Director's Updates

Making the Community.

January 1, 2018

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.”

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Downtown businesses open their doors for Hometown Holiday Party

December 11, 2017

DOVER — Residents created a community holiday tradition by celebrating their hometown/downtown shopping area. Headed by the Dover Main Street Organization, the Garrison City held a Hometown Holiday Party.

More than 20 shops, restaurants, jewelry emporiums, clothing stores and others opened their doors. The sidewalks were filled with shoppers in many cases walking almost shoulder to shoulder from the lower to upper square and back.

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2017 Dover GiveBack - Sidewalk Buttlers

December 8, 2017

Dover Installs “Sidewalk Buttlers” To Tackle Cigarette Butt Litter

The cleanliness of Dover’s downtown streets should improve just in time for the holiday shopping season, as a partnership between the City and Dover Main Street has resulted in the installation of 50 “Sidewalk Buttlers”—pole-mounted metal receptacles for cigarette butts. The units were installed along the downtown’s busiest side... Read more here.

Hometown Holiday Party this Saturday!

December 7, 2017

DOVER — The second annually Hometown Holiday Party in downtown Dover is this Saturday.

There are numerous events and merriment planned during the party which runs from 2 to 7 p.m.

This includes a scavenger hunt, where one person will win $100 worth of Dover dollars. Dover dollars are redeemable at participating downtown businesses.

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