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Dover seeks a solution to water supply issues at two town-owned buildings on Dover Town Common - Dover Town Hall and the former school house, which now houses Dover Free Library and Kids in the Country Daycare.
DOVER- A question mark continues to hang over the water supply at Dover Town Common, despite the recent drilling of a new well and the expenditure of more than $120,000 to address PFAS contamination.  
At Tuesday evening’s regular selectboard meeting, the board discussed their options with...
DOVER- Selectboard members turned down four funding applications, authorized highway department expenditures, and decided not to charge for police coverage during the upcoming Blueberry Festival parade.  
Dover Economic Development Department Director Eric Durocher presented several...
DOVER- Town officials were surprised to learn that a building that has been used as a storage shed for decades is, in fact, a historic structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  
Last month, Dover Road Commissioner Travis Briggs told board members that the roof of a...

Andy McLean, explains the site plan for a parking lot to access a planned Ridge Trail project on Green Mountain National Forest land.
DOVER- Tensions between the selectboard and the Southern Vermont Trails Association boiled over Tuesday evening, over plans for a parking area to access the proposed ridge trail system on town and National Forest Service land. 
For the past two decades, Dover has sought to provide access...

Students at Kids in the Country Day Care. Facebook
DOVER- At their regular meeting Tuesday evening, selectboard members gave the go-ahead for an emergency repair at Kids in the Country Day Care.
Dover Road Commissioner Travis Briggs told board members that Kids in the Country Day Care reported an issue with peeling paint on an entry...

2023 Greenup Day poster
By Lauren Harkawik 
WILMINGTON - On Saturday, in towns throughout the state, people will take on roadside cleanup assignments and be given green bags to collect litter in. Since 1970, the first Saturday in May has been designated “Green Up Day.” 
In Wilmington, Kathy Larsen has...

The site of a fatal crash in East Dover two weeks ago. The driver of a well-drilling truck was killed on the sharp corner when the brakes failed near the top of Dover Hill.
DOVER- Highway department matters topped discussions at the Dover Selectboard’s regular meeting Tuesday evening. 
The board addressed safety concerns regarding a sharp curve at the bottom of the eastern side of Dover Hill.  Two weeks earlier, the driver of a well-drilling truck was killed...

West Dover Fire Department Chief Rich Werner hands promotion certificates to firefighters Mike Aldrich, center, and Zach Benczkowski during Tuesday’s selectboard meeting. Mike Eldred
DOVER- Selectboard members approved the purchase of new windows for Dover Town Hall, gave the go-ahead for a proposal to replace a storage shed that collapsed under the weight of this year’s snowfall, and signed off on the promotion of two West Dover Fire Department members. 
The board...

Wilmington Fire Department Chief Scott Moore, left, and East Dover Fire Department Assistant Chief Dave Sheldon survey the rolled-over truck. Photo courtesy James Sprague
EAST DOVER- The crash of a commercial truck on Dover Hill Road left a New Hampshire man dead Tuesday morning, and closed Dover’s main east/west route for more than nine hours while crews worked to remove the vehicle.  
Jeremy Michaud, 35, of Troy, NH, was killed when the well drilling rig...
DOVER- A request made by a voter at Town Meeting to explore an alternative ambulance service for the town was laid to rest at Tuesday evening’s selectboard meeting. 
At Town Meeting, and again at the board’s meeting on Tuesday, March 21, Dover resident Gerie Golet asked the board to...

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