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Red Bank Asks For More Time To Study Charter School Expansion Plan

By John Burton RED BANK — Borough officials are hoping to delay a plan to double the size of the Red Bank Charter School until they have a chance to...

January 21, 2016 | comments

On Sandy Hook, A Coyote Surprises Photographer

John Entwistle captured this image of a coyote on Jan. 7, near the bayside beach on Sandy Hook. Entwistle, of Farmingdale, and a friend, had come to snap photos of...

January 18, 2016 | comments

Cyclists Plan Red Bank Road Race

By John Burton RED BANK – Professional cyclists could be taking competitive laps around the borough this summer, organizers are hoping. The National Cycling Association (NCA) and the USA CRITS...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Highlands Seeks to Remove Concrete Sandy Monument

  By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – One year ago the Borough Council, in a 4-0 vote, approved a plan by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association to build a monument honoring the community...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Charter School Proposes Expansion

Impact on public schools is a concern By John Burton RED BANK –  A plan to double the size of Red Bank Charter School is necessary in order to meet...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Microbead Phaseout Applauded by Clean Water Advocates

  Story and photo by Joseph Sapia Plastic is a helpful part of our everyday life, but it’s also negatively pervasive, with containers and wrapping material littering roads, finding its...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Locals Bid Farewell To Legendary Lobster House

By Jay Cook SEA BRIGHT – Harry’s Lobster House, a legendary Sea Bright eatery for the last 70 years, closed its doors for the final time Sunday, Jan. 10. The...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Mayor Finds An Unlikely Ally In Flap Over Appointments

  By John Burton RED BANK – Just days into the new year, Democratic Mayor Pasquale Menna raised an issue with the newly seated Republican majority over its appointments, and...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright Considers Metered Parking Lots for Summertime

  By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – The Borough Council is considering timed metered parking in its municipal lots during the beach season. Joseph Verruni, acting borough administrator, said that...

January 14, 2016 | comments

A Neighborhood Bookstore Endures

  By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen FAIR HAVEN – When you walk into River Road Books on River Road you won’t see tables and shelves filled with dozens of the...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Arnone Named New Freeholder Director

By Muriel J. Smith FREEHOLD – Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone was named director of the Monmouth County Board of Freeholders at its reorganization meeting Jan. 6 at the Biotechnology High...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Oceanport’s Write-In Mayor Sworn In

By John Burton OCEANPORT – “We the people,” was the repeated refrain from Democratic Mayor John “Jay” Coffey as he took office on Jan. 1, outlining his plan to address...

January 8, 2016 | comments

Mayors Cast Wishes For 2016

By John Burton As we look ahead to 2016, we take stock on our lives and often make those resolutions to better ourselves. We say we’re going to lose weight,...

January 8, 2016 | comments

Mayor Le Grice Begins Term in Atlantic Highlands

By Muriel J. Smith ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – Democrat Rhonda C. Le Grice was sworn in as mayor by Borough Clerk Dwayne M. Harris at the Jan. 1 reorganization meeting, taking...

January 8, 2016 | comments

Starting 2016 on the Right Foot

  By Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen |  While some people were sleeping late or nursing hangovers the morning after New Year’s Eve, others were welcoming 2016 by taking a brisk...

January 7, 2016 | comments

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