• 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.

  • Dover NH

    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.

    Source: CNN/Money and America's Promise Alliance

  • 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.

  • Dover NH

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

    Source: U.S. Census

  • Dover NH

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

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  • Online survey to help shape future of Community Trail

    posted on: 10/5/2015

    With grant funding in place, the City of Dover and Dover Community Trail Advisory Committee are now planning for the expansion of Dover’s Community Trail. The three-quarter mile Community Trail runs from Fisher Street to the Dover Transportation Center.

    Grant funding will help expand and improve the trail for year-round use. Among the improvements planned are paving the trail from Fisher Street to Rutland Street on the southern end, as well as creating a more distinct trail and trail head on the northern end of the trail, from Fourth Street to Beckwith Park.

  • Arts Commission survey looks to gauge impact of the arts in Dover

    posted on: 9/30/2015

    In an effort to gather information that will help further Dover’s cultural footprint in New Hampshire, the Dover Arts Commission has created an online survey for local businesses to complete to help identify the impact of the arts and culture in Dover.

    Part of what makes Dover such a vibrant community is the variety of arts and cultural events that occur throughout the city. By participating in the ‘Culture Counts in Dover NH’ survey, local businesses will be helping the Dover Arts Commission take inventory of the resources available for citizens to enjoy. Recording the importance of arts and culture in the city allows the commission to continue exploring funding opportunities for the greater arts community.

Dover NH on-demand videoCity Council workshop, 9/23/2015

City Council workshop, 9/23/2015The workshop session of the Dover City Council on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. 

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posted on: 9/24/2015

Dover NH on-demand video


The City of Dover 2015 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. For more information about the election, including a list of candidates, ward information, and more, visit the 2015 Municipal Election Page here.


  • OCT7
    City Council and Planning Board 7 p.m. McConnell Center, Room 305
  • OCT8
    Police Facility and Parking Garage ceremony 4 p.m. Corner of Chestnut and Orchard streets
    Special Ceremony
  • OCT19
    Housing Standards Board 9:30 a.m. Liberty North End Fire Station
  • OCT20
    Dover Housing Authority 12 noon Dover Housing Authority, 62 Whittier Street
  • NOV10
    Planning Board - Workshop 6 p.m. McConnell Center, Cafeteria