• 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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  • Hourly on-street parking rates increase July 1

    posted on: 6/24/2016; updated: 6/28/2016

    Meter rates for on-street spaces will increase from 75 cents to $1 per hour starting Friday, July 1, 2016. The increase was authorized by the City Council as part of the recently adopted fiscal year budget and fee schedule. 

    Meter rates will not change for the parking garage and surface parking lots. In addition, there are no changes to the rates for all-day parking on River Street or at the Transportation Center. Tokens will buy 15 minutes of time for on-street meters and 20 minutes of time in the parking garage and parking lots. 

  • Founding Fathers return to Dover for the reading of the Declaration of Independence

    posted on: 6/24/2016

    Declaration of IndependenceDover kicks off Independence Day with its annual reading of the Declaration of Independence. Garrison Players Arts Center performers Don Briand as John Adams, Tom Dunnington as Benjamin Franklin and Rich Salvati as Thomas Jefferson will read the Declaration at 9 a.m. on the steps of Dover City Hall (288 Central Ave). Mayor Karen Weston will also speak.

    This is the 16th year the Garrison Players have been a part of the Dover Independence Day celebration.

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Planning Board meeting, 6/28/2016

Planning Board meeting, 6/28/2016

The regular meeting of the Dover Planning Board on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. 

To view the video, click on the link above or image to the right.

posted on: 6/29/2016 


Stewardship of Resources

The City of Dover is working on a new chapter of the Master Plan, titled Stewardship of Resources. This video explains the process and how to get involved.

For more information, including a link to a survey, visit the Master Plan page on the City's website here.

posted on: 6/22/2016 

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4th of July 2016


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    City Council - Workshop Session 7 p.m. McConnell Center, Room 306
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    City Council - Executive Session to follow Workshop McConnell Center, Room 305
  • JUL6
    City Council - Non-Public Session to follow Executive Session McConnell Center, Room 305
  • JUL7
    Dover Business and Industrial Development Authority 4 p.m. City Hall, Council Conference Room