Category: News

Unexpected Results in a Historically Low Turnout Year

By John Burton This year’s election wasn’t going to be much, with low voter turnout predicted and safe seats up for Assembly, county seats and locally. But those political prognosticators were...

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GOP Takes Red Bank By 4 Votes

By John Burton RED BANK – Monday will tell the tale but for now, the Republicans have secured a majority on the Borough Council by four votes for the first...

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Stamina and Spirit Fueled Recovery from Sandy

But many still suffering By Muriel J. Smith and Danielle Schipani Photographs may have told the story three years ago, but stamina, hope, and spirit have painted an entirely new...

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Court Mandates Judge Thompson To Step Down

Middletown-based attorney can continue private practice By John Burton Nine Monmouth County municipalities are without their usual judge with a rare judicial order removing the longstanding member of the bench,...

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Incumbents Ousted in Highlands

By Muriel J. Smith Two newcomers, running independently of each other, shocked the two incumbent council members with their upset victory Tuesday in the nonpartisan election held under the borough’s...

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