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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 REFERENDUM ADVANCES
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission agrees on "council-manager" government and other aspects of November referendum.
RED BANK: COMMISSION TO HOLD FORUM
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission schedules forum on first phase of its examination of municipal government and elections.
RED BANK: Half-dozen residents weigh in as Charter Study Commission holds public hearing on first phase of its examination of municipal government and elections.
RED BANK: SHEHADY ON COMMISSION AGENDA
RED BANK: Eight months after ending a stormy tenure as business administrator, Shehady will be interviewed by the Charter Study Commission.
RED BANK: COMMISSION PREPARES TO DIG IN
RED BANK: Newly empaneled charter study commission hires an attorney and gets its first "homework" assignment: reading a report.
RED BANK: COMMISSION SETS FIRST MEETING
RED BANK: Less than a month after voters authorized its formation, charter study commission sets organizational meeting for Tuesday evening.
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: CHARTER RACE SET
RED BANK: Eleven candidates file for seats on five-member charter study commission in November referendum as petition deadline expires.
RED BANK: DuPont makes it a contest, becoming sixth candidate for a seat on five-member charter study commission in November referendum.
RED BANK: FIVE UNITE AS CHARTER SLATE
RED BANK: Five self-described "forward-thinking" candidates for charter study commission form a slate to represent the town's "eclectic nature."
RED BANK: CHARTER QUESTION PUT ON TRACK
RED BANK: Charter study measure clears first formal hurdle, with public hearing slated for June 23. Meantime, process questions need answers.
RED BANK: CHARTER REVIEW VOTE SLATED
RED BANK: All-Democratic council agrees to put charter study on November ballot, a move that could lead to nonpartisan elections.
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: CHARTER PANEL TO HOLD HEARING
Retired teacher Barbara Boas, center, was one of seven borough residents named to a study commission last week. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD MayorContinue reading "RED BANK: CHARTER PANEL TO HOLD HEARING"
RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN
Protesters marched from the middle school to borough hall in freezing weather. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank residents hoping to slow orContinue reading "RED BANK: MARCHERS REJECT CHARTER PLAN"
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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.