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.

Calendar of Events
Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Town Hall Annex
Posted to: Cemetery Commission
Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Town Hall Second Floor Meeting Room
Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: Board of Health 2022-09-26 Agenda
  • Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Gill-Montague Council on Aging
    Posted to: Library Trustees
  • Attached File: 2022-09-26 Lib Trustees Agenda
  • Retirement Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Sep 27, 2022, 9:00 am - 9:30 am
    Town Hall Annex Meeting Room
    Posted to: Retirement Board
  • Attached File: Retirement Board 2022-09-27 Agenda
  • Latest News
    Save the Date - Fall STM on Thursday, Oct 13 at 6:30pm at TFHS Auditorium
    Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at GCC and the Orange Transfer Station