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Monday, June 18, 2018

Rieth-Riley Construction will be milling, adjusting castings, and paving Lincoln Avenue between the Elkhart River bridge and Greene Road and Greene Road from Wilden Avenue to Berkey Avenue. Indiana Avenue’s castings will also be adjusted. The schedule for the crews’ work may change due to weather. Work... more


Monday, June 18, 2018

The City of Goshen and the Goshen Salvation Army as a joint effort have designated the Salvation Army building as a cooling center today Monday, June 18, for anyone in need of shelter from the high temperatures. The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for Elkhart County in effect until... more


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Congratulations to the newest members of the Goshen Police Department, as well as the officers who received promotions during the Monday, June 11 Board of Works and Public Safety meeting. Patrol Officer Ronnie Yoder was promoted to the rank of Detective. Probationary Patrol Officers Andrew Keim, Drew... more

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City Council meeting

Today, 7:00pm

Summer brush pickup

Monday, June 25, 2018

During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, June 25, 2018, 2:00pm

Brian Whirledge and Adrian Sharp

A BIG Thank You to Blank Space for sponsoring this storm drain art!

Artist Bio - Brian Whirledge

Brian was born and raised in Goshen and resides in our most Serene Republic even unto this very day. He teaches art (painting and ceramics) at Wawasee High School. He paints Byzantine icons, and has experience with mural painting. For more information visit his website:

Designer Bio - Adrian Sharp

Adrian grew up in Goshen, but left for college and to make his way in this life. He returned in triumph to the Serene Republic in the yar of our Lord 2011 and has dwelt there even unto this day. He is a graphic designer for Jayco, a leading name in the Recreation Vehicle industry. To contact him you can send him an email at

Painting Description

This collaborative design is inspired by two of our favorite things, the Serene Republic of Goshen and the Star Wars mythos. This design seamlessly marries the neo-classical courthouse dome with the body of the droid R2-D2. The color-scheme comes from the courthouse itself.

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