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RED BANK: NOVEMBER ELECTIONS ADVANCE
RED BANK: November election date expected to be restored; social worker for police department "spitballed;" other council meeting highlights.
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RED BANK: MAYORAL CONTENDERS UP FOR ‘FACEOFF’
RED BANK: Both mayoral candidates have agreed to participate in redbankgreen's "Faceoff Over Red Bank's Future" next month.
RED BANK: SPECIAL-ELECTION PLANS MULLED
RED BANK: Officials turn attention to special election in May, mulling early-voting weekend option, with cost concerns aired.
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: Citing recent political "unpleasantness," Forest makes emotional plea for nonpartisan elections, and Charter Study Commission agrees.
RED BANK: Menna won't seek to retain his seat as mayor after being "dumped" by Zipprich-led Democratic organization.
RED BANK: Heading into Tuesday's Charter Study Commission public hearing, partisan elections are clearly in the crosshairs.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN ELECTIONS? NOT YET
RED BANK: A referendum on nonpartisan elections and reform government reform is not on the ballot today, and its leading advocate is OK with that.
RED BANK: Petition drive for nonpartisan elections fails to meet deadline for November ballot, but isn't dead, Taylor and Whelan say.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN DRIVE UNDERWAY
RED BANK: Advocates for nonpartisan elections begin making their case with an event to kick off a petition drive for a November referendum vote.
RED BANK: NONPARTISAN DRIVE TO KICK OFF
RED BANK: Back in the minority and out of the running, Taylor and Whelan plan to kick off push for nonpartisan elections with an event at Red Rock next week.
RED BANK: WOMEN PLAN ‘NONPARTISAN’ RALLY
RED BANK: Area women plan "nonpartisan" rally day after Trump inauguration "committed to reminding ourselves and our leaders that we are one community."
Mayor-elect Mike Skudera, right, with Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna at the KaBoom Fireworks fundraiser last month. Four years after winning a spot on the borough council, 32-year-old Mike Skudera was elected mayor of Tinton Falls yesterday in an upset...
RED BANK: COUNCIL TURNS TO CODE REWRITE
RED BANK: A month into a new form of government, council is expected to get down to the nuts-and-bolts of erasing its predecessor: the "borough" structure.
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: NO FIREWORKS ON FINAL AGENDA
RED BANK: Agenda for final council meeting under "borough" government form suggests no fireworks, but hey, anything can happen.
RED BANK: PORTMAN ‘LISTENING’ TO MANDATE
RED BANK: Coming off a decisive win, Portman says he's listening to residents and preparing to use the 'mandate' they gave him.
RED BANK: PORTMAN SLATE’S WIN OFFICIAL
RED BANK: Certified results show incumbent Portman trounced Hogan with 61 percent of the vote in historic, low-turnout election.
Partyline
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 ...