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Wednesday, 2/10/16 – Due to inclement weather, all Penn Waste residential routes will be operating on a one hour delay on Wednesday, 2/10/16.


Dover Township (Population 21,000+) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of receptionist. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, directing complaints to the proper person, clerical support to the Zoning and Codes Department, providing back-up to the Water and Sewer Department, and accepting payments.

Successful candidates must be dependable and capable of performing well in a multi-task environment and possess skill in handling people. Applications may be obtained at the Township Building, located at 2480 West Canal Road, Dover, PA 17315 between the hours of 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m., by calling 1-877-402-3552 or by downloading it here. Deadline for applications is the close of business on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

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Pennsylvania Residents Urged to Test Homes for Radon

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York County Solid Waste Authority Offers FREE On-Site Presentations for York County Organizations. More information.

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Rep. Seth Grove and Terry Gendron, of the American Legion Dept. of Pennsylvania are partnering to offer assistance to Veterans of the 196th District.
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It was under the authority of the Lancaster County Court that Dover Township was formed in 1743. It was formed out of old Manchester Township which was so large that it even extended into Adams County. The township's name, Dover, was selected because of an Englishman's nostalgia for his earlier home in England.

Dover Township maintains a vast Public Works infrastructure consisting of an estimated 75 miles of water lines, 85 miles of sewer lines, and 120 miles of highways and roads. In addition to the Public Works infrastructure, Dover Township maintains 5 parks and 10 recreational facilities. One of the most known parks, Brookside Park, has been a part of Dover Township’s history since 1901.

Dover Township occupies 42.1 square miles in the Northwestern part of York County, Pennsylvania. Of this, 99.76% consists of land and the remaining 0.24% is water. As of the 2010 census, Dover Township had 21,078 people comprising of 8,715 households. For more 2010 census information, please click here.

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8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday


2480 West Canal Rd
Dover, PA 17315


(717) 292-3634
Fax:  (717) 292-1136