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Powerline Opposition Group Hires A Lawyer

Story and photos by Jay Cook HAZLET – A local grassroots organization has hired its own attorney in an effort to halt a powerline project it deems detrimental to Monmouth...

November 21, 2016 | comments

Idea Of White Street Parking Garage Comes Back Into View

By John Burton RED BANK – Things may be moving forward for the possible redevelopment of the White Street lot to pave the way for a future parking garage. The...

November 21, 2016 | comments

Borough Explores More Ways to Sell Beach Badges

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – In an effort to accommodate its beachgoers, most of whom live out of town, the borough will offer sales of half-price passes for the...

November 21, 2016 | comments

Donald Brown Stresses “Natural High” to RBC Students

Story and Photos by Vincent Landolfi, Jr. RED BANK–Red Bank Catholic (RBC) 2005 graduate Donald Brown, who has played football for the Indianapolis Colts and the San Diego Chargers, was...

November 18, 2016 | comments

Highlands’ Concrete Gazebo To Be Dismantled

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – The borough is now working with a contractor on setting up a date to remove the controversial Super Storm Sandy memorial that sits on the...

November 18, 2016 | comments

Rally For the Navesink Seeks To Identify Source of Pollution

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia Since the Rally for the Navesink meetings started in late June, much of the talk has been about tracking down and rectifying sources of...

November 17, 2016 | comments

Brainstorming A New Oceanic Bridge

Photo and story by Joseph Sapia All ideas are on the table as the county seeks the public’s views on how to deal with the deteriorating 77-year-old Ocean Bridge, spanning...

November 17, 2016 | comments

Owner Moves Forward With Mad Hatter Rebuild

  By John Burton SEA BRIGHT – The Mad Hatter’s owner is moving forward with rebuilding, regardless of efforts to appeal the borough’s development approval and other obstacles he’s experienced...

November 15, 2016 | comments

In Election Court, Motivated Voters Plead Their Cases

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia On Tuesday, new American citizen Eniko Piantanida pleaded her case – saying she had registered to vote by mail, sending the materials in to...

November 14, 2016 | comments

Trump’s Sway Felt In Monmouth County

By John Burton  The election of Donald J. Trump for U.S. President may defy what the prognosticators expected on the national level and maybe in New Jersey. But that political...

November 13, 2016 | comments

GOP Retains Majority In Shrewsbury

By John Burton SHREWSBURY – This was not the year for change for Shrewsbury given the election results. Despite a year when Democrats had a full slate of candidates –...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Democrats Win In Red Bank

Story and photo by John Burton RED BANK – “The Democrats are back in control!” said an exuberant Borough Councilman and Democratic Municipal Chairman Edward Zipprich on election night, as voting...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Sea Bright Voters Elect Kelly, Birdsall To Council

By Liz Sheehan SEA BRIGHT – Republican incumbent Brian Kelly, who has served on the council for 11 years, was reelected to the Borough Council by a large margin for another...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Atlantic Highlands Candidates Split The Ballot

By John Burton ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – If the current numbers hold up, both the Republican and independent camps will have to settle on half a loaf in each winning a seat...

November 13, 2016 | comments

Republicans Sweep County Freeholder, Sheriff and Surrogate Positions

By Joseph Sapia The Monmouth County Republicans were victorious in all the countywide races, easily retaining the sheriff, surrogate, and two Board of Freeholders seats on Tuesday’s General Election ballot....

November 10, 2016 | comments

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