frameDover Town Report Committee Seeks Photos for Publication

The Dover Town Report Committee invites photography enthusiasts to submit their work for publication consideration in the upcoming 2017 Dover Town Report. We seek photographs that showcase Dover and it’s citizens through themes such as nature and wildlife, architectural highlights, sports events, everyday town scenes or events that include Dover Days, summer concerts, races, Memorial Day, historical or library events or everyday life. Photographs can be submitted in color or black and white AND in print or electronic formats. Please send original files that are 2 MB or larger (Smart phone submissions and multiple submissions are welcome.)  The submitter must own the material or know who does. The submission deadline is January 8, 2018, or earlier. Please email original, non-compressed files larger than 2 MB to or mail prints to Dee Douglas, 2 Francis Street, Dover, MA 02030. Include your name, contact information, image captions, and a stamped envelope for return of prints or print format.

gavel Annual Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen voted at their November 30, 2017 meeting to open the Annual Town Meeting Warrant as follows:

  • Warrant Opened: November 30, 2017
  • Warrant Closes: January 26, 2018

If you have any questions, please contact the Selectmen’s office.

Caryl_Community_CenterCaryl Community Center Reports

To view any of the extensive studies, reports or documents pertaining to the evolution and ongoing maintenance of the Caryl Community Center, please click here.

46 Springdale Avenue46 Springdale Avenue

The Town of Dover is pleased to announce that proposals for the purchase of a portion of 46 Springdale Avenue were opened publicly on October 20, 2017, and on October 26, 2017, the Board of Selectmen awarded the purchase to the highest responsible and responsive proposer, offering $2,050,000.   This lot is located on 4.53 +/- acres, with 235 feet of frontage on Springdale Avenue, and includes the primary residence, guest house and outbuildings.  This lot abuts a public access off of Springdale Avenue to 23.62 acres of Town-owned conservation land.  The closing is expected to occur by the end of the calendar year.

The Board extends its thanks to the Town’s residential brokerage agent, Martha Bohlin (, for the countless hours she spent marketing and showcasing this property, and also thanks the buyer’s agent, Jane Wemyss.  It has been a great team effort with residents, citizens and Town employees who have all contributed throughout this lengthy process to bring it to a very positive outcome!

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