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Last Day to Reg. to Vote for Special Election

Posted on June 13, 2019

There will be a special election on Monday, July 15th from 4-8pm in the John James Memorial Hall, 42 Main Street, to elect a select board member who will finish the remainder of a term that ends in May 2020. Kristine A. Bissell is running unopposed for the seat. The last day to register to...
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Ice Cream Social coming up!

Posted on June 6, 2019

The Goshen COA, the Goshen Library and the Goshen Congregational Church are sponsoring an Ice Cream Social with a performance by the Ashfield Community Band on Saturday, June 15th at 2pm! Please click on the link below to see the flyer with more information. Ice Cream Social

Special Election Results

Posted on June 5, 2019

105 of Goshen's 744 registered voters (14%) came out to the polls today to vote on the following question: Shall the Town be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the Town’s share of the bond authorized by the Chesterfield / Goshen Regional School...
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Absentee voting: 6/5 Special Election

Posted on May 30, 2019

Absentee voting is available for voters who will not be in town on June 5th for the Special Election regarding the school roof, or cannot vote in person due to physical disability or religious belief. Absentee voting applications are available in the town clerk’s office, as well as online at www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleabsentee/absidx.htm. Please contact Town Clerk,...

Imagine Goshen / Complete Streets Committee Info Session

Posted on May 28, 2019

A reminder that the Complete Streets Committee is holding an information session on Wednesday, May 29th on the finding for their walkability and connectivity projects. All are encouraged to attend.
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Special Election Date Set

Posted on May 23, 2019

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Goshen, who are qualified to vote in the town affairs, that the SPECIAL TOWN ELECTION will be held WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the John James Memorial...

June Council On Aging Newsletter!

Posted on May 21, 2019

Hot off the press, the Goshen COA newsletter is packed with informative, interesting information. COA Newsletter - June 2019  

Memorial Day Activities Set for Monday May 27

Posted on May 20, 2019

The annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony is scheduled for Monday May 27.  Parade participants will assemble at 9:30 AM in the parking lot across from the Goshen Town Hall located at 40 Main Street.  The parade will step off promptly at 10:00AM, proceed up Main Street (Route 9) to the Goshen Cemetery off of...

Board of Health Establishes 50% Recycling Goal

Posted on May 19, 2019

The Board of Health has established a 50% recycling goal with the intent of increasing quantity and improving the quality of the materials being recycled at the transfer station.  In 2016, the Town of Goshen had a recycling rate of 31.3% Many residents are conscientious about recycling and believe that they are properly recycling. The Board of Health...

The 2018 Annual Town Report is Now Available

Posted on May 15, 2019

With Gratitude for your Dedication This year’s annual report is dedicated to the loyal, dedicated and hard-working employees, committee members, and volunteers of the Town of Goshen. Without your commitment, the Town would not be able to function as efficiently as it does. Thank you! FY 2018 Annual Town Report

Public Meeting to Share Draft Findings for ADA Transition Plan

Posted on May 14, 2019

The Institute for Human Centered Design has completed a review of the accessibility of town buildings and programs in the towns of Chesterfield, Cummington, and Goshen.  They will be sharing their findings with the public on Tuesday, May 28th at 1pm at the Goshen Town Hall.  Learn more about the ADA Transition Plans for each...

Annual Town Meeting Warrant and Supporting Documents

Posted on May 12, 2019

Click on the links below to access the warrant and other supporting documentation for the Annual Town Meeting that is scheduled for Monday, May 20th at 7PM in the Goshen Town Hall. ATM Warrant 2019-5-20 Completed & Signed Funding Sources for Warrant Articles - Annual Town Meeting on May 20, 2019 Proposed Marijuana Zoning by-law...

Special Election to Replace Select Board Member

Posted on May 9, 2019

The Goshen select board voted on Friday, May 3rd to hold a special election on Monday, July 15th from 4-8pm to replace selectman James Heroux, whose resignation goes into effect May 20th. The caucus to nominate a replacement will be on Monday, June 3rd at 7pm. The resident who is elected in July will finish...

2019 Annual Town Election Results

Posted on May 4, 2019

The Goshen Annual Town Election for 2019 has come to a close. Here are the results. ATE 5.4.2019 Results

West Street Resurfacing Project to Resume

Posted on April 22, 2019

The West Street Resurfacing project will begin the week of April 22nd and contractor hours will be Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm.  There are no road closures anticipated although there will be one lane traffic delays for up to 12 minutes, at different times and locations along West Street.  Alternate traffic routes will...

Job Posting – Highway Equipment Operator / Laborer

Posted on April 22, 2019

The Town of Goshen is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Highway Equipment Operator/Laborer. This individual performs skilled and semi-skilled work operating heavy and light equipment used for construction, maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, bridges, fences, culverts, catch basins, and storm drains, as well as snow and ice removal in the winter. This...

Annual Town Election – May 4, 2019

Posted on April 18, 2019

Goshen's annual town election will be held on Saturday, May 4th from 9am-2pm at the John James Memorial Hall, located at 42 Main Street. Click on the file below to view the warrant. Absentee voting is available for voters who will not be in town on the day of the election, or cannot vote in...

Notice of Public Hearing – Planning Board – Zoning Bylaw Addition

Posted on April 14, 2019

The Planning Board for the Town of Goshen will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., April 18, 2019 in the Goshen Town Hall (42 Main Street) to hear an amendment to the town’s Zoning Bylaw to add a bylaw regulating the siting and other aspects of medical and adult use marijuana establishments in the...

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Schedule Announced

Posted on April 2, 2019

At its meeting last night, the Select Board approved the following timeline for the Annual Town Meeting. Please submit any draft articles, or general topics for articles that your committee/department is contemplating for the warrant, no later than next Wednesday April 10. If you have any questions or need assistance please don’t hesitate to ask. 4/2  ...

Complete Streets Committee Informational Update – March, 2019

Posted on March 27, 2019

On behalf of the Complete Streets Committee, this communication is to inform residents about some exciting projects our town is undertaking. With close input from multiple town committees, strong support from the Select Board, and funding from the State of Massachusetts, we have engaged the Conway School of Landscape Design to help us assess recreational...
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