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RED BANK: HISTORIC REFERENDUM ON BALLOT
RED BANK: Organized opposition to November 8 referendum did not materialize, but there has been pushback, and voters still have questions.
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RED BANK: BBQ KICKS OFF REFERENDUM PUSH
RED BANK: "Taking nothing for granted," government overhaul advocates launch campaign for November 8 referendum.
RED BANK: REFERENDUM ON CHANGE SET
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission wraps up with report that puts new form of government and non-partisan elections up for November vote.
RED BANK: CHARTER REFERENDUM ADVANCES
RED BANK: Charter Study Commission agrees on "council-manager" government and other aspects of November referendum.
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 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: NO LOCAL TAX INCREASE IN BUDGET
RED BANK: Property owners will see no increase in the local tax this year, says Yassin. Here's a rundown of Wednesday's busy council session.
RED BANK: In Tuesday's election, Democrats face off in rare contested primary while Republicans once again have 'placeholder' candidates on ballot.
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: 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: JANNONE Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Laura Jannone said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
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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.