Fall dirt road maintenance will begin in October. DPW employees will be blowing leaf debris away from dirt road ditchlines. Please do not blow or sweep any leaves that have collected on your property back onto the road. Remove or bag leaves and dispose of properly.
Eversource along with Asplundh Tree contractors will be working in various parts of town for the next several months on several utility enhancement projects including tree trimming and some tree removal. The areas of town with the most activity include sections of; Exeter Rd, Trumbull Hwy, Goshen Hill Rd, Bender Rd, Gates Rd, Jordan Ln, Old Route 89 and Rafferty Rd. Residents please be careful when passing through Work Zones and if residents plan on picking any wood left behind please be mindful of your safety while doing so.
Please visit our new Winter Farmers Market at Lebanon Senior Center Saturdays - Nov 18, Dec 16 and Jan 20 from 9 am to noon. Click here for information.
State Parks and Forests – CHARTER OAK PASS (Life Use)
The Charter Oak Pass provides access to the State Parks and Forests and is available free to Connecticut residents 65 years of age or older. The pass is accepted at all day use areas where a parking fee applies. Presenting it allows free access for entering vehicle and passengers. The pass holder does not have to be the vehicle driver. Free admittance is also provided for the Charter Oak pass holder when visiting Gillette Castle, Dinosaur or Fort Trumbull State Parks or fishing at the Quinebaug Valley Hatchery. All other visitors however, will be required to pay the appropriate fee. Please note that each pass is issued to a specific person and can only be used when presented by that individual. The passes are non-transferable. They are not valid for camping or special events having separate admission charges and may not be used for commercial purposes.
A Charter Oak Pass may be obtained in person at the following locations:
(Proof of age and residency required):
Send a LEGIBLE photocopy or current CT driver’s license or other legal proof of age and residency to: DEP Charter Oak Pass, State Parks Division, 79 Elm Street Hartford, CT 06106-5127. (Phone: 860-424-3200).