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RED BANK TRAIN STATION AREA PLAN CHUGS FORWARD
RED BANK: The planning board paved the way for council to declare train station area a redevelopment zone as builder plans to go big.
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RED BANK: BOARD ATTORNEY LECKSTEIN DIES AT 81
RED BANK: Michael Leckstein, who served as planning board attorney here for 25 years – and in Little Silver for 50 – died Saturday.
RED BANK: PRESERVATION LAW ADVANCES
RED BANK: Proposed changes to historic preservation law clear planning board review, return to council for possible adoption January 25.
RED BANK: POT SHOP OK’D, MINUS LEFT TURNS
RED BANK: Cannabis shop wins OK for long-vacant Exxon site, minus dangerous highway turn. Up next: getting a license from the council.
RED BANK: AFTER EARFUL, BAR OWNER GETS OK
RED BANK: Along with board OK for site changes, Red Rock owner gets an earful over "astonishing" noise and porta-potties.
RED BANK: POT SHOP ACCESS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: Consultant for proposed cannabis shop at town's northern gateway revives controversial traffic proposal.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: POT SHOP BUYS TIME
RED BANK: Facing likely rejection over parking and pedestrian issues, proposed West Front Street pot shop may revise its plans.
RED BANK: CANNON TO RETURN AS ATTORNEY
RED BANK: Cannon to return as attorney one year after getting dumped; CME to return as engineer. New council's appointments at a glance.
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK MAKES THREE
RED BANK: Town now has three cannabis shops approved. None have yet opened, and more are pending decisions.
RED BANK: BOARD NIXES CENTER SUBDIVISION
RED BANK: Planning board rejects subdivision of Senior Center property as ceding control of land to New Jersey "in return for nothing."
RED BANK: CANNABIS SHOP OK’D
RED BANK: Proposed cannabis shop overcomes objections that it's too close to charter school with 8-1 victory at planning board.
RED BANK: NO DECISION ON CANNABIS SHOP
RED BANK: Too close to a school? Proposed cannabis shop faces same questions driving effort to rewrite zoning law.
RED BANK: BOARD REJECTS CANNABIS LAW
RED BANK: Pending cannabis zoning law doesn't comply with Master Plan because it inhibits economic development, planning board finds.
RED BANK: SMOKE, BUT NO FIRE ‘COMPANY’
RED BANK: Cannabis business with the "terrible" name of "Red Bank Fire Company" says it will change its branding following planning board OK for dispensary.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN’S USE DEBATED
RED BANK: Concluding a 14-month process, planning board adopts Master Plan amid debate over "prioritizing" its recommendations.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN GETS WALK-THROUGH
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan gets little criticism in its public debut. Up next: how to prioritize its many recommendations, says board member.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN DRAFT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Draft Master Plan to make its debut Monday at a planning board hearing that will be both in-person and viewable via Zoom.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN ROLLOUT SET
RED BANK: Planning board sets Master Plan rollout, with at least two public hearings to come; board also 'endorses' school garden.
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.
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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.
RIVER RANGERS RETURN
River Rangers, a summer canoeing program offered by the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association, returns this summer for up to 20 participa ...
DOUBLE DYLAN IN RED BANK
Trucks for a production company filming what one worker said was a Bob Dylan biography have lined Monmouth Street the past two days with cre ...
AFTER THE RAIN
A pear tree branch brought down by a brief overnight storm left a lovely tableau on the sidewalk in front of Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Pa ...
CONE OF UNCERTAINTY
Asked by a redbankgreen reporter why these cones were on top of cars, the owner of the car in the foreground responded: “That’s ...
RAIL RIDER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of Cooper's Bridge and the Navesink River from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank Tuesday morning.
PUT ME IN COACH!
Red Bank T-Ball kicked off at East Side park on Saturday morning. The brisk weather proved to be no deterrent to the young players, ranging ...
IT’S A SIGN!
Once proudly declaring its all-but-certain arrival in Spring 2019, the project previously known as Azalea Gardens springs to life again with ...
SPRINGTIME MEMORIES OF CARL
The Easter Bunny getup and St. Patrick’s Day hat that belonged to longtime Red Bank crossing guard and neighborhood smile-creator Carl ...
RED TRUCKS AT RED ROCK
A small dishwasher fire at Red Rock Tap and Grill was put out quickly by firefighters overnight, causing minimal damage. Red Bank Fire Depar ...
CREATIVE COVER UP
The windows of Pearl Street Consignment on Monmouth Street were smashed when a driver crashed their car through them injuring an employee la ...
THEY’RE BACK!
Ospreys returned to the skies over Red Bank this week for the first time since they migrated to warmer climes in late fall. With temperature ...
SPRING IS SPRUNG
RED BANK: Spring 2024 arrives on the Greater Red Bank Green with the vernal equinox at 11:06 p.m. Tuesday.
RED BANK’S FINEST – AND NEWEST
Red Bank Police Officer Eliot Ramos was sworn in as the force’s newest patrolman Thursday, and if you’re doing a double take thinkin ...
EASTER EGG MAYHEM AT THE PARK
An errant whistle spurred an unexpectedly early start to the Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, which had been scheduled to begin at eggsactly 11am ...
PRESEASON DOCKWORK
RED BANK: With winter winding down, marina gets ready for boating season with some dockwork on our beautiful Navesink River.
CORNED BEEF AND DISCO FRIES?
It’s Friday, and smart Lent-observing Leprechauns know the pot of gold at the end of Red Bank’s rainbow is actually the deliciou ...
SURFBOARD DITCHED
It’s a violation of etiquette in surfing to ditch your board.  (it could hit another surfer and hurt them). But someone appears to ha ...
ELSIE, TAKE ME WITH YOU!
Soaked by pouring rain with the temperature hovering in the low 40’s, this sign in the window of Elsie’s Subs on Monmouth Street ...