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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Winter Safety Reminders for Getting Around in Lebanon

See Be Seen poster

Lebanon cares about the safety of all residents needing to get around for work and recreation alike. With short days, long nights, freezing temperatures and roads, and COVID-19 wreaking havoc on our transportation needs and schedules, it's the pe...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Upper Valley Pollinator Partners

Pollinator garden on E. Wheelock Street in Hanover

It is NOT too late to start a pollinator garden! Pollinator plaques are still available. Please help us reach 100 new gardens! Learn more in the Upper Valley Pollinator Partners October 2020 newsletter.

Read the October 2020 UVPP Newsletter Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Share Your Vision for NH Route 4A Corridor

Route 4A Flyer

The Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (UVLSRPC) is seeking your input on the Route 4A Corridor. Please take the survey to answer questions about the roadway between Lebanon and Wilmot. You can also access the interactive map for addin...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Artist sought for "Lebanon Artways" Branding Project

Artist sought for Lebanon Artways Project

The Lebanon Arts and Culture Commission is seeking to hire an artist to create a graphic treatment for the wordmark “Lebanon Artways” to become an iconic and instantly recognizable visual cue to the work the Commission is doing to bring art to the communi...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Public Celebration of Glenwood Cemetery Fountain on September 26th

photo of Glenwood Cemetery Fountain

In complement to the July 15th City Council dedication of the Glenwood Cemetery Fountain, the Lebanon Fountain Working Group is pleased to announce an on-site celebration of the new fountain. 

This Saturday, September 26th, from 11:00am-12:00pm, m...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Share Your Vision for NH Route 12A Corridor

Lebanon 12A Corridor Transportation Week Flyer

NH Route 12A Corridor Visioning Week 

What if answering one question from a quick, 10 question survey could help improve funding and your experience along Route 12A? It’s possible and easy! Just fill out the survey at uvlsrpc.org/12aweek...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

NH and the Ratification of Right to Vote for Women, 100 Years Ago

New Hampshire and the ratification of the right to vote, 100 years ago with photo of 19th amendment

The Lebanon Heritage Commission celebrates the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guaranteed the right to vote for all American women. The 19th Amendment was formally ratified on August 18, 1920 (a century a...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Glenwood Cemetery Fountain Restoration Complete

photo of Glenwood Cemetery Fountain

With the restoration of a fountain at Glenwood Cemetery, Lebanon has put another feather in its cap as the “The City of Fountains”. 

With gratitude to the City’s volunteer-led Fountain Working Group, a function of the...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Take the NH Broadband Survey

Let your voice be heard megaphone

What has your experience with internet access in Lebanon been like? 

  • Do you rely on your phone when in public places because you have limited or no internet service at home?
  • Do you have trouble with reliable audio and/or video quality for online me...
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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Take the 2020 Census to Help Us Get Representation

Census 2020 - Everyone counts.

The 2020 U.S. Census is an opportunity for all Lebanon residents to be counted. Right now, our community participation rate is at about 70% while New Hampshire, on the whole, is currently ranked 25th in responses. Yet, it’s easy and fast to part...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Curbside Take-Out Meals at Upper Valley Senior Center

Grab and Go logo

The Grafton County Senior Citizens Council will be hosting "Grab-&-Go" curbside take-out meals at the Upper Valley Senior Center, 10 Campbell Street, Lebanon. The take-out meals will be available every Wednesday from 12:00-12:30pm starting o...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

2020 Lebanon Bike Rodeo Kits, Helmets “To Go”

2020 Lebanon Bike Rodeo to Go

The Annual Jim Wechsler Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair is typically held downtown at the CCBA—but this year, on June 2nd, the event is coming to each kid’s door! Well, almost. The City is working with various partners to assemble ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 14, 2020

May is (Still) Bike Month!

May is Still Bike Month

Vital Communities is helping the Upper Valley to ramp up for Get Out & Bike Week, May 18-25, with a great webpage of cycling “to do’s”, and a “toolkit” including a virtual workshop on May 19th, and NH ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Guidelines for Restaurants and Outdoor Seating

Guidance for Restaurants and Outdoor Seating for Stay at Home 2.0

Requests by restaurants to create new outdoor seating areas or to expand existing outdoor seating areas pursuant to Emergency Order #40 issued on May 1, 2020 by the New Hampshire Governor shall be subject to the following requirements.

All requests for new...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Final Visioning Charrette Report Available

West Lebanon Village Visioning Newsflash

On October 18-19, 2019, the Planning Department hosted a Visioning Charrette to explore how Main Street in West Lebanon Village and the surrounding area could be enriched through a variety of enhancements. More than 50 residents, property owners, and busi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Dana House Building Improvements to Begin

Dana House

The City of Lebanon will be commencing with removal of old roofing and replacing the roof systems on the Dana House, as well as performing other limited building improvements.

Re-roofing of the original portion of the Dana House, located at 20 Seminary Hil...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Help Us Track Amphibians on the Move

Amphibians Crossing

Please help the Lebanon Conservation Commission gather information about amphibian migration “hot spots" in town! 

Every spring, salamanders, frogs, and toads migrate to vernal breeding pools on “Big Nights” &...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Lebanon Racks It Up While Staying Apart, Together

Officer Pike 03766 Bike Rack

Our roadways are a bit quieter for the time being, though maybe you’ve been pedaling or afoot more? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed a new element to the Downtown Lebanon and West Lebanon streetscapes: two shiny ne...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Online Building Permits Now Available!

Permit Portal Newsflash

The City of Lebanon is excited to announce that you can now electronically apply for - and track - the status of residential and commercial building permits using our new online portal powered by “City Squared”. Applications submitted ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Census 2020 in Lebanon

Census 2020 - Everyone counts.

The 2020 U.S. Census is an opportunity for all Lebanon residents to be counted. The Census aims to include all members of Lebanon’s community, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, or place of birth. Census data will be used for the next ten years...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: February 27, 2020

It's Still Winter Out There - Share the Road Safely

Snow, ice, rain, slush, thawing, and freezing - we’re seeing it all on our roads and sidewalks right now. 

The following are some reminders for those who are driving, walking, and/or biking during this season of unpredictable weather.

Dri...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: November 14, 2019

New Signal Hill Trail

porcupine in tree at Signal Hill

Looking for a great hike on a Lebanon Conservation Property? Come explore the recently created Hudson Parkway trail leading to the Signal Hill Summit Field and enjoy views of Croydon Mountain, Mount Ascutney, Blueberry Hill, Shaker Mountain, Mount Okemo, ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: August 20, 2019

E-bikes in Lebanon

NH Bike Laws

Have you recently seen someone riding their bike up a hill without using much effort? Maybe their bike looked hefty or had extra attachments on the frame? If so, you were most likely looking at an electric bike. 

Electric bikes sometimes referred ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Lebanon's SolSmart Award Upgraded to Silver

SolSmart Silver Logo

Last week, Lebanon was informed that we have been upgraded from SolSmart Bronze to Silver designation by the U.S. Department of Energy. This is the result of the D.O.E.’s reconsideration of two key features that the City had already put in place: ...

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