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
Thu, May 13, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Town Hall 2nd Floor Meeting Room
  • Attached File: Conservation Commission 2021-05-13 Agenda
  • Attached File: Conservation materials 5-13-21
  • Attached File: WPA1
  • Attached File: RDA 2021-05 WPA1
  • Attached File: RDA 2021-06 WPA1
  • Attached File: RDA 2021-07 WPA 1
  • Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Mon, May 17, 2021, 6:30 pm
    Via Zoom
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
    Board of Health -- SCHEDULED
    Wed, May 19, 2021, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall First Floor Meeting Room
    Posted to: Board of Health
    Wed, May 19, 2021, 6:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    Zoom
    Posted to: Finance Committee
    Sat, May 22, 2021, 9:00 am
    Franklin County Tech School, 82 Industrial Blvd., Turners Falls
    Posted to: Town Meeting
    Latest News
    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
    Your opportunity to learn more about FRTA’s plan to construct a new vehicle maintenance facility on Sandy Lane in Turners Falls.
    To: General Montague News
    The FRCOG will be holding a virtual public meeting on May 6, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM to discuss the DRAFT 2022 - 2026 TIP
    To: General Montague News