GOSHEN, MA – The Select Board in the Town of Goshen declared a a local State of Emergency on March 14th at 1PM. The immediate impacts of this decision are as follows:
- All Goshen municipal buildings are closed to the general public. This includes the Town Offices, Town Hall, Police Station, Fire Station, Highway Garage, Library and Historical Museum.
- Most boards and committees will not meet. Those that need to meet will continue under the new temporary state open meeting law guidelines.
- There will be no Council on Aging events or programs such as exercise class, luncheons, knitting group or foot care clinic.
- The Hilltown Food Pantry, a satellite of the Northampton Survival Center which operates out of the town office lower level, will remain open with strict safety protocols overseen by the Board of Health.
- Employees will not be meeting with the public, but will continue to communicate with residents and vendors by phone, email and regular mail.
- There will be no outside programs or events held at the town municipal buildings.
- The Transfer Station will remain open. Residents will be asked to move along quickly.
Click here too read the Press Release issued by the Goshen Select Board.