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RED BANK: AFTER LOST DECADE, TOXIC CLEANUP IS “EMERGENCY”
RED BANK: In 2014, officials said the cleanup of a contaminated former landfill along the Swimming River would take five to ten years to finish. A decade later, they haven't even started. (click to read)
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RED BANK: LEAD PIPES, SIDEWALKS TOP AGENDA
RED BANK: Council mulls borrowing for train station sidewalks and replacing lead water lines.
RED BANK: Here's what council candidate Ben Forest said in response to a redbankgreen questionnaire.
RED BANK: WALTON TAKES OVER DPU
RED BANK: Council picks new DPU head, OKs Broadwalk, takes action on long-closed town dump and hears plan for downtown gardens. Highlights.
RED BANK: MASTER PLAN INPUTS SLATED
RED BANK: Residents to get two chances next month to weigh in on Master Plan update, with special focus on three areas of town.
RED BANK: SUNSET PARK CONCEPT TO DEBUT
RED BANK: Residents to get first look Monday at concept plan for new park on long-closed landfill site overlooking Swimming River.
RED BANK: RESIDENTS RESIST DUMP-SITE PARK
RED BANK: Not everyone wants a park at the former town dump, say residents concerned about the long-range effects of contaminants.
RED BANK: PLANTING SEEDS FOR FUTURE PARK
RED BANK: The long process of creating a waterfront park at the former town dump kicks off with a public brainstorming session.
RED BANK: BRAINSTORMING A NEW PARK PLAN
RED BANK: Got some ideas for the new park planned for the former landfill site on the West Side? Bring them to this meeting.
RED BANK: Council takes a step toward creation of a park on the longtime site of the borough dump and incinerator. Up next: what to include?
RED BANK: INCINERATOR SITE TO GET… WHAT?
The former landfill on West Sunset Avenue. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge) By JOHN T. WARD After years of environmental remediation, Red Bank’s former landfill is expectedContinue reading "RED BANK: INCINERATOR SITE TO GET… WHAT?"
PARK AT INCINERATOR SITE YEARS AWAY
Mayor Pasquale Menna with engineer Christine Ballard of T&M Associates at the incinerator site last Friday. (Click to enlarge) The work of finally pulverizing Red Bank’s 70-plus-year-old incinerator smokestack toContinue reading "PARK AT INCINERATOR SITE YEARS AWAY"
TIME TO PUT THE CHAMPAGNE ON ICE?
Red Bank officials say they’re now about a month away from tearing down the West Sunset Avenue incinerator stack that has stood as a reminder of the town’s garbage-burning pastContinue reading "TIME TO PUT THE CHAMPAGNE ON ICE?"
Contractors working on improvements to a nearby intersection are using the borough-owned lot as a staging area. A wooden form for making concrete slabs was built at center, and a load of stone was dropped closer to the river. A...
The week in crime, as reflected in the Red Bank Police Department log, for the week of August 8 through 15. Entries are unedited. Criminal Mischief occurring on 8-9-08 at Pearl St. Victim reported that unknown subject(s) scratched a parked...
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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 ...