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RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL BALLARD
Michael Ballard, Democrat. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) The balance of political power is at play in the November 3 election in Red Bank, which features four candidatesContinue reading "RED BANK COUNCIL Q&A: MICHAEL BALLARD"
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RED BANK: BALLARD SLAMS PORTMAN VETO
RED BANK: Ballard criticizes Portman veto of short-term rental law as a "political stunt aimed to slow down Borough operations."
RED BANK: PORTMAN MOCKS BALLARD CLAIMS
RED BANK: Ballard says he signed Sturdivant petition to counter "secret" pacts involving Portman, who mocks the allegation in response.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS ‘TEAM’ GOALS
RED BANK: Ballard aims to reclaim borough from "administrator on steroids" and end era of council members "at each others' throats."
RED BANK: BALLARD AND PORTMAN TO FACE OFF
RED BANK: The two contenders for mayor in the June 7 Democratic primary have agreed to a virtual debate.
RED BANK: TAYLOR GRILLS ZIPPRICH, BALLARD
RED BANK: Taylor's aggressive questioning of Zipprich and Ballard on "interference" dominates special session of Charter Study Commission.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH, BALLARD ON AGENDA
RED BANK: On deck to offer Charter Study Commission testimony at a special session Thursday: councilmen Ed Zipprich and Michael Ballard.
RED BANK: DEMS DUMP MENNA FOR BALLARD
RED BANK: Democratic regulars pick Ballard as their candidate for mayor, dumping party stalwart Menna, who says they showed "their true colors."
RED BANK: BALLARD BLASTS SELF-DEALING ALLEGATION, ANNOUNCES MAYORAL RUN
RED BANK: Shehady memo alleges Ballard duped council into approving raise for his wife; Ballard blasts "defamatory attack" and announces run for mayor.
RED BANK: BALLARD TOUTS NEW FEE LAW
RED BANK: Ballard touts new development fee law as countering impact of "explosive growth," though Menna sees it as ripe for legal challenge.
RED BANK: BALLARD OPPOSES SURPLUS USE
RED BANK: Ballard challenges fellow Democrats on council's use of $3.5 million surplus "just to say we didn't raise taxes."
RED BANK: Ballard decries 'tragedy' of Daunte Wright killing and the fear he and other Black Americans experience in encounters with police.
RED BANK: BALLARD SEEKS PROTOCOL FIX
RED BANK: Ballard proposes changes to public-comment protocol that he says will restore back-and-forth exchanges and help clarify information.
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH SAIL TO WINS
RED BANK: In-person turnout light as Zipprich and Ballard breeze toward new council terms.
RED BANK: BALLARD, ZIPPRICH DUCK Q&A
RED BANK: Ballard and Zipprich, unopposed incumbents seeking re-election as Red Bank council members, duck customary question and answer.
RED BANK: BALLARD DUBS COPS ‘AGGRESSIVE’
RED BANK: Ballard blasts cops "overaggressive" response to incident that led to his wife being handcuffed. Also tees up unnamed borough hall officials.
RED BANK: BALLARD REPORTS WIFE’S ‘ARREST’
RED BANK: Councilman adds one to the growing list of Zoom meeting embarrassments: a report of spousal arrest in progress.
RED BANK: BALLARD & ZIPPRICH TO RUN AGAIN
RED BANK: Zipprich and Ballard to defend seats on the all-Democrat council in November election. No word yet on Republican candidates.
RED BANK: BALLARD Q&A
RED BANK: Q&A with council candidate Michael Ballard, one of four contenders for two open seats on the governing body in the November 7 election.
By JOHN T. WARD The Red Bank Democrats named board of education member Michael Ballard to replace former Councilman Art Murphy on the November election ballot, according to an announcementContinue reading "RED BANK: DEMS TAP BALLARD FOR COUNCIL"
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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 ...