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RED BANK: SOME VOTERS HAD OTHER IDEAS
RED BANK: Portman may have been the only one on the ballot, but 94 voters had other ideas about who should be mayor, according to write-ins.
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RED BANK: TAYLOR ENTERS COUNCIL RACE
RED BANK: Taylor replaces Stout on GOP ticket, seeks to reclaim council seat he left in 2018 and undo "chaos" at borough hall.
RED BANK: BBQ KICKS OFF REFERENDUM PUSH
RED BANK: "Taking nothing for granted," government overhaul advocates launch campaign for November 8 referendum.
RED BANK: TRIGGIANO UNSEATS ZIPPRICH
RED BANK: Triggiano-led slate completes swift overthrow of Zipprich Democrats, giving her his seat at the party's helm.
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: STURDIVANT DROPS MAYORAL BID
RED BANK: Following a challenge by her own party over petition signatures, Sturdivant quits mayoral race, leaving Portman the sole Democrat.
RED BANK: Monmouth Democratic organization, again at sharp odds with Zipprich, files formal challenge to Sturdivant mayoral candidacy.
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: STURDIVANT TO RUN FOR MAYOR
RED BANK: One day after stunning primary win, Portman has a challenger: first-term council member Sturdivant, who filed as an independent.
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 TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
RED BANK: Horgan and Okeson drop lawsuit to oust Mirandi. Up next, the June 7 showdown that pits two sides in the sharply divided Democratic party.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SPARS OVER BROADWALK
RED BANK: With Broadwalk dining plaza expected to return mid-July, Democrats clash over membership of restart committee.
RED BANK: Three Republicans who've previously run for council as 'placeholders' comprise mayor-and-council ticket in GOP's June primary.
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: Republicans announce 'placeholder' council candidates to vie for seats held by two Democrats, who first face primary contests.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS? NOT YET
RED BANK: A referendum on nonpartisan elections and reform government reform is not on the ballot today, and its leading advocate is OK with that.
RED BANK: GOP PAIR QUIT COUNCIL RACE
RED BANK: Both Republicans quit borough council race, leaving incumbent Democrats Ballard and Zipprich on a glide path to re-election.
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PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
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.