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RED BANK: CASSIDY Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate David Cassidy said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
Remember: Nothing makes a Red Bank friend happier than to hear "I saw you on Red Bank Green!"
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTER RECALLS SCARE AS STORY OF COMMUNITY
Volunteer firefighter hospitalized fighting blaze uses borough council position thank others and praise community.
RED BANK: COUNCIL SWALLOWS “HARD TRUTH” ON WATER RATES
Red Bank council members call water rate hike painful but necessary - and better than privatization. (click to read)
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.
RED BANK: BIG-TRUCK PARKING BAN PENDING
RED BANK: Truck owners may need to take their vehicles off street as council mulls five-ton limit for those parked overnight.
RED BANK: PARTISAN ‘VENGEANCE’ ALLEGED
RED BANK: Ousted Housing Authority chairwoman alleges political payback for non-reappointment; Triggiano denies it.
RED BANK: TREE REMOVALS AT ISSUE
RED BANK: South Street tree removals "unavoidable," though residents said they were in the dark about the plan.
RED BANK: PBA BLASTS McCONNELL’S ‘ETHICS’
RED BANK: With McConnell retirement pending, police union accuses him of "numerous inappropriate sexual relationships" with employees.
RED BANK: COUNCIL TO TAKE AIM AT GRAFFITI
RED BANK: Council looks to address increase in graffiti, rejects requiring parents of offenders to perform community service.
RED BANK: NOVEMBER ELECTIONS ADVANCE
RED BANK: November election date expected to be restored; social worker for police department "spitballed;" other council meeting highlights.
RED BANK: LOTTERY SETS NEW COUNCIL TERMS
RED BANK: Triggiano and Facey-Blackwood, key players in government overhaul, win four-year terms in lottery held Thursday night.
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: A GRACIOUS END TO ‘BOROUGH’ ERA
RED BANK: After 115 years, "borough" government era ends with a council session free of the infighting that marked the last five.
RED BANK: ROSI LISTING RUSHED THROUGH
RED BANK: Ignoring planning board rejection, soon-to-be-replaced council OKs 11th-hour attempt to protect Senior Center property.
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: 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: ELBOW-TO-ELBOW AT ‘FACEOFF’
RED BANK: Large field of candidates in May 9 election sits elbow-to-elbow for "Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future." Full video.
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.
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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.