Welcome New Residents

Hello and Welcome to the Area! We are pleased that you chose a home in Dover and hope that you grow to enjoy the area as much as we all do. Below you will find the New Residents packet available for download. If you would like an original, paper copy,…

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About Dover Township

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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…

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Met-Ed’s 2022 Tree-Trimming Program Underway to Enhance Service Reliability

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Work includes trimming along nearly 3,200 miles of power lines READING, Pa., May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Met-Ed, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree-trimming work in communities across its eastern Pennsylvania service area as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. Maintaining proper clearances around electrical…

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Project Lifesaver

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Project Lifesaver provides law enforcement with a program designed to protect, and when necessary, quickly locate individuals with cognitive disorders who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. The necessity of this program was determined through the correlation between cognitive conditions and the act of wandering. The program…

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Resurfacing Project Planned for Board Road (Route 1031) in Manchester Twp, York County

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Harrisburg, PA – A 0.8-mile resurfacing project on Board Road (Route 1031) in Manchester Township, York County, is underway. Daytime base repair work began Monday, April 11. There will continue to be short-term lane closures during daylight hours. Weather permitting, a contractor will conduct a three-day paving operation from 8:30…

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RFP Joint Zoning Ordinance Revisions

ANNOUNCEMENT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) JOINT ZONING ORDINANCE REVISIONS FOR DOVER BOROUGH AND DOVER TOWNSHIP   Dover Borough and Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania are accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional services work for the Borough and Township to revise the communities’ Zoning Ordinances.  A packet…

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Resurfacing Project to Resume on Hollywood Drive, Hill Street, and Springwood Road in York and Spring Garden Townships, York County

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Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT announced today that a resurfacing project is set to resume Monday, April 11, on Hollywood Drive, Hill Street (both Route 3023) and Springwood Road (Route 2002) in York and Spring Garden townships, York County. Work will be performed on Hill Street/Hollywood Drive from Route 124 (Mount…

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Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Protect Themselves Against Tick-Borne Diseases When Venturing Outdoors

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Deer Tick Virus in ticks detected at high levels in additional locations around Pennsylvania   Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians experiencing “spring fever,” that perennial urge to venture outdoors to hike, hunt, fish and explore, should plan now to protect themselves and their families against potentially serious tick-borne diseases—including Lyme disease…

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