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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Annual Bike Rodeo with Free Helmets, Activities, and More!

children riding bicycles behind police officer on bike course

The  Annual Jim Wechsler Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair is back and this year will be happening in conjunction with the grand opening of the Lebanon Mall Tunnel. Join us on July 8th for a fun, two-for-one celebration of both! The events will be held ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Upper Valley E-bike Lending Library Comes to Lebanon!

Try an Ebike for Free

Would an e-bike make your life easier? Find out for free! 

Local Motion’s Upper Valley E-bike Lending Library will be in Lebanon from July 4th to July 24th. Borrowers can check out an e-bike from Lebanon for 60-minute slots or overnight. ...

Reserve an E-Bike for Free!

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Northern Rail Trail 25-Mile Anniversary Challenge

Northern Rail Trail 25th Celebration with photo of Mascoma River Greenway Umbrella Art

In celebration of the Northern Rail Trail’s 25th Anniversary in 2021, Friends of the Northern Rail Trail (FNRT) invites the whole community to participate in a challenge to walk, run, or bike 25 miles (cumulative) on the Northern Rail Trail this summer!&a...

Participate in the 25 Mile Challenge!

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Board and Committee Members Needed!

Be A Voice in Your Community banner

Would you like to make a meaningful contribution to the community? Boards and Committees are an important part of our local government and help weave the fabric of our beautiful City. Their success is entirely reliant upon the selfless dedication of our v...

Learn how to apply today!

City of Lebanon News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Lebanon Tunnel Grand Opening Event on July 8th

Tunnel Grand Opening

Exciting news! We are pleased to announce that work on the Downtown Lebanon Tunnel Project is nearly complete and a grand opening event will be held on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. 

This event will include live radio by "The ...

Learn more about this event.

City of Lebanon News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Boston Lot Bog Bridge Construction Project

Group photo of local volunteers who helped install bog bridges at Boston Lot Conservation area.

On Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend, approximately 19 volunteers participated in a project to install bog bridges on the Lakeside Trail within Boston Lot Conservation Area. The bridges are designed to assist foot traffic during wet conditions, both minimi...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Volunteers Needed by Upper Valley Senior Center

Meals on Wheels volunteers needed

The Upper Valley Senior Center is looking for dedicated individuals to assist with Home Delivered Meals in Lebanon, West Lebanon, and Hanover. 

Typical routes take 1 to 1.5 hours and mileage is reimbursed for drivers. Meals are free on the days yo...

Learn how your can volunteer.

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Volunteers Clean Up Two Rivers Conservation Area!

group photo of volunteers who helped clean up Two Rivers Conservation area

On Wednesday April 28th, approximately 20 volunteers from the local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived at the Two Rivers Conservation Property and participated in a clean-up event. 

The group led the charge to ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: April 29, 2021

"Keys to the Valley" Website Launched

Keys to the Valley newsletter cover

The Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission (RPC), working jointly with two Regional Commissions in Vermont, is pleased to share the resources and findings from Keys to the Valley, a multi-year initiative to study homes and housing needs in...

Learn more about this new resource.

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 15, 2021

March is Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month has been celebrated since 1987 and was dedicated to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to United States history. This March, the Lebanon Heritage Commission invites you to “stand in her shoes” to explore some of t...

Celebrate Women's History Month.

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Community Conversation: Mt. Support Road Special Assessment District

Community Conversation Mt. Support Special Assessment District March 30, 2021 at 6:30pm

The City of Lebanon is contemplating the creation of a Special Assessment District to fund necessary capital improvements at and near the intersection of Mt. Support Road and Lahaye Drive. A draft map of the proposed District and identification of the pro...

Watch the event recording.

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Slow Internet Getting You Down? Tell the Grafton County Broadband Committee!

TestIt Flyer

Don’t miss out—this is the chance you’ve been waiting for to help inform County and State efforts toward securing funding for better broadband infrastructure.

What is broadband? 

Put simply, broadband is high-speed int...

Take the broadband survey.

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: January 27, 2021

NHDOT I89/Exit 18 Project Feedback

NH Route 120 Study: Tell us what you think

Have you ever been stuck in rush hour traffic either trying to get to I-89 or going north toward Hanover, such as to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center or Dartmouth College? Or have you tried to get your kids to school on a nice day, on foot or bike, but ...

Submit your feedback!

Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Survey Work along Main Street, West Lebanon

West Lebanon Village Visioning Newsflash

The Planning & Development Department has engaged a consultant to assist us with designing streetscape and transportation improvements along Main Street in West Lebanon as a follow-up effort to the 2019 West Lebanon Village Visioning Charrette.&nb...

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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: 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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Lebanon Planning & Development
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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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: 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: 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

In January 2019, Lebanon was informed that they had been upgraded from SolSmart Bronze to Silver designation by the U.S. Department of Energy. This was the result of the D.O.E.’s reconsideration of two key features that the City had already put ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development