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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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  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday

    posted on: 8/20/2019

    The City of Dover, along with the towns of Rollinsford, Lee and Madbury, will hold a Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the City's Community Services facility, 271 Mast Road.

    The goal of Hazardous Waste Collection Day is to allow for the proper disposal of household hazardous materials. Residents of the four communities can bring household hazardous waste to Community Services for safe disposal.

    The following household waste will be accepted: fertilizer with acids; bathroom cleaners; brush cleaner; pesticides car waxes/polish; disinfectants; corrosives; fungicides; creosote; furniture polish paint/stain/finish; insect spray; driveway sealers/tar; metal polish (lead and oil based); lighter fluid; flea powder; mothballs; rust preventative; pest strips/traps; gasoline; oven cleaner; solvents; pesticides; radiator flush; photo chemicals; thinner/turpentine; poisons; roofing tar; rug cleaner; wood preservatives; pool chemicals; and wood strippers.

    Empty containers are not hazardous. Please dispose of them in your regular trash.

    Explosives, asbestos, latex paint, oil (new or used) and antifreeze will not be accepted.

    Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Dover is for household residents only. Proof of residency is required.

  • Dover Citizens Leadership Academy starts Oct. 10

    posted on: 8/16/2019; updated: 8/20/2019

    The Greater Dover of Chamber of Commerce will once again produce the 2019 Eastern Bank Citizens Leadership Academy in partnership with the City of Dover this October. The free program offers Garrison City residents a firsthand look at local government and municipal operations and provides attendees a role in shaping the future of the city. Citizens Leadership Academy will meet on the evenings of Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7, as well as a morning session on Saturday, Oct. 26.

    “Each year this program brings together people from diverse segments of the community interested in meeting and working with others to address key issues critical to maintaining and improving Dover’s quality of life,” said Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce President Margaret Joyce. “Citizens Leadership Academy participants are encouraged to initiate discussions with other residents as well as business and government leaders, and contribute their knowledge, imagination and energy towards the betterment of the community.”

    This year’s Citizens Leadership Academy will include presentations by City Manager J. Michael Joyal, Jr., Assistant City Manager/Director of Planning and Strategic Initiatives Christopher G. Parker, Economic Development Director Daniel Barufaldi, Library Director Cathy Beaudoin, Superintendent of Schools Dr. William Harbron, Fire Chief Paul Haas, Police Chief Bill Breault and Recreation Director Gary Bannon. The program will also include a visit to the North End Fire Station, Police Station, and a bus tour of the City’s Community Services facilities led by Director of Community Services John Storer.

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City Council meeting, 8/14/2019

City Council, 8/14/2019The regular meeting of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

posted on: 8/15/2019


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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:

Mount Vernon Street
On-street parking will not be allowed between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. during this work. 

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

Dover Veterans Park


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