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RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
RED BANK: This Redevelopment Agency meeting has been canceled.
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RED BANK: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY NAMED
RED BANK: By 4-1 vote, council approves members of new redevelopment agency, along with a second group to serve as technical advisors.
RED BANK: The authors of a report calling for the creation of a downtown redevelopment agency appear on the verge of winning a contract to make it happen.
RED BANK: BANK WITHDRAWING FROM TOWN
RED BANK: Wells Fargo is shutting down its Broad Street operations, vacating one of the town's most visible commercial properties. (Click.)
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Jacqueline Sturdivant said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: ZIPPRICH WON’T SEEK NEW TERM
RED BANK: His years as Democratic chair marked by strife, Zipprich says he won't seek re-election under a new form of government he opposed.
RED BANK: BANK DOWNSIZING AT CORNER
RED BANK: "For Lease," says sign outside giant Wells Fargo office and bank on Broad Street. What's Going On Here?
RED BANK: MIRANDI Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what Angela Mirandi, a Democrat running for council, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: PENNEY Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what Jonathan Maciel Penney, a Republican running for council, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: TAYLOR Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what Mark Taylor, a Republican running for council, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: JACKSON Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what John Jackson, a Democrat running for council, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: PORTMAN Q&A
RED BANK: Here's what Billy Portman, the lone candidate for mayor, sees as the big issues in town. Plus: how to cast your ballot.
RED BANK: PARK DESIGNATION ADVANCES
RED BANK: With questions still to be answered, council starts process to designate portion of Senior Center site as "passive" park.
RED BANK: BROADWALK ACTION EXPECTED
RED BANK: Broadwalk restart not on council agenda, but downtown business community hopes to get green light Wednesday night.
RED BANK: TRIGGIANO UNSEATS ZIPPRICH
RED BANK: Triggiano-led slate completes swift overthrow of Zipprich Democrats, giving her his seat at the party's helm.
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: BUDGET INTRO ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Budget intro tops busy agenda as council meets in person for first time in 26 months, with home-participation option.
RED BANK: Council agenda includes final axe for the Redevelopment Agency and accepting "corrective actions" for deficiencies found in 2020 audit.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN INPUT SOUGHT
RED BANK: Residents invited to offer input into Master Plan via website that asks what they love and what they want changed, among other questions.
RED BANK: DENHOLTZ PLANS MASSIVE PROJECT
RED BANK: Denholtz Properties is negotiating to create a massive new development at the train station, redbankgreen has learned.
Partyline
PUDDLE BE GONE
A work crew was out this week attacking the site of the notoriously persistent puddle at the corner of Broad and Mechanic Streets. This phot ...
SMALLS FOR MAYOR?
We at redbankgreen remain neutral in political affairs and never make endorsements. But we have to say Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen’ ...
CRASH ON LEIGHTON
The driver of this car was headed north on Leighton Avenue when they it hit an SUV pulling a work trailer headed in south in the opposing la ...
CAR VS STREET SIGN
The driver of this Mercedes hopped the curb and toppled the street sign at the corner of South Pearl and Drs. James Parker Boulevard Wednesd ...
SKETCHES OF RED BANK BY LOCAL ARTIST MICHAEL WHITE
Sketches of Red Bank scenes have been floating around on social media and we thought they deserved some spotlight. First appearing in our fe ...
POLE DOWN
Utility pole falls on English Plaza shop Forge after being struck by SUV shortly before noon. No injuries reported, though 86-year-old drive ...
YO, ADRIAN!
It’s a tough turn for our hero as Rocky Balboa is relegated to the curb for trash pickup on Locust Avenue. We’ll have to go back ...
“EL PALOMO” IS IN THE HOUSE
Jesus Rios, a mariachi singer who performs under the stage name “El Palomo” (The dove) pauses for a moment before entering a bac ...
CROC SPOTTED IN RIVER
Frighteningly hideous and green, a solitary Croc lurked ominously amid the flotsam and foam in the Navesink River alongside the Red Bank Fir ...
KISS ICON REFLECTS ON BROADWALK
A Swarovski crystal-bedazzled self-portrait painting of Paul Stanley, longtime singer and guitarist for the rock band Kiss peers out from a ...
CHISELIN’ AWAY
Marcelo Garcia Lopez works with hammer and chisel on a new feature for his flower garden on Shrewsbury Avenue: a hollow in a carved log in w ...
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
  Saturday’s storm sent a tree toppling on this house on Bank Street, damaging the roof. Workers Wednesday could be seen removing ...
SNAPPING IN THE BREEZE
RED BANK: Blustery winds had the flags in Riverside Gardens Park snapping Monday evening.
POWER LINE DOWN
Red Bank firefighters were on scene at Manor Drive dealing with a live power line Monday afternoon. There was no immediate report of fire. T ...
TAR BEACH SOLSTICE
Aldo Quiroz of Ocean Township came ready with his beach chair and found a shady spot to spend his lunch hour in a parking lot off Broad Stre ...
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.