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In Show of Support of Muslims, Residents of All Faiths Gather at Middletown Mosq...

Story and photos by John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Marlboro Township Councilman Jeff Cantor felt he had to do something to respond to the recent presidential executive order travel ban on...

February 10, 2017 | comments

One House Can’t Become Two, Says Planning Board

By Liz Sheehan| SEA BRIGHT – Neighbors, some accompanied by their attorneys, came to the Jan. 24 meeting of the Unified Planning Board to object to the proposal to build...

February 9, 2017 | comments

Suit Aims to Put Brakes on Possible 8-Story Garage

By John Burton | RED BANK – Still in an early planning stage, a possible downtown garage that could be a tall as 8 stories faces a legal challenge from former...

February 8, 2017 | comments

Coming to Fort Monmouth: Lifestyle and Retail Hub ‘Freedom Pointe’

Story and photos by Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – The first shovels to begin construction on Freedom Pointe, “a premier, mixed-use lifestyle destination,” could be in the ground at...

February 7, 2017 | comments

Residents Turn Out In Numbers To Plead For No Power Lines

Story and photos by Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – For Brittani Smith, the fear of living next to high voltage powerlines has become a reality. Towering over her childhood home off...

February 7, 2017 | comments

Among Fort Monmouth Developers, Three Local Residents

Story and photos by Laura D.C. Kolnoski FORT MONMOUTH – Among the projects moving forward on Fort Monmouth announced on Jan. 26 by the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA)...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Shrewsbury ShopRite Gets Green Light

By Christina Johnson | SHREWSBURY – Attention shoppers: A big, brand news ShopRite supermarket is coming to Shrewsbury Avenue. The borough’s Zoning Board of Adjustment gave the go-ahead to landowner...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Remembering Judge Himelman

By John Burton | RED BANK – Speaking with those who knew William Himelman, Red Bank’s long-serving Municipal Court judge who died last week, certain words keep coming up: “fair”...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Rumson’s Relationship With Trees Is Blooming

By Jay Cook | RUMSON – After residents were dismayed by a borough streetscape improvement program that removed dozens of mature trees lining their streets in 2015, a borough commission has...

February 6, 2017 | comments

Twenty Eight Local Artisans Under One Roof

By Jay Cook| BELFORD – A Belford business is hoping to capture the Jersey Shore spirit by shining sunlight on its creative talent. Junction Boutique, located in the heart of...

February 1, 2017 | comments

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