Coffee with Selectman Jim Dawley at Dover Council on Aging

Come have a cup of coffee and a bagel at the Dover COA and meet Selectman Jim Dawley on Thursday morning April 17th at Caryl Community Center.  Selectman Dawley will be here to share information about Town issues and answer questions regarding the Warrant for Town Meeting.  This is a great opportunity to get to know your Selectman and share your views! Please join us Thursday, April 17th at 9:30AM at in the COA Blue Room (Room 108) in the Caryl Community Center.


Transfer Station

The Transfer Station will be closed all day on Easter Sunday, April 20th, 2014.

Town Meeting

2014 Annual Town Meeting

For information and documents related to the 2014 Annual Town Meeting please click here.


Tick Alert!

From the Dover Board of Health Lyme Disease Committee. It has been a long winter, but now the ticks are back! Contrary to expectations, ticks survived the polar vortex under leaves and snow and they are active NOW. Take precautions after going outside: perform a daily tick check on your children, yourself and your pet. For more information go to


Dover Clean Up – Saturday, 5/3

The annual Dover Clean Up is scheduled once again for the last Saturday in March, 3/29. POSTPONED TO 5/3 due to snow coverage.

So now is the time to start talking with your neighbors, church groups, teams, clubs, running partners, walking friends, bike groups, book clubs and pick a stretch of road to do together.  

Encourage your kids to build teams of friends – HS students earn community service hours , more hours if they organize the group.

Let’s all help clear away the litter that’s accumulated, and restore our beautiful Dover roads.

Sign up to organize your favorite stretch of road, or find out who’s organizing in your neighborhood, contact:

Amy Wilcox
Tracy Boehme
Dover Recycling Committee
Phone: 617 694 8815


Annual Census/Dog License Notice

The Town Clerk would like to remind Dover residents that the Annual Town Census was mailed to all residents during the first week of January and is due back 10 days from receipt.  Please return your form promptly to help save the Town money and time.

Dog license renewal forms were also mailed during the first week of January and are due to the Town Clerk’s office by March 1, 2014.  If your dog is not licensed by April 15, a $25 late fee will be imposed.  In order to license your dog, you must have an up-to-date rabies certificate.