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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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  • Road closures and parking restrictions in place Saturday for footrace

    posted on: 10/30/2014

    Dover Police Chief Anthony F. Colarusso, Jr. announces the following road closures and parking restrictions for the inaugural Cocheco Challenge Half Marathon footrace.

    On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at 9 a.m., the 13.1-mile footrace will begin on Central Avenue in front of the First Parish Church and will end on nearby Church Street. Brief street closures will be in effect on Central Avenue, Silver Street, and Arch Street to accommodate the 9 a.m. start. Motorists should expect -- and give way to -- runners wearing numbered race bibs on any Dover roadways between 9 a.m. and noon. These include Washington Street, Tolend Road, Glen Hill Road, County Farm Cross Road, Sixth Street, Glenwood Avenue, Horne Street, Fourth Street, Atkinson Street, and Nelson Street.

  • Property assessments updated after citywide revaluation

    posted on: 10/27/2014

    The City of Dover recently completed a citywide revaluation of all assessed property, as required by the State of New Hampshire. Most assessed property values for 2014 changed as a result of the citywide revaluation.

    Letters detailing the new assessments will be mailed to all property owners this week. The letter includes the new total assessed valuation, as well as the previous year’s assessment for reference.

Dover NH on-demand videoCity Council workshop, 10/29/2014

The workshop session of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. 

To view the meeting, press play on the image to the left, or click on the link above.

posted on: 10/30/2014

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The 2014 General Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. For more information about the election, visit the City of Dover's election guide here.


  • NOV3
    Arts Commission 6:30 p.m. McConnell Center, Cafeteria
  • NOV4
    Dover Business and Industrial Development Authority - BizEd Connect 11 a.m. City Hall, Council Conference Room
  • NOV5
    City Council 7 p.m. City Hall, Council Chambers
  • NOV6
    Library Board of Trustees 4 p.m. Dover Public Library