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The Town Clerk holds and provides access to public records, vital statistics, and general information. The Town Clerk's Office is the official filing agent for the Town and accepts, files, records and supervises the issuance and collection of fees for various Commonwealth and Town licenses. The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for conducting elections in accordance with federal, state and town ordinances.

Contact Info

 Meeting Times  Mondays, 9AM to 3PM, 6 to 8PM
 Meeting Location  Town Clerk's Office, Town Offices
 Contact  Kristen Estelle
 Phone  413-268-8236  X107
 Fax  413-268-8237
 E-mail Address  clerk@goshen-ma.us
 Mailing Address  40 Main Street
 Goshen MA 01032

2019 dog licenses are available! All dogs aged 6 months and older must have a current rabies certificate and license. Licenses are $5 for neutered/spayed dogs and $10 for intact males and females. Residents may register their dogs during town clerk hours: Monday 9am-3pm and 6pm-8pm, or send a check, payable to the Town of Goshen, a stamped self-addressed envelope, a copy of a valid rabies certificate, and the dog's name, breed, color, age and sex to: Town Clerk, 40 Main St. Goshen, MA 01032. For convenience, there is a new licensing form available to download and print at the bottom of this page. Watch for the date of the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic as licenses will be available that day as well.


The 2018 licenses will expire on March 31, 2019. Late fees will be applied after June 1st. Anyone who owns four dogs or more must obtain a kennel license. An inspection of the property is required prior to obtaining said license. To schedule an inspection, contact the Animal Control Officer: animalcontrol@goshen-ma.us. If there are any questions about dog licensing, please contact the Town Clerk: 413-268-8236 x107, clerk@goshen-ma.us.

Goshen Webmaster,
Jan 6, 2019, 12:22 PM