-term rental law, saying council "ignored the simple and widely acceptable solution."
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: PORTMAN TAKES MAYOR’S SEAT
RED BANK: In debut as mayor, Portman pledges to "keep the ship running smoothly" as town embarks on big changes.
RED BANK: PORTMAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what Billy Portman, the lone candidate for mayor, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: PORTMAN READY FOR MAYOR’S MIC
RED BANK: Mayoral favorite Billy Portman is even more the entertainer than we knew, with movie roles and a 'filthy" rap record in his past.
RED BANK: PORTMAN MOCKS BALLARD CLAIMS
RED BANK: Ballard says he signed Sturdivant petition to counter "secret" pacts involving Portman, who mocks the allegation in response.
RED BANK: PORTMAN CLAIMS LANDSLIDE WIN
RED BANK: Political newcomer Portman trounces Ballard in Democratic mayoral primary; reform slate for county committee appears to win majority, he says.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SEES INTERIM ROLE
RED BANK: Running in the June 7 Democratic primary, political newcomer Portman sees himself as a bridge past the 'acrimony' and 'machine politics' to a nonpartisan future.
RED BANK: BALLARD AND PORTMAN TO FACE OFF
RED BANK: The two contenders for mayor in the June 7 Democratic primary have agreed to a virtual debate.
RED BANK: COUNCIL HONORS SOCCER CHAMPS
RED BANK: Mayor Billy Portman and the Red Bank council honored the middle school boys' soccer squad for a championship season last week.
RED BANK: MEET THE MAYOR
RED BANK: Nemo Tile & Stone hosts a "meet the mayor" session with Mayor Billy Portman.
RED BANK: SO WATT AT RED ROCK
RED BANK: Fronted by none other than Red Bank Mayor Billy Portman, So Watt brings its high-energy party music to Red Rock Tap + Grill.
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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 ...