memorial dayMemorial Day Observance

Dover’s Memorial Day Observance will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at 6:00 pm on the Springdale Avenue side of the Town Hall.

voteAnnual Town Election

The Annual Town Election was held on Monday, May 15 from 7am to 8pm in the Great Hall of the Dover Town House.

recycleDover Special Recycling Weekend for Residents

 The Dover Recycling Committee is offering FREE recycling for specialized items on Saturday June 10th and on Sunday June 11th at the Dover Transfer Station on Powissett Street in Dover.

  • Mattress and Box Springs will be accepted on June 10th and June 11th from 9AM-3PM (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Personal/sensitive documents shredding will occur on Saturday, June 10th from 9AM-12PM. Residents may bring up to 5 boxes of personal/sensitive documents to be shredded on site by an industrial-grade document shredding truck. This FREE service is being provided to the community through the generosity and support of Dover Country Properties.
  • Bikes Not Bombs will accept bicycles to be refurbished and reused on Saturday, June 10th from 9AM-12 PM. A $10 donation per bike would be appreciated.
  • Automobile tires will be accepted on June 10th and June 11th from 9AM-3PM (Saturday and Sunday). This Free service is being provided to the community through the generosity and support of Dover Country Properties.
  • Large rigid plastic items such as children’s toys, outdoors play structures, racks, bins, lawn furniture etc. will be accepted on Saturday, June 10th from 9AM-3PM.   These large items are usually un-numbered and cannot be recycled in the # 1 -7 plastic food and drink container dumpsters. This collection is a terrific opportunity to dispose and recycle these bulky plastic items.

MosquitoNotification of Late Evening Aerosol Applications (Ultra Low Volume – ULV)

Please be advised that the Norfolk County Mosquito Control District will begin the 2017 late evening ULV aerosol applications on or about May 30, weather permitting.

May 30 through September 29, 2017 – Adulticide aerosol (ULV) applications. (Conducted between sunset and midnight, Monday through Thursday)

If any resident wishes to know what day of the week spraying may be conducted in their town, they should go to the Districts website at  After the ULV program begins, if an individual would like to see a map of areas to be treated on the day of application, they can go to that same link, and then enter their address in the address line of the interactive map.

Please note that the ULV map will be posted on or about 3:30 p.m. the day of the scheduled application.  Residents may also contact the following number 617-582-6216 after 3:30 P.M. the day of the scheduled treatment to receive information detailing the streets/areas to be treated in the town.

stormwater_outfallStormwater Outfall Inspections

The Dover Highway Department’s stormwater consulting engineer, Tata & Howard, Inc., is scheduled to inspect the Town’s stormwater discharge outfalls beginning on or about May 8, 2017. The inspections are required as part of the Town’s ongoing municipal stormwater management program and will generally include recording the details, dimensions, and condition of each outfall, and photographic documentation of each outfall. The anticipated duration of the work is approximately 3 weeks. Please be advised that inspection of some stormwater outfalls may require temporary access onto private property by Tata & Howard, Inc. personnel on foot. Please contact the Dover Highway Department at 508-785- 0058 with any questions or concerns.

town-seal-smallAnnual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting was held Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Alan Mudge Auditorium in Dover-Sherborn Regional High School.