Town of Goshen, MA 01032
Welcome to the official website for the Town of Goshen.  A town of 1,054 residents located in the foothills of the Berkshires, Goshen was a part of the town of Chesterfield until it became a town in its own right by an act of incorporation passed May 14, 1781, and signed by Governor John Hancock. This Town-owned website is maintained by the Goshen Website Committee.

Recent Announcements

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  • Goshen Clean-Up Day            Thank You to all of the volunteers that came out and helped clean up the litter.  
    Posted Apr 24, 2016, 5:22 AM by Debbie De Carli
  • Goshen Historical Society 2016 presentations May 22nd 2 pm, Sunday (New date)    More Willcutt Photos Revealed by Jessica Judd.  Jessica will present some Willcutt family photographs, many of which are town scenes. Please come and ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 9:05 AM by Debbie De Carli
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Special Announcements

Due to the weather:

 The Town Hall will be remain closed May 9nd thru May 15th for some of the on-going construction work.  No one is allowed in the building during the DAY or NIGHT for that period of time.  It will re- open Monday May 16th for the Annual Town Meeting at 7pm.   Please call or e-mail Melissa to reschedule (413-268-8236 ext 301  or



The Town Election will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Please be sure to take a moment to cast your ballot for the town positions.

Special Notice:  Library Hours during Town Hall Rehab project:  Monday and Wednesday 4:30 - 8:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

The 2016 dog licenses are in.  Last year's licenses expire on March 31, 2016.  There is a $25.00 late fine for failing to license your dog prior to June 1, 2016. 

The Town Clerk will be available to issue licenses during regular business hours on Mondays from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Monday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  She is also available on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.   Valid rabies certificates are required and must be presented by dog owner at the time of licensing along with certificate of spaying/neutering, if applicable.   License fees:  Spayed females/neutered males:  $5.00   Unspayed females/unneutered males:  $10.00

The Town Hall Reconstruction Project began April 11, 2016 and continue until the end of July 2016.  Goshen Town Offices will be open during regular business hours during the construction period.  There will be limited parking available at the town offices during this time due to scaffolding and construction procedures.  Please park across the street in the town parking lot if possible so that the limited spaces can be used by anyone with a Handicap plate/ID tag.  On some days the exit lot at the town offices will be completely closed and you are asked to follow the signs on those days for direction.  During the evening hours regular parking is permitted with the exception of the restrictions set by the contractor for that day/evening.  Thank you for your cooperation during this time of improvement to our town.

Town Hall Rehabilitation Project


All Select Board meetings are open to the public and residents are welcome to attend.  If you would like to be placed on the agenda to meet with the Select Board, please contact Melissa Papillon at 413-268-8236 ext. 301 or by email at

The Select Board meets on Mondays in the Select Board Office, 40 Main St., Goshen, at 6:30 pm on the following dates: 
        April 25, 2016
        May 9, 2016
        May 23, 2016
        June 6, 2016
        June 20, 2016
        July 5, 2016 (Tuesday due to Monday holiday)
        July 18, 2016
        Aug. 1, 2016
        Aug. 15, 2016
        Aug. 29, 2016