Editor's note: This is part on an ongoing series where we answer frequently searched questions about various municipalities.

Is Dover a good place to retire?

Dover has a four-star rating (out of five) on Niche.com, a website that rates the livability of various cities and towns. User reviews call Dover "a quaint New England town" and a place that "has just about everything you could need."

Is Dover a safe place to live?

Referencing data from the 2019 calendar year, Areavibes.com reports that Dover's rates of total crime, property crime and violent crime are all below national average. The site also gives Dover an A+ grade in crime.

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Are Dover schools open?

Dover schools have been learning remotely almost exclusively due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent school board meeting saw February 1 mentioned as the earliest date students could return to school in-person.

What is there to do in Dover?

In addition to many attractions located downtown, Tripavisor.com mentions the Children's Museum of New Hampshire and Hilton Park as some spots to visit in Dover.

Where are the Dover fireworks?

Henry Law Park and some surrounding downtown areas are usually the best spots to view the annual July 4 fireworks in Dover. Dover canceled its fireworks display in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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