• 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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  • Dover NH

    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.

    Source: U.S. Census

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    The City of Dover, NHis home to a vibrant and thriving business community.

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  • City to remove illegal signs week of March 30

    posted on: 3/27/2015

    The City of Dover Department of Planning and Community Development will conduct a citywide clean-up of unpermitted, temporary advertising signs the week of March 30, 2015. Illegal and unpermitted signs include those on utility poles or in the right of way.

  • City Manager unveils FY2016 proposed budget

    posted on: 3/25/2015

    Budget RevealedCity Manager J. Michael Joyal Jr. presented the fiscal year 2016 proposed budget to the City Council on Wednesday, March 25. The presentation will be followed by a series of public hearings, workshops and special meetings over the next month and a half. The City Council adopts a final budget in June.

    The proposed budget can be viewed here.

    More information on the FY2016 budget is available at the City's FY2016 budget page, part of the Budget Revealed online resource.

    In addition to the City Council presentations, there are additional ways to stay informed and learn more about the budget process.

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City Council meeting, 3/25/2015

The regular meeting of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. 

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

posted on: 3/26/2015

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Public hearings on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 will be held on the following dates:

     SCHOOL: Wednesday, April 8, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall;

     CITY: Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall.
For more information on these public hearings and the proposed FY2016 budget, visit Budget Revealed here.


  • MAR30
    School Board - Executive Session 4:00 pm McConnell Center, Room 306
  • MAR31
    Cochecho Waterfront Development Advisory Committee 5 p.m. McConnell Center, Room 305
  • APR1
    School Board - Security Review Committee 3:30 pm McConnell Center, Room 305
  • APR1
    City Council - Workshop Session 7 p.m. City Hall, Council Chambers
  • APR2
    Library Board of Trustees 4 p.m. Dover Public Library
  • APR2
    Police and Parking Facility Building Committee 4:30 p.m. McConnell Center, Room 306
  • APR2
    Dover Business and Industrial Development Authority 5:30 pm City Hall, 2nd Floor Finance Conference Room