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
Patriots' Day -- HOLIDAY
Mon, Apr 19, 2021, 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 19, 2021, 6:30 pm
Via Zoom
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
Energy Commission -- SCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Posted to: Energy Committee
  • Attached File: MONTAGUE ENERGY COMMITTEE
  • Board of Health -- SCHEDULED
    Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Town Hall First Floor Meeting Room
    Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: BOH Meeting 4-21-2021 Agenda
  • Thu, Apr 22, 2021, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    34 Greenfield Rd, Montague MA 01351
    Latest News
    A COVID safe drive through for local families, goodie bags for the children who attend!
    To: General Montague News
    EPA Emergency Response and Removal Team to clean blighted property by CT River starting March 2021
    To: General Montague News