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FALL 2022 HYDRANT FLUSHING

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Click here for an interactive map of showing the hydrant flushing schedule. Goshen Utilities will start the fall hydrant flushing program beginning Monday October 11th, 2021, through Friday October 15th, weather permitting. From Monday, October 10 through Friday October 14, the... more

RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: MAIN STREET

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Norfolk Southern will close the railroad crossing at Main Street, north of downtown, to make repairs on the tracks. The closure will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 4 and will extend through Friday, Oct. 7. more

CITY OF GOSHEN TO HOST INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY EVENT

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Goshen and its surrounding region has rich history as land of the Potawatomi and Miami nations. To honor Indigenous Peoples Day, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission will provide an opportunity for residents of all ages to learn this history.  The CRC will host an Indigenous Peoples... more

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Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Today, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Downtown Goshen Economic Improvement District

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:30am

Community Relations Commission

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:00pm

Arbor Day

Arbor Day 2022

Join us for Goshen's Arbor Day Celebration! 

City Departments and partners will gather at the Goshen Courthouse Lawn Friday, April 29 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for an evening of fun and learning. Featured in this year's celebration:

  • Tree-theme education and activities
  • Food Trucks
  • Music
  • Art
  • Face Painting

2022 Arbor Day Trees Available

At the City’s Arbor Day celebration on April 29th, at the County Courthouse in downtown Goshen, there will be tree seedlings to give away: 100 Sweet Gum, 100 Pecan, and 100 Silky Dogwood. The Goshen High School Youth Caucus will also be raffling off 18 older trees. This will be a fundraiser for Trees For Goshen, a local non-profit organization that helps Goshen residents plant trees on their properties. Raffle tickets can be purchased at the Arbor Day event, and ahead of Arbor Day by inquiring at environmental@goshencity.com.

There are 11 different species of trees in the raffle, and participants can choose which kind of tree they are purchasing a ticket for. Three of these species will be smaller than 4 feet tall this spring, and tickets will be sold for $10 per tree; the remaining species will be 4-6 feet tall, and tickets will be sold for $15 per tree.

These are the available trees:

  • Paw Paw: There are 2 small trees available for $10 per tree
  • American Plum: One large tree is available for $15 per ticket
  • Scarlet Oak: There are 2 taller trees available for $15 per tree
  • American Sycamore: There are 2 taller trees available for $15 per tree
  • Hop Hornbeam: There are 2 taller trees available for $15 per tree
  • Catalpa: There are 2 small trees available for $10 per tree
  • Tulip Tree: One taller tree is available for $15 per ticket
  • Sweetgum: There are 2 taller trees available for $15 per tree
  • Serviceberry: There are 2 small trees available for $10 per tree 
  • American Beech: There is 1 taller tree available for $15 per ticket
  • Magnolia (Sweetbay): There is 1 taller tree available for $15 per ticket 

Trees will be raffled during the Arbor Day event on April 29, at the County Courthouse, 101 N. Main Street. The event will run from 4:30 – 7:30 pm, and the raffle will take place between 6-7 p.m.