elections1Absentee Ballots and Early Voting

Absentee Ballots are now available for the November 8, 2016 State Election. Please fill out an application which can be found here, or at the Town Clerk’s Office. Additionally, Early Voting is available for the first time in Massachusetts from October 24, 2016 to November 4, 2016. For your convenience, the Clerk’s office will be open for early voting on the following schedule:  Regular Town Clerk office hours (Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9 am – 1 pm; Tuesday/Thursday 9 am – 4 pm) and evening hours on October 24 – 26 and November 1 – 3 from 5:30 – 8 pm.

elections1Special Election

Purpose: To fill the remainder of an unexpired 3 yr term on the Board of Selectmen.
Date: November 8th, 2016
Time: 6am-8pm
Location: Dover Town House


recycle-mattressFall Shredder/Bulk Recycle Day for Dover Residents

The Dover Recycling Committee is offering FREE recycling for specialized items on Wednesday, Oct 19, Saturday Oct. 22 and on Sunday Oct. 23 at the Dover Transfer Station on Powissett Street in Dover.
* Mattress and Box Springs will be accepted 9AM-3PM on Oct. 19th, Oct. 22nd and  Oct. 23rd  (Wednesday, Saturday. and Sunday).
* Personal/sensitive documents shredding will occur on Saturday, Oct. 22nd 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.
*Bicycles will be accepted for refurbishment and reuse by the charity Bikes Not Bombs, 9AM-3PM on Saturday Oct. 22nd.
*Automobile tires will be accepted 9AM-3PM Saturday, Oct 22nd. 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 9AM-3PM, Saturday, Oct 22nd .   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.

seasonal-fluBoard of Health Flu Clinic October 25

The Dover Board of Health will sponsor its annual Flu Clinic for Dover residents and town employees on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Dover Town House.  Please be sure to bring your health insurance card.  Pre-registration is recommended.  Please call the Board of Health at 508-785-0032 ext. 232.

PV-solar-panelSolar Photovoltaic Array at Hale Reservation

The Planning Board approved the Site Plan Review application contingent on Town Counsel’s review and approval of relevant legal documents regarding access and operations at their meeting on September 12. Approval by the Board of Selectmen of those access and operations agreements is still pending. See the Planning Board page for related documents.

dunkinProposed Dunkin Donuts at 14 Dedham Street

The Planning Board endorsed the site plan at its meeting of June 20, 2016. The complete decision as well as the final site plan and other related materials are posted here.  A building permit has been issued and construction is underway.