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RED BANK: DUCKLING RESCUED FROM SEWER
RED BANK: The best 90 seconds of video you'll see today: firefighters rescue duckling from 100-foot-long storm sewer pipe.
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RED BANK: SINKHOLE OPENS ON BROAD
RED BANK: Sinkhole damages car parked in streetscape construction zone, and sanitary sewer fails on Tower Hill.
RED BANK: BROADWALK PANEL FORMED
RED BANK: Sidewalk work underway as Menna appoints Broadwalk committee.
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: BROADWALK MAY RETURN IN JULY
RED BANK: With streetscape project still incomplete, council gives informal approval for a third season of Broadwalk dining plaza, though not before mid-July.
RED BANK: LEAK SLOWS BROAD STREET ANEW
RED BANK: After complaints prompt suspension of sewer line construction on Broad Street, crew returns Thursday to fix a water leak.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET WORK PAUSED
RED BANK: Borough pauses work on Broad Street sewer line two days earlier than planned following complaints about Christmas traffic disruption.
RED BANK: STREET CLOSURES ANNOUNCED
RED BANK: Much of the business district will be off-limits to vehicle traffic Monday to allow for sewer line work on Broad Street.
RED BANK: BROAD STREET PROJECT TO START
RED BANK: As Broadwalk ends second year, a road project set to begin next week will bring disruptions that last until Christmas. Here's what to expect.
RED BANK: BROADWALK BEGINS EXTRA MONTH
RED BANK: Amid a mix of praise and misgivings, Broadwalk begins an extension month, to be followed by major construction project.
RED BANK: COUNCIL OKS SIGNS, SEWER FIX
RED BANK: Council takes action on matters involving borough parks, sidewalks, sewers and more.
RED BANK: DUCKLINGS RESCUED FROM SEWER
While passersby tried to corral the mother duck and eight of her ducklings, above, Lauren Dezzi, below, got ready to retrieve four other babies from the sewer. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: DUCKLINGS RESCUED FROM SEWER"
BRIEF SNAFU ON BROAD
Maybe it was the torrid heat, who knows? But things seemed to go serially wrong for a brief time in downtown Red Bank Wednesday. First, a sewer lateral gave outContinue reading "BRIEF SNAFU ON BROAD"
A stretch of Red Bank’s Monmouth Street, which was closed Wednesday evening for a sewer repair job, is open again today. But borough officials plan to shut it again FridayContinue reading "MANHOLE WORK MAY SHUT BUSY STREET"
Red Bank police have closed Monmouth Street between Broad Street and Drummond Place to address a sewer issue, according to a notice issued by the town this afternoon. The closingContinue reading "REPAIR FORCES MONMOUTH STREET CLOSING"
RED BANK: Debt refinancing and tweaks to a committee's name and aims stand out on a light agenda when the council meets Wednesday night.
RED BANK: PERSISTENT PUDDLE
RED BANK: It's pool of water that never really goes away. What's Going On Here? Fifteen months in the life of a downtown puddle, in photos.
RED BANK: LET’S TALK WATER BILLS
RED BANK: How much should the borough be charging you for water? A public meeting on that question slated for Wednesday. (click for more)
RED BANK: GOODBYE YELLOW… CONCRETE ROAD
RED BANK: Trivia for civil engineering geeks: the days are numbered for the borough's remaining concrete roadways.
RED BANK: HOGAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what mayoral candidate Tim Hogan said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
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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.
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.