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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Volunteers Needed for Youth Diversionary Program

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York County Juvenile Probation Services is seeking volunteers for its Youth Aid Panel, a diversionary program that holds youth accountable while avoiding the stigma of permanent criminal records. Under the program, select children facing summary and misdemeanor charges avoid entering the formal criminal justice system by being diverted to court-sanctioned …

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Free Workshops Can Lead to Healthier Living

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The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering free diabetes self-management workshops called “Living Well With Diabetes.” York County residents 60 and older living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and caregivers age 60 and older caring for someone with diabetes, can participate in the workshops.  The interactive program spans six …

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Survival 101 Program at Nixon Park

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On Sunday, August 25, 2019, take a stroll around Nixon Park from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. to learn what native plants are edible and which you should stay away from with Horn Farm Education Director Jon Darby. No fee, register until class is full at 717-428-1961.

Collection Update: 4th of July

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Due to the 4th of July Holiday, all Penn Waste trash and recycling collections will be delayed one (1) day following the holiday. Thursday customers will be collected on Friday. Friday customers will be collected on Saturday.

Need Help Mowing? Call for a Rent-A-Kid

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York County seniors who need help with mowing their yards during the summer months are encouraged to arrange for a Rent-A-Kid. The Rent-A-Kid program, sponsored by the York County Area Agency on Aging, is an inter-generational program that connects York County older adults and teenagers together. For over 30 years, …

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