Category: News

Federal Dollars Coming for Inconvenient Intersection

By Jay Cook | COLTS NECK – Long-sought relief for one of the more headache-inducing intersections in Monmouth County is on the way. The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Holmdel Talks Affordable Housing with Residents

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – Discussions over what impact affordable housing would have on New Jersey towns have been constant since 1975, and that conversation continued at this week’s...

July 6, 2017 | comments

Officials Mull Options for Reviled Cell Tower

By Jenna O’Donnell | LITTLE SILVER – A deeply unpopular cell tower built behind borough hall last month was again the issue at hand as the mayor and council gathered...

July 5, 2017 | comments

Monmouth County’s Young Progressives Build Forum for Political Engagement

By Matt Lobosco | LONG BRANCH – The opportunity for young people to engage in politics is growing in Monmouth County. Out of a desire to spark youth political involvement,...

July 4, 2017 | comments

Government Transparency Reinforced By OPRA Decision

By Jay Cook | A state Supreme Court decision last week reaffirmed what many Sunshine Law advocates have known as gospel for years: email records are public records. After years...

July 4, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Dems Counter GOP On Parking

By John Burton | RED BANK–It is the Democrats’ chance to fire back, offering their own vision for seeking a downtown parking solution, but the Republican leading the charge on...

July 4, 2017 | comments

Middletown Takes Next Step Toward New Town Hall

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Citing outdated infrastructure, shoddy HVAC service and a dearth of parking, township officials took the next step earlier this week toward the development of...

June 30, 2017 | comments

Oceanic Bridge Study Rebooted

By John Burton RUMSON — It’s back to the drawing board, quite literally, for the Oceanic Bridge and its future. After years of discussion and scoping meetings conducted by various...

June 29, 2017 | comments

Fair Haven Plans For Police HQ, Community Center Upgrades

  By John Burton | FAIR HAVEN — “It’s not a matter of want. It’s a matter of need,” said Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli, speaking about plans to renovate and upgrade...

June 29, 2017 | comments

Trial Opens In Attempted Murder Case in Red Bank

By John Burton | FREEHOLD — Monmouth County Assistant Prosecutor Martha Nye stood before a jury in state Superior Court on Tuesday morning asking them to put themselves on a...

June 28, 2017 | comments

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