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Posted on: December 11, 2018

What Steps Are We Taking? Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety in Lebanon

red sign that says every corner is a crosswalk

The following is an excerpt from the December 2018 Safety & Activities Update written by the Lebanon Pedestrian and Bicyclist Advisory Committee (LPBAC). 

This letter to the community highlights important resources a...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Just Published! Final report on The Historic Water Powered Mills of Lebanon

screenshot of the cover of the Lebanon Mills Report

The final Water Powered Mills of Lebanon, NH, project report authored by Monadnock Archaeological Consulting, and sponsored by the Heritage Commission, has been published and is now available on the Lebanon Mills project page

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Proposed 2019-2024 CIP Now Available

Cover page for 2019 Capital Improvements Program

The Capital Improvements Program (CIP) is a document, which is developed and updated annually for use by the City Council to review proposed budget expenditures relative to the capital needs of the community. As such, the CIP is an essential comp...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Supporting Pollinators in the Landscape

Child sitting in front of flowers at Canillas Community Garden

We Need Them

Bumblebees buzzing and scrolling the air … butterflies and moths fluttering about … birdsong …. The sounds and motions of pollinators feed our senses and connect us to the seasons, and their work supports life ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: June 14, 2018

What About Insects, Spiders, and Other Creepy Crawlies?

screenshot of insect article in pdf format

Insects are often considered “pests” but not all bugs are bad. Out of nearly one million known insect species, only about one to three percent are really pests. What about the rest of them? Some insects actually help us by keeping pests ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Healthy Lawns (not perfect lawns!)

Healthy Lawns Images

The Lebanon Conservation Commission would like to remind residents of how lawn care practices can have unintended consequences, impacting the health of our waterways and wildlife, not to mention children and pets. There are steps that homeowners or busine...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Lucky's Coffee Garage Receives Preservation Award

NH Preservation Award for Lucky's Coffee Garage

The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is a branch of the state's Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Each year the Preservation Alliance recognizes outstanding preservation work through its Achievement Awards program. 

Selection criter...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Wild About Lebanon: Hike Farnum Hill

Wild About Lebanon

The Upper Valley Land Trust, the City of Lebanon and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to bring back a popular program that celebrates the City’s natural assets. UVLT President Jeanie McIntyre says, “Lebanon is a thriving ...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Mills of Lebanon Project to be Featured at State Conference

Rivermill Stack. Photo submitted by Patricia McGovern.

The New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) - Division of Planning has announced its 24th Annual Spring Planning and Zoning Conference to be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. The City of Lebanon...

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Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Lebanon Designated as Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community 2017 Bronze Seal

The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Lebanon with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. The award recognizes Lebanon’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs,...

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View our 2017 Spring Report Card! Lebanon Planning & Development
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Lebanon's Wildlife Corridors- Wildlife Corridor Analysis

Following the 2010 completion of Phase II of Lebanon’s Natural Resources Inventory (NRI), and the 2012 adoption of the City’s Master Plan, the Planning Department engaged Dr. Rick Van de Poll and Dr. Alcott Smith in 2013 to complete wi...

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View the Lebanon Wildlife Corridors Analysis Lebanon Planning & Development