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  • City partners with Eversource and Unitil to help local businesses save energy

    posted on: 6/14/2019

    The City of Dover is partnering with Eversource and Unitil to launch an energy efficiency campaign that will help local businesses reduce their energy costs and impact on the environment. Teams of energy efficiency experts representing the local energy companies will begin visiting businesses in the community next week offering free energy analyses, energy-efficient equipment upgrades and facility improvements.

    “The cost savings businesses achieve through energy efficiency upgrades directly impacts their bottom line, providing them with a competitive edge for future growth,” said Dover City Manager J. Michael Joyal. Jr. “Our partnership with Eversource and Unitil will allow Dover businesses to focus on their core mission while local experts work to save them money and energy, supporting economic development and the advancement of clean energy in New Hampshire.”

    Energy efficiency experts will be in the community meeting with business owners to provide more information about the energy efficiency campaign and to schedule energy analyses from Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21. Businesses that participate may qualify for significant incentives toward the installation of interior and exterior LED lighting, refrigeration controls, programmable thermostats, water saving devices and insulation. Additionally, participating businesses may be eligible to receive interest-free financing to support their investment in these valuable energy efficiency upgrades.

  • Portion of Alumni Drive to close June 19

    posted on: 6/10/2019

    Alumni Drive, from Durham Road to the main entrance of Dover High School, will close weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The closure is to accommodate site work at the location of the former high school.

    While this work is under way, access to the high school will be via Bellamy Road only.

    The restriction is expected to remain in place through July 26.

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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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Paving This Week

Weather permitting, the following streets are scheduled for paving or paving preparation (shimming, reclamation, shoulder gravel, grading and milling) this week:

Page Avenue
Lowell Street
Court Street
Mast Road
Mount Vernon Street
Dover Neck Road
Hilton Road
The work on Page Avenue, Lowell Street and Court Street includes shimming.  The work on Mast Road and Mount Vernon Street includes reclamation, or grinding. Work on Mount Vernon Street will span Reservoir Street to Roosevelt Avenue.  The work on Dover Neck Road and Hilton Road includes raising structures. 

On-street parking will not be allowed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. during this work. 

For more information, contact Community Services at 516-6450.

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