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RED BANK: SAXUM CHANGES APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum wins approval for changes to its massive, not-yet-built housing project on the former VNA headquarters site.
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RED BANK: SAXUM SEEKS MORE BEDROOMS
RED BANK: Two years after winning approval to build 210 units, Saxum wants to increase the bedroom count while reducing density.
RED BANK: COUNCIL MAY REOPEN VNA PLAN
RED BANK: Council moves on possible re-review of VNA site as Saxum pursues reclassification as "area in need of redevelopment."
RED BANK: SAXUM PLAN APPROVED
RED BANK: Saxum plan for 210 apartments on former VNA site wins approval. Mayor cites boost to affordable housing as neighbor says board "sold out."
RED BANK: BOARD AIRS SAXUM PLAN HURDLES
RED BANK: Public and planning board take aim Saxum plan for 210 apartments, citing traffic, fire safety, environmental and other concerns.
RED BANK: PLAZA FOCUS OF SAXUM HEARING
RED BANK: At fourth hearing on Saxum plan for 210 apartments, questions focus on proposed plaza at what some consider a dangerous location.
RED BANK: POOP & MORE DELAY SAXUM VOTE
RED BANK: Questions about dog poop, sight lines and a tree delay vote on massive plan for VNA site as board member rebukes Saxum attorney.
RED BANK: SAXUM CONFRONTS TRAFFIC ISSUE
RED BANK: Traffic consultant defends Saxum's plan for former VNA site, offers suggestions for improvement, including big one repeatedly shot down by NJDOT.
RED BANK: SAXUM TRAFFIC Q&A DELAYED
RED BANK: With traffic the biggest issue surrounding Saxum's plan for old VNA site, many questions are deferred to next planning board session.
RED BANK: MASSIVE SAXUM PLAN FILED
RED BANK: redbankgreen has the scoop on what could be the largest development in borough history: 210 apartments and more on the former VNA site.
RED BANK: HOUSING & MORE PACKS AGENDA
RED BANK: On council agenda: affordable housing deal; parking change for dicey corner; small-bore zoning tweaks; new fines for false alarms; and more.
RED BANK: HIGHER VNA SITE DENSITY URGED
RED BANK: Council moves to boost allowable density of VNA site to 90 units per acre, which would negate a planning board compromise reached last week.
RED BANK: Planning board OKs up to 80 units per acre at VNA site; Menna says high density is critical to town meeting its affordable housing obligation.
RED BANK: Council OKs creation of redevelopment agency, advances possible transformation of former VNA site for large housing project.
RED BANK: VNA SITE UP FOR NEW HOUSING
RED BANK: Owner of VNA site plans demolition of existing building for new housing, mayor says as council begins redevelopment review.
RED BANK: GOP CLAIMS WEST SIDE ADVOCACY
RED BANK: Republicans in this year's council race position themselves as the true advocates for minorities and the West Side, a Democratic stronghold.
RED BANK: HARASSMENT REPORT ON AGENDA
RED BANK: Report on investigation into harassment claim against Shehady by former borough employee on Wednesday's council agenda.
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HEARTY FAREWELL FOR HARDY
RED BANK: Council to honor DPU supervisor Rich Hardy, who retired recently after almost 39 years of keeping things running.
HOMEBOUND? READ ON…
RED BANK: Can't get to the public library? It's now offering free delivery and pickups for homebound borough residents.
TAMING A BEAST OF A WEEK
RED BANK: After the second snowfall of the week, a borough family finds the perfect use for it – a Godzilla snow sculpture.
RED BANK: LIBRARY CLOSED, BUT THE HILL’S OPEN
RED BANK: Though the library was closed by a snowstorm, kids got to enjoy the riverfront property's steep slope Tuesday.
LIGHT(HOUSE) MAKEOVER
This year, getting ready for spring means a midwinter makeover for Strollo's Lighthouse in Red Bank.
TODAY: LOCAL PUPPY COMPETES ON ANIMAL PLANET’S “PUPPY BOWL”
Red Bank’s very own rescue puppy, Biscuit, is set to compete in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl this Sunday, February 11, at 2 PM. Th ...
WHAT? NO redbankgreen NEWSLETTER?
Apologies to redbankgreen newsletter subscribers: the daily email hasn’t gone out for two days because of technical issues.
RED BANK: TIRED OF SKEETERS?
RED BANK: Tired of mosquito bites every summer? Monmouth County has a free program to help eliminate skeeter breeding grounds.
SEA BRIGHT: POLAR PLUNGE FOR ST. JAMES, OTHERS
Hundreds braved the wind and sea on Sunday at 1PM in support of St. James Elementary School, and other Catholic schools in the area. The eve ...
RED BANK: RBR CLAIMS TITLE
RED BANK: Watch pure joy as the RBR boys basketball team celebrates its first B North championship in 17 years.
RED BANK: FORGET-IT FRIDAY
RED BANK: Train Station can be a lonely place Friday mornings, especially with cold rain in the forecast.
RED BANK: CROONING YOUR LOVE
RED BANK: Imagine a quartet of impeccably dressed gentlemen showing up at your beloved's workplace, singing of your love.
RED BANK: BLACK RIVER ROLLS ON
RED BANK: A 68-year-old rail freight engine can still be counted on to draw a trainspotting fan or two when it rolls through town.
RED BANK: ‘MONDAY SWEAT’ MEETS
RED BANK: Joined by the Hazlet Running Club, members of the Red Bank Run Club met for their "Monday Sweat" at Count Basie Field.
RED BANK: CARD SALE BOOSTS GYM DRIVE
RED BANK: Charter School Foundation offers student-deisgned Valentines cards to help raise funds for a gymnasium.
RED BANK: LOVE IS IN THE… WINDOW
RED BANK: Up next: Valentine's Day, and Partyline finds the Red Bank Chocolate Shoppe getting ready for a surge of love and craving.
CLOSING THE BOOK ON A GREAT CAREER
The Red Bank mayor and council honored with a resolution Linda Hewitt (in red) on her retirement from the Red Bank Public Library at Thursda ...
RED BANK: RAIL COMMUTER’S VIEW
A commuter's view of the Route 35 Cooper's Bridge over the Navesink River, as seen from North Jersey Coast Line train 3320 out of Red Bank F ...
RED BANK: PROMISING PROMS
RED BANK: Prom season approaches, and Lunch Break once again steps up with its 8th annual Prom Giveaway of donated dresses.
RED BANK: DOWN BY THE RIVER
RED BANK: Partyline contributor Karly Swaim captured a gloomy mood in Riverside Gardens Park Wednesday evening.