LITTLE SILVER - Parents outraged over disciplinary action taken against 16 RBR students as a result of an off-campus, underage drinking incident in February attended the March 5 meeting of the Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education to challenge the action by school officials that kept some students from participating in athletic competitions.
HIGHLANDS - As progress on the replacement of the Highlands/Sea Bright Bridge moves forward as planned, some of the legal schemes to stop the process have been stymied. But, despite a couple of disappointments, bridge preservationists are persevering in their effort to make sure the 75-year-old historic drawbridge bridge doesn't fall down at the hands of the state's wrecking ball... anytime soon, anyway.
LONG BRANCH - The state Department of Environmental Protection's public comment period on the development proposal for the former Takanassee Beach Club property may be over; but activists committed to halting the project are still talking.
FAIR HAVEN - A little over a month ago Fair Haven Mayor Michael Halfacre was confident that the 2008 municipal budget that included a one-half-cent per $100 of assessed value decrease in municipal tax would be adopted on March 10th.
RED BANK - The Borough Council last Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would require all borough stores that use the non-compostable plastic bags to provide an area in the store to collect the bags returned by customers. Stores must have those in place by June 1, according to the ordinance.