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RED BANK: DUPONT Q&A
RED BANK: Eleven candidates seek seats on five-member charter study commission. Here's what Mike DuPont has to say about himself and the issues.
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RED BANK: DuPont makes it a contest, becoming sixth candidate for a seat on five-member charter study commission in November referendum.
RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’
Councilman Mike DuPont, with his wife, Doreen, beside him, addresses Democratic supporters on election night. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red Bank Republicans blasted incumbent CouncilmanContinue reading "RED BANK: GOP CALLS DUPONT ‘SORE LOSER’"
RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont was squeezed out of his post as Belmar’s borough attorney Tuesday, four days after a court ruling found shortcomings in his handling of a ballot question there, APP.comContinue reading "RED BANK: DuPONT LOSES BELMAR JOB"
RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL
The red clay courts, idled since Hurricane Sandy, as seen from the Monmouth Boat Club next door. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD Red BankContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT ZAPS JETSUN PROPOSAL"
RED BANK: DUPONT TO MAN TOLLBOOTH
“I’ll take your offer. You tell me the time and place,” DuPont told a rep for the tolltakers’ union, which is fighting a move to privatize collections. (Photo by JohnContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT TO MAN TOLLBOOTH"
Tim Zebo does some composting at his Red Bank home in 2008. (File photo. Click to enlarge) By SARAH KLEPNER Red Bank could become the first New Jersey town toContinue reading "RED BANK: DUPONT TOUTS COMPOSTING"
This week’s edition of the TriCity News envisions a head-on political collision between two Red Bank residents  — Councilman Mike DuPont and former council member Jen Beck — over theContinue reading "RUN v. BECK? “NOT THIS YEAR,” SAYS DUPONT"
DuPONT’S NEW GIG CAUSES CLASH
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont at a council meeting last month. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge) By DUSTIN RACIOPPI While Councilman Mike DuPont’s appointment as attorney for anotherContinue reading "DuPONT’S NEW GIG CAUSES CLASH"
DuPONT: CAN WE DO THIS SOME OTHER TIME?
Councilman Mike DuPont at Red Bank’s government reorganization meeting on January 1. (Click to enlarge) Red Bank’s borough council is mulling a change in its bimonthly meeting schedule to accommodateContinue reading "DuPONT: CAN WE DO THIS SOME OTHER TIME?"
Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont says it may be time to end tax-exemptions for most non-profits. In the latest round of verbal sparring between Red Bank officials and the town’sContinue reading "DuPONT: TAX NON-PROFITS"
[audio:https://redbankgreen.s3.amazonaws.com/redbankgreen/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dupont.mp3] Today, redbankgreen kicks off a series of unedited audio interviews with each of the four candidates for two seats on the Red Bank Council up for grabs in theContinue reading "COUNCIL CANDIDATE: DuPONT"
Councilman Mike DuPont says the finance committee that he heads is still looking for places to cut. Higher pension costs and an expected increase in tax delinquencies are the main drivers behind a potential increase in Red Bank's local tax...
The site of the former Worden-Hoidal Funeral Home on East Front Street, owned by Riverview Medical Center, is not covered by the deal. After a year trying to knit together a consensus, Councilman Mike DuPont finally got a watered-down version...
After repeated and unsuccessful efforts by Councilman Mike DuPont to ban Red Bank stores from distributing plastic bags, the borough council tonight is scheduled to take up a series of scaled-back measures aimed at fostering recycling and education. On the...
Councilman Mike DuPont takes his lumps at Monday's meeting. Is the ordinance that wouldn't die finally dead? As he has repeatedly over the past ten months or so, Councilman Mike DuPont tried getting his ban on plastic bags passed by...
A stray bag flutters along Monmouth Street recently. A proposed ban on plastic bags may be tabled yet again while its sponsor, Red Bank Councilman Mike DuPont, meets with objectors and other interested parties, today's Asbury Park Press reports. The...
Councilman Mike DuPont's initiative got enough votes for introduction, including one from Councilwoman Sharon Lee, though she said she disagreed with its punitive thrust and could not support adoption. A proposed ordinance that might have put Red Bank in a...
A plastic shopping bag flutters in a tree on Monmouth Street recently. It's not quite the far-reaching approach that its sponsor, Councilman Mike DuPont, first proposed late last year. But an ordinance that DuPont thinks will enable Red Bank to...
RED BANK: HISTORIC REFERENDUM ON BALLOT
RED BANK: Organized opposition to November 8 referendum did not materialize, but there has been pushback, and voters still have questions.
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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 ...