Our Form of Government

Montague is a town of 8,437 people, located along the Connecticut River in Franklin County, Massachusetts.

There are five unique villages in Montague: Montague Center, Montague City, Millers Falls, Lake Pleasant, and Turners Falls. The Town Hall is located in Turners Falls, the largest village in the Town of Montague.

The Town is governed by a three-person Board of Selectmen, and has a representative form of Town Meeting (read the Citizen's Guide to Town Meeting here), which includes 21 people from each of the five villages, each holding a three-year seat.

There are two separate Fire Districts in Montague: the Montague Center Fire District, and the Turners Falls Fire District. Each respective fire district includes their own water department.

For a complete list of districts that also serve the villages of Montague, see Other Local Districts.

Our Form of Government

Calendar of Events
Wed, Jun 23, 2021, 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Montague Town Hall Annex, One Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
Wed, Jun 23, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Zoom, Senior Center, Montague
Thu, Jun 24, 2021, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Attached File: MHC 2021-06-24 Agenda
  • Mon, Jun 28, 2021, 6:30 pm
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
    Wed, Jun 30, 2021, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    Posted to: Energy Committee
  • Attached File: Montague Energy Committee Agenda 2021-06-30
  • Latest News
    No appointments necessary. Curbside services will still be available during open hours.
    To: Public Libraries
    Via Zoom Thursday May 27 6:30PM
    To: Historical Commission
    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.
    To: Public Libraries