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

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

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  • Dover Public Library launches Movie Club

    posted on: 7/27/2020

    The Dover Public Library invites film fans to join the newly formed Movie Club on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. on the Library’s front lawn at 73 Locust St.

    Movie Club is perfect for cinema lovers who enjoy lively discussions on a variety of movies. Every month two themed movies will be chosen. A wide array will be discussed with movie genres ranging from drama and comedy to foreign films and documentaries. Participants can stream the movies online or borrow them from the library to watch at home. The group will meet to discuss the film the first Wednesday of the month.

    August's films are "I Am Not Your Negro" and Ken Burns’ "The Central Park Five," two documentaries on race. A copy of the movies can be found at the front desk or streamed online free using a Dover Public Library card on Hoopla Digital. ...more

  • Trash and recycling reminders

    posted on: 7/24/2020

    Waste Management, the City's new solid waste and recycling vendor, began curbside pick-up on July 1. Although pick-up routes mostly remain the same, residents are reminded that:

    • The pick-up time on your regularly scheduled collection day may be different than it was prior to July 1. To ensure trash and recycling are picked up, please remember that all items must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on the designated collection day or as early as 4 p.m. the day before.
    • By City ordinance, the maximum weight of trash bags is 35 pounds. Waste Management may reject trash bags that exceed the weight limit. Bags should be tied or sealed and should not be overloaded. Please note that the smaller, 15-gallon bags are rated for 20 pounds maximum.
    • Dover trash bags can be purchased from a variety of local merchants, as well as the City Clerk's Office, the Community Services facility on Mast Road, and the Recycling Center. For a list of local merchants selling Dover trash bags, visit
    • Curbside trash and recycling pick-up will follow the existing holiday schedule. Collection during a holiday week will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week beginning on the holiday. For a list of holidays, see the city's website here:
    • All non-metal items too large to fit in a Dover trash bag, such as furniture, mattresses, toilets and carpets, require a bulky item tag. Bulky item tags can be purchased at the Community Services facility on Mast Road, the Recycling Center and at most locations where city trash bags are sold.

    There are new restrictions on what types of plastics can be recycled. Only the items listed below should be placed in your household recycling bin: ...more

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City Council meeting, 8/12/2020

City Council meeting, 8/12/2020The regular meeting of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.

posted on: 8/13/2020

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