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RED BANK: TWO FAMILIES DISPLACED BY FIRE
RED BANK: Two families were displaced from their homes by an apartment fire that killed two pets Wednesday morning.
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RED BANK: FIRE VICTIM MOURNED
RED BANK: Would-be rescuer recounts fatal blaze, and community gathers to mourn its 90-year-old victim, "loving and kind" Hazel Davis.
RED BANK: 90-YEAR-OLD KILLED IN FIRE
RED BANK: A 90-year-old woman died in Wednesday morning's fire at Evergreen Terrace complex, said fire Chief Hartman.
RED BANK: OVEN-MITT FIRE STOPPED
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters responded to a report of an oven fire in a unit at the Manor Drive condo complex Sunday afternoon.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS PRESS FOR RENT HIKE
RED BANK: Volunteer firefighters derail introduction of borough budget they say would scuttle a negotiated funding plan for their firehouses.
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES HOTEL LAUNDRY
RED BANK: Molly Pitcher Inn briefly evacuated Saturday as employees hold laundry room fire in check until firefighter arrive, says chief.
RED BANK: FIRE DAMAGES APARTMENT
RED BANK: Smoky fire in third-floor unit briefly empties seven-story Colony House Apartments. No injuries reported, says Chief Hartman.
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: CAR FIRE DOUSED NEAR SCHOOL
RED BANK: Volunteers douse car fire near St. James School shortly before start of classes. No injuries reported.
RED BANK: THIRD TIME AS CHIEF FOR HARTMAN
RED BANK: Hartman returning for third term as fire chief as department "recycles" ex-officers, with new generation nearing eligibility.
RED BANK: SYSTEM STOPS DUBLIN HOUSE FIRE
RED BANK: Dublin House Pub sustains light damage after fire suppression system douses early morning kitchen blaze, officials say.
RED BANK: FIREFIGHTERS KEEP FREE Y ACCESS
RED BANK: YMCA walks back part of a plan to end free memberships for borough kids and first responders, but says no kids will be turned away.
RED BANK: JENSEN ELECTED FIRE CHIEF
RED BANK: Firefighters mark election of Stu Jensen as 2018 chief as he pledges to try to give volunteers training and gear they need.
RED BANK: DeFAZIO TO RETURN AS FIRE CHIEF
RED BANK: Pete Defazio is slated to begin his third term as chief of the borough's volunteer fire department. He also wore the helmet in 1987 and 1993,
RED BANK: PORTMAN PAINTS ROSY OUTLOOK
RED BANK: Mayor outlines plans for "amazing" makeover of Marine Park and other "long overdue" projects for 2024.
RED BANK: TRANSIT VILLAGE, RBFD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On Thursday's council agenda: next step towards 'transit village' label; updates to fire department ordinance.
RED BANK: SALARY BUMPS & MORE ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Council to set new salary ranges for top three posts, and itself, when it meets Thursday night. Here's a glance at the agenda.
RED BANK: SMELL OF SMOKE EMPTIES TRAIN
RED BANK: Report of train fire prompts fire department response and evacuation. No fire occurred, however, says chief.
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.
RED BANK: REFLECTIONS ON SEPTEMBER 11
RED BANK: Mayor and eighth-grader offer reflections as about 100 gather in Riverside Gardens Park on 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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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 ...