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BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR AT HOME AND ON THE ROADS. A NOTE FROM YOUR DOVER TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES

As your Township Trustees, we are always available to hear concerns or new ideas. In most cases, your neighbors are too. Get to know them. Have a friendly discord; so that when issues do arise (and they always do), you can have a polite discussion before bringing in the township officials.

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INFOGRAPHIC: DRIVE LIKE YOU LIVE HERE. (BECAUSE WE DO.)

There was a total of 1,133 traffic fatalities in 2016 in Ohio. Of these, 140 were pedestrians and 200 were motorcyclists.

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MAKING HOME IMPROVEMENTS? DO NOT BEGIN BUILDING PROJECTS WITHOUT A ZONING PERMIT

36% of Dover Township residents who modified the exterior of an existing structure or added an additional permanent structure (like a shed or fence) to their property in 2016 did so without a building permit.

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BREITENBACH WINERY HOSTS FIRST CRUSH 5-MILE RUN ON POPULAR TOWNSHIP ROUTE

On August 18, Breitenbach Winery hosted its first First Crush 5 Mile Run, beginning and ending at the winery.

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WINTER ROAD PREPAREDNESS

The Dover Township road crew is preparing equipment for winter snow removal, salting and de-icing. As always, we ask those traveling in and around Dover Township to practice extra caution when our road crew is working to clear all 48-miles of township roadways.

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CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS

There are lots of local holiday events to attend this December.

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PRACTICE SAFETY FIRST WHILE HEATING YOUR HOME

Second to only cooking, home heating is the second leading cause of home fires. From 2013-2015, nearly 46,000 home heating fires occurred in the U.S. annually. These fires caused an annual average of approximately 205 deaths and $506 million in property loss.

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Road Closures and Winter Road Preparedness

The Dover Township road crew is preparing equipment for winter snow removal, salting and de-icing. Due to an unseasonably mild winter last year, the township currently has a  surplus of salt available. Before the winter weather rolls in, the crew…

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From Your Dover Township Trustees: Vote Tuesday, November 8

In the 2012 General Election, 75% of registered Dover Township voters showed up at the polls. Compared to the national average of 58% in that election, we did pretty good—but we still think we can do better than 3 out of 4.

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Dover Township Trustees Unanimously Pass Resolution Supporting Dover High School Bond Issue

The trustees unanimously passed a “resolution of support for the Dover School bond issue for the construction of a new high school to be voted on during the general election on Nov. 8, 2016.”

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