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Shea Mural Community Input Survey!

Please take the survey! Deadline to respond is Monday, July 1, 2024

Comcast Relicensing Public Input Hearing June 17 at 6PM

Share Your Cable TV Needs and Concerns

Municipal Biosolids Composting Study

Info Session 6/5/2024 5:00PM

2024 Fish Consumption Advisories

Massachusetts Department of Public Health publishes 2024 Fish Consumption Advisories for Connecticut River & Millers River

Montague draft Comprehensive Plan available for Public Review

We will be hosting 2 open houses for the public to learn about the plan, its draft recommendations, and provide feedback.

MassDEP Public Comment Period & Public Hearings

401 WQC for the FirstLight Hydroelectric Re-Licensing Project

Firstlight Power files 401 Water Quality Certificate for hydropower generation

Notice of public hearing 5/29 and written public comment period ending 6/3

Overdose Prevention & NARCAN Trainings

Tapestry & the Opioid Task Force are offering Overdose Prevention and NARCAN trainings via zoom. Please see the attached flyer to register

Avian Influenza Prevention Information for Poultry Owners

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza prevention guidance has been provided by the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources for poultry owners

Spring Street Sweeping scheduled for downtown Turners Falls on Tuesday Night, April 9

No overnight parking on Avenue A & Third Street from 7pm - 4am

'Clean Sweep' May 11, 2024

Bulky waste recycling day, May 11, 2024

CWF: Fourth Annual Earth Day Celebration April 22nd at 1pm

We will be revealing a beautiful piece of artwork for the bike path rail trail and handing out water cycle goodie bags for elementary aged children!

Town Election/Nomination Papers Available through April 1 - Due April 3

Nomination Papers Still Available for Several Town Offices and Town Meeting Membership

Montague City Village Center Study -Final Report & Market Analysis Is Now Available!

At its April 2 meeting, the Planning Board will review report and provide feedback on next steps. All are welcome!

Montague Public Libraries Receive National Grant For Small and Rural Libraries

$20,000 Grant Will Help the Library Work with Residents with Disabilities on Developing an ADA Compliant Website and Assistive Technology Collections

HOLD THE FOAM!

Free styrofoam Block Recycling Collections. 4 Saturday's in April: 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2024 9AM - 12PM

Montague Seeks Muralist for the Shea Theater

Application deadline is at 11:59PM EST on Sunday, March 10, 2024

Montague Pollinator Action Group

All are invited to first meeting on Thursday, February 15th

FY24 CDBG - Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs

Requesting proposals for public social service programs that meet the needs of residents for possible inclusion in its FY2024 CDBG applications.

Avenue A Streetscape Improvement Project 2024

Environmental Review Record and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Board of Health Opioid Listening Session

On Monday February 5th at 6:30 PM, residents impacted by the opioid epidemic are invited to provide feedback and ideas on how to spend funding

Senior Tech Time - Digital Equity

6-Week Digital Literacy Class for Seniors and Tech Drop-in hours at Gill Montague Senior Center, 62 5th Street, Turners Falls

Carnegie Library Building Project Community Forums

Two forums scheduled 12/12 and 12/13

Economic Development Grant Award Celebration at the Shea Theater

State Officials Announce Major Grants to Montague and Other Communities

Digital Equity Plan - Public Meeting #1

Wednesday, December 6-8pm at Town Hall and via Zoom

Winter Parking Ban in effect Dec 1- April 1

Downtown Turners Falls Winter Emergency Parking Rules in Effect

Montague City Village Center Study - Public Meeting #2

5:30-7:30pm on Wednesday, November 8th at the Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls

West Nile Virus Detected in Deerfield

A mosquito sample collected in Deerfield has tested positive for West Nile

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, October 28, 2023 10am-2pm at the Montague Police Station , 180 Turnpike Road, Montague

Montague CWF featured as the cover story for TPO Magazine's October Edition

Check out the cover story article to learn more about the team!

MONTAGUE CULTURAL COUNCIL SEEKS FUNDING PROPOSALS!

Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs due October 17, 2023.

Man Faces Charges in Connection with Shooting

Northwestern District Attorney’s Office Provides Public Information Related to Shooting in The Patch Neighborhood

Town seeks public input for Montague City Village Center Study

**NEW DATE** Public Event #1 on Sunday, August 13 at Peskeompskut Park!

Sawmill River Corridor Assessment Project

Meeting Presentation & Recording

Montague Receives Housing Hero Award

Montague recognized by Mass Housing Partnership for townwide efforts to support diverse, affordable housing options

Northern Tier Passenger Rail Study

A briefing on the current study to examine the relaunch of passenger rail along the Route 2/Norther Tier/Patriot Corridor--update, process, timeline

2023 Farmers Market Season Begins!

Farmers Market kicks off season on Saturday, May 6 from 9am-1pm at Peskeomskut Park!

Planning for the Future of Education in Montague

Resident sought to serve on the Six Town Regionalization Planning Group - Apply by May 10

Montague Selects Developer for $2M Affordable Housing Project

Habitat for Humanity selected as developer for new Affordable housing project on First Street.

Health Director Interview

Watch interview with Health Director candidate Candaicy David of Turks & Caicos

Comprehensive Plan- Community Workshop Invitation

Please consider attending upcoming comprehensive plan workshops.

