• 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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    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 to open cooling centers during hot, humid weather

    posted on: 7/18/2019

    With an anticipated heat wave in the forecast, the City of Dover will open cooling centers this weekend, Friday through Sunday. The cooling centers are located in the McConnell Center cafeteria and at the Public Library. The cooling centers will be open during regular hours at both facilities. The McConnell Center is open Friday, July 19, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Public Library is open Friday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Library is closed on Sunday.

    The McConnell Center cooling center can be accessed by using Door #3 and checking in at the Recreation Department front desk for directions.

    For those unable to utilize the McConnell Center or Library cooling centers during regular hours, the air-conditioned lobby of the Police Station at 46 Chestnut St. and the City's three fire stations are also available for temporary relief from the heat. The Liberty North End Fire Station is located at 262 Sixth St. The Central Fire Station is located at 9-11 Broadway. The South End Fire Station is located at 25 Durham Road. The Police and Fire departments are also available to assist those who need transportation to one of the cooling centers.

    For those who need emergency shelter, please contact the Dover Police Department at 742-4646, or visit the Dover Police Department or any of the City's three fire stations to request assistance. For emergencies, dial 911.

    The Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool is also open this week. Public swimming hours are Monday through Friday, 12 to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m.

    Significant heat and humidity is expected to arrive in Dover on Friday, July 19 and continue through Sunday, July 21. Temperatures during this period will reach the mid-90s and higher, with a heat index expected to reach 100 degrees or more, and up to 115 degrees on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

  • Dover joins National Night Out Aug. 6

    posted on: 7/17/2019

    Chief William M. Breault of the Dover Police Department is pleased to announce that the Dover Police Department will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 in Henry Law Park. The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is free to the public. National Night Out is a time for community members to meet with police officers, discuss issues, learn what the police do, and unite with the common goal of crime prevention and safety.

    The public will be able to see some of the specialized equipment and vehicles that the police use on a daily basis. These will include a police cruiser, the police motorcycle, the crime scene and mobile command vehicles along with our tactical rescue vehicle. Several officers including the mounted patrol and our K9 officer will be at the event and interacting with the public. National Night Out will also feature firefighters and fire apparatus from the Dover Fire and Rescue Department.

    "The Dover Police Department recognizes the importance of getting to know the members of our community and the value of positive police-community partnerships," said Chief Breault. "National Night Out is an excellent opportunity for police officers, firefighters and community members to meet and interact. This goes a long way toward solving community problems together."

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City Council workshop, 7/10/2019

City Council, 7/10/2019The workshop session of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

posted on: 7/11/2019


Virtual Neighborhood Watch

Virtual Neighborhood Watch“Virtual Neighborhood Watch” is intended to help solve crimes and keep our community safe. Due to advances in technology, security cameras are less expensive, easy to install, and more prevalent than before. Many businesses and homeowners have security cameras, which means those cameras could inadvertently be a witness to a crime nearby. Virtual Neighborhood Watch (VNW) allows residents and business owners to register their cameras. 

posted on: 7/1/2019

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