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RED BANK: FILM RECYCLING IN SPOTLIGHT
RED BANK: Plastic film recycling enters its second month of a one-year pilot program amid questions about costs and collections.
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RED BANK: RECYCLING, BULK SKEDS CHANGED
RED BANK: Borough releases 2021 waste pickup schedule, with more frequent recycling pickups and less-frequent bulk collection.
RED BANK: DELISA TO GET ‘EMERGENCY’ PACT
RED BANK: With no bids submitted for trash contract, borough will go to interim pact to avert an "emergency" – at an extra cost of $10k per month.
RED BANK: With borough about to award its second private trash collection contract, here's a chance for residents to weigh in on pickup frequency.
RED BANK: TALKING TRASH, AND RECYCLING
RED BANK: After five years of private trash collection, borough plans to survey residents and businesses about garbage and recycling pickups.
ON THE GREEN: NEW RECYCLING RULES
ON THE GREEN: New rules concerning plastic bags used to hold recyclables for curb pickup kicking in locally, thanks to China.
RED BANK: SURPLUS KEEPS TAX RATE LEVEL
RED BANK: McConnell credits "wise" spending decisions during pandemic for surplus that's keeping 2021 tax increase to zero.
RED BANK: TRASH PACT, LEAK REPORT OK’D
RED BANK: Council OKs new trash contract with more frequent recycling pickups and higher costs. Also authorizes report on Zipprich emails.
RED BANK: SPLIT OVER LEAK PROBE CONTINUES
RED BANK: Split over probe into leaked emails enters its third month as Ballard derides colleagues for wanting to "whistle past the graveyard" and ignore the issue.
RED BANK: Neither of two clashing requests for investigations of leaked emails appears on Wednesday night's council agenda. Here's what is on it.
RED BANK: DEMS CLASH OVER BUDGET, PROBE
RED BANK: Rifts laid bare as council Democrats clash for hours over budget and an email leak probe that one calls a "witch hunt."
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH ASKS FOR LEAK PROBE
RED BANK: Zipprich wants probe of leaked emails in which Shehady warned of efforts to "sabotage" trash bidding. Also, Ballard and Shehady spar again.
RED BANK: ‘SABOTAGE’ OF TRASH BID ALLEGED
RED BANK: Shehady, citing "suspicious" Zipprich email echoed by a hauler's letter, warns of effort to "sabotage" trash contract bid process.
RED BANK: DPU UPDATES PICKUP SCHEDULES
RED BANK: Can't remember when to put out recycling or brush for pickup? Borough DPU posts a new downloadable schedule for 2019.
RED BANK: TRASH PICKUP TO GO PRIVATE
Two of the borough’s four garbage trucks will be sold, and the other two kept for leaf and snow removal, officials said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) ByContinue reading "RED BANK: TRASH PICKUP TO GO PRIVATE"
No borough employees will lose jobs or benefits in the switch, Mayor Pasquale Menna said. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD The end ofContinue reading "RED BANK: PRIVATE TRASH PICKUP NEARS"
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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.
“SUPERMOM” WANTS YOUR VOTE
Business owner. Dyed in the wool, lifelong Red Banker. Mother of six. Yup, seems like Anita Pierce does it all. In other words, she’s ...
SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
RED BANK: Town prepares for Saturday's Pride in the Park celebration with another lawn art design by public works supervisor and Fire Chief ...
MOVIES VIA LIBRARY
RED BANK: Public Library now offers members access to streaming movies via Kanopy, with some 30,000 titles and tons of content for kids.
NEW RAINBOW CROSSWALK ON BROWN PLACE
Kicking off pride month, some Brown Place and Spring Street residents, ages 5 to 11, constructed a rainbow crosswalk with chalk over the wee ...
WHAT TO WEAR?
RED BANK: Dressmakers' mannequins appeared to mull what to wear as they looked down on Monmouth Street last week.
SYMPHONY RETURNS JUNE 29
RED BANK: An annual crowd pleaser returns June 29 with a free concert in Marine Park by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, RiverCenter said ...
Heard on the Green
Heard on the Green
DUCK RESCUE EFFORT
Duckling rescue attempt underway in sewer at East Front and Broad, 10:29 a.m.
HOUSING CRUNCH
Demolition begins for new apartments at Globe Court and Mechanic Street.
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 ...