FY22-23 Community Development Block Grant

Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs

Montague Community Wood Bank

Montague Wood Bank has Firewood Available

SERCAP Well and Septic Loan Information

SERCAP is now accepting applications for individual household well and septic loans. Please see flyer for information.

Regional Mattress/Box Spring Recycling Program Sites

Beginning October 24, clean and dry mattresses and box springs must be recycled - Find out Where!

Health Director

The Town of Montague is hiring a Health Director

Wanted: Civil Service Police Officer looking to lateral transfer to Montague

The Town of Montague is looking for a Civil Service Police Officer interested in a lateral transfer

Town Planner and Conservation Agent

The Town of Montague is hiring a Town Planner and Conservation Agent

Montague’s Representative to the Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans Services District (UPVVSD) Advisory Board

Montague is looking for a Representative and Alternate to the UPVVSD Advisory Board

HILLCREST PLAYGROUND MEETING 10-18

Join us for a discussion on the design of a proposed neighborhood playground

Canal District Master Plan

Review the Slide Deck from Public Workshop #2 ’Re-envisioning the Canal District’

Take the 5 Villages: One Future Comprehensive Plan Survey

Calling all residents to take survey on the future of Montague

Turners Falls and Millers Falls Night Flow Isolations 6/14 and 6/16

Montague staff out in field performing night flow isolations at manholes

Water Pollution Control Facility Name Change-Rebrand

The Montague Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) is looking to rebrand themselves by changing their official name

Selectboard Offers Opportunity for Public Input to ARPA Spending Priorities

Monday March 16 Meeting to Feature Time for Public Input and Discussion of Town Priorities for ARPA Funding

Proposed 40R Smart Growth Zoning Overlay Initial Public Hearing 2/14 7PM

Initiative to support creation of new housing units in Turners Falls

FY23 Budget Development Schedule

You’re invited! FinCom meetings through March to focus on next year’s budget

Zoning Bylaw Amendment regarding Battery Energy Storage Facilities

Public Hearing 12/21 6:30PM . Review the proposal here.

Call for Mural Art

Montague Water Pollution Control Facility launches a call for mural art.

Lake Pleasant

Come celebrate the re-opening of the historic Bridge of Names

Democratic Caucus

There will be a caucus on Monday, August 16th at 6:00 PM via a Zoom meeting (see attached)

Downtown Recovery Action Survey

Your input will help us prioritize COVID recovery projects in Turners Falls.

The Montague Public Libraries will be open with regular hours starting Monday, June 14.

No appointments necessary. Curbside services will still be available during open hours.

Changes to Open Hours for Montague Center and Millers Falls Libraries

Montague Center Library is now open by appointment Mon. & Wed., 2:00-7:00. Millers Falls Library is now open, with no appointment necessary, Tues. & Thurs. 2:00-7:00.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in our County

Local Access to Vaccinations for Eligible Persons

Montague Public Libraries Open By Appointment

Beginning Tuesday, February 9, all three library buildings will be open by appointment, for browsing and computer use.

Montague Community Wood Bank: Firewood Available

Dry firewood available for residents in need of heating assistance. Contact the Council on Aging at coa@montague-ma.gov or 413.863.9357

The Carnegie Public Library Has a New Phone System

The correct number for Carnegie is 413-863-3214. The number 413-863-3215 no longer works. Thank you for your patience while we make the transition!

Resident Overnight Parking Permits for Winter 2020/2021

On-street Permits Now Available in Turners Falls

Montague converts 3 municipal buildings to LED lighting

Over $10,000 in annual cost savings projected from a FY20 Green Communities Grant

Notice of Violation for Lightlife Foods

Public notice of Significant Noncompliance

Updates to Tax Bill Due Date Extension - 4/21/2020

Current Information Regarding Tax Bill Due Date Changes

Battlefield Study Forum Thursday 2/27

“New Field Research 2019” presented by David Naumec, and Ashley Bissonnette of University Connecticut Research Team

FY20 Community Development Block Grant

Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs that promote English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and/or English Language Learners (ELL) Skill Development

Hazard Mitigation Forum 12/11- INPUT NEEDED!

Montague is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites Town officials, stakeholders, and the community to learn about Montague’s top priority actions to address natural hazards and the impacts of a changing climate.

FY20 Community Development Block Grant - Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs

The Town requests proposals for public social service programs that will meet the needs of Town residents for inclusion in its FY2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application. All proposed programs must address needs identified in the T

Montague receives $311,000 Complete Streets Grant

To fund 4 projects that will improve walking and cycling in town

ZONING Bylaw and Map Overhaul Information

New Bylaws effective 2/19/19

Request for Public Comment: Zoning Bylaw Update Project

Public Comment Period Extended through December 18

Apply Now for Cultural Council Funding!

Small grants to support arts & culture programming in 2022

Notice of Informational Meeting Community Development Strategy (CDS)

November 28, 2017 6:30 PM Montague Town Hall - 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Public Hearing Proposed Amendment Zoning Bylaws Recreational Marijuana

MONTAGUE PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ZONING BYLAWS RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA MORITORIUM

The Land Speaks: New Perspectives on the Falls Fight

A presentation by Archeologists and Tribal representatives

Fall ’Clean Sweep’ Bulky Waste Recycling Day

Saturday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 3 locations

Reconstruction: Events at Great Falls on May 19, 1676

Using archaeology to reconstruct the events at the Great Falls on May 19, 1676

Police Logs 2013

January through September