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MNL President - February 8th, 2018

Mayor Tony Keats is the new president of Municipalities NL as of November ...MORE

Capital Works Project - February 8th, 2018

  Town of Dover has recieved a Capital Works Project to replace Lift ...MORE

About Dover

Dover is an Incorporated town with a population of 675 residents. It is located 70 km east of Gander, about 26 km from the Gambo intersection, in a small cove at the head of Freshwater Bay, Bonavista Bay.   The town was first called Shoal Bay, but the name was later changed to Wellington, then Dover.   The original settlers worked in the logging and fishing industries. Today many residents commute to work in Gander or at Long Harbour, Bull Arm, Muskrat Falls and other industrial construction sites throughout the province and the rest of Canada.   There are several local business including a fish plant, a construction company, a funeral home, a chemical plant, a general store and a ...(more)