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
Tue, Aug 3, 2021, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Gill-Montague Council on Aging 62 Fifth St. Turners Falls, MA. 01376
Posted to: Library Trustees
  • Attached File: 2021-08-03 Library Trustees Search Committee Agenda
  • Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Second Floor Conference Room, One Avenue A, Turners Falls (or See Agenda for Zoom Link)
  • Attached File: Capital Improvements Committee 2021-08-04 Agenda
  • Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:30 am
    Zoom
    Posted to: Finance Committee
  • Attached File: Finance Committee 2021-08-04 Agenda
  • Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    1 Avenue A upstairs conference room and vis Zoom
  • Attached File: 21-04 Old Sunderland Rd Notice
  • Attached File: Agenda August 4 2021 Old Sunderland Rd
  • Thu, Aug 5, 2021, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Gill-Montague Council on Aging 62 Fifth St. Turners Falls, MA. 01376
    Posted to: Library Trustees
  • Attached File: 2021-08-05 Library Trustees Search Committee Agenda
  • Latest News
    Your input will help us prioritize COVID recovery projects in Turners Falls.
    To: Planning Board
    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