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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

New Year Ushers In GOP Control In Red Bank

By John Burton RED BANK – There was a changing of the guard and some new faces in borough government as Republicans took control of the Borough Council for the...

January 7, 2016 | comments

Conservation on the Calendar for 2016

  By Laura D.C. Kolnoski The Monmouth Conservation Foundation is expanding its outreach in 2016 to more inclusively reach all ages and more towns with its message of preserving and enjoying...

January 7, 2016 | comments

Little Free Libraries: Some of the Best Gifts Are Free

Little Free Libraries Promote Love of Reading By John Burton RED BANK – Sharing a love of reading and connecting with your community is the plan behind the Little Free Libraries...

December 25, 2015 | comments

Red Bank GOP Ready To Take The Reins

By John Burton RED BANK– What Borough Councilmen-elect Michael Whelan and Mark Taylor lack in experience in their young political careers, they say they make up in energy and enthusiasm....

December 24, 2015 | comments

Community Honors Life of Teacher Jonelle Melton

By John Burton RED BANK – Jonelle Melton, a victim of a brutal crime that took her away much too soon, touched the lives of many in her short life. And...

December 24, 2015 | comments

Lawmakers Propose Changes To Tax-Free Status For Hospitals

By John Burton The recent tax court ruling in Morris County and pending legislation in the state Senate have not-for-profit hospitals and municipalities figuring out their future relationship. Following a...

December 23, 2015 | comments

Oceanport’s Write-In Mayor Prepares To Take Office

By John Burton OCEANPORT – Mayor-elect John “Jay” Coffey may have been the most surprised by his Nov. 3 election win. “I had only written a concession speech,” Coffey acknowledged,...

December 22, 2015 | comments

Family Resource Associates Gives Hope And Help To Families

by Gretchen C. Van Benthuysen Nearly 30 years ago Maire Merritt gave birth to her second daughter, Eileen, who has Down syndrome. “I knew nothing about Down syndrome or cognitive...

December 22, 2015 | comments

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