• Dover NH

    The City of Dover, NH is a great place to live, work, and play. Dover is conveniently located in the seacoast area of New Hampshire. Settled in 1623, Dover is the oldest permanent settlement in New Hampshire and the 7th oldest in the United States.

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    The City of Dover, NHis ranked one of the top 100 communities in the United States and one of the nation's top communities for young people.


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  • Dover NH

    The City of Dover, NHboasts superior municipal services, an exceptional school system, outstanding parks and recreation services, and numerous cultural destinations and events.

  • Dover NH

    The City of Dover, NHis the fastest-growing city in New Hampshire.


    Source: U.S. Census

  • Dover NH

    The City of Dover, NHis home to a vibrant and thriving business community.

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  • Chestnut Street to close at railroad crossing June 25 to 27

    posted on: 6/20/2019

    Chestnut Street will be closed to all traffic at the railroad crossing from Tuesday, June 25 to Thursday, June 27, 2019 while Pan Am Railways replaces the rail line.

    While the road is closed, businesses on Third Street west of Chestnut Street will be open and accessible from Grove Street, via Fourth Street. Businesses on Third Street, east of Chestnut Street, will be open and accessible from either direction, but the intersection of Third and Chestnut streets will be closed to westerly traffic.

    Northbound traffic on Chestnut Street, with the exception of local traffic, is encouraged to use Washington Street in either direction to avoid the railroad crossing.

    Southbound traffic on Chestnut Street will be required to use Fourth Street in either direction to avoid the crossing.

  • Road and parking striping continues

    posted on: 6/19/2019

    Crews striping the city's roadways and parking areas will continue painting operations this week.

    The citywide striping work typically begins at 9 p.m. each weeknight and continues until 5 a.m. the follwing morning.

    While these crews are at work, drivers should use caution and be aware of road cones and striping vehicles. The work may cause some traffic delays.

  • State issues cyanobacteria advisory for Willand Pond

    posted on: 6/19/2019

    High levels of cyanobacteria have been measured at Willand Pond, which spans Dover and Somersworth. As a result, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) has issued a cyanobacteria advisory for those who recreate on Willand Pond. The water is not suitable for wading or swimming, and all pets should be kept out of the water. DES advises recreational users to avoid contact with the water in areas experiencing elevated cyanobacteria cell conditions typically where water has a surface scum or blue-green flecks.

    Anyone who comes into contact with blue-green scum should rinse off with fresh water.

    DES routinely monitors public beaches and public waters of the state for cyanobacteria. DES monitors public waters issued cyanobacteria warnings on a weekly basis until the cyanobacteria standards are again met.

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Planning Board meeting, 6/11/2019

Planning Board, 6/11/2019The regular meeting of the Dover Planning Board on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

posted on: 6/12/2019

 

City tackles weed control with steam, innovation

Weed steamerDover's newest weapon against curbside weeds is a custom-built machine that uses steam to kill weeds.

posted on: 6/5/2019

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