Goshen Declares Local State of Emergency Amid COVID-19 Concers

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.

 

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