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 Selectboard, 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
Patriots' Day -- HOLIDAY
Mon, Apr 15, 2024, All Day
Mon, Apr 15, 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Montague Senior Center
Posted to: Cemetery Commission
  • Attached File: Cemetery Commission 2024-04-15 Agenda-
  • Tue, Apr 16, 2024, 3:30 pm
    Town Hall, 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls MA - Second Floor Conference Room & Assessors Office for Executive Session
    Posted to: Board of Assessors
  • Attached File: Board of Assessors 2024-4-16 Agenda
  • Wed, Apr 17, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Posted to: Planning Board
    Wed, Apr 17, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Town Hall Second Floor Meeting Room and Zoom
    Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: 2024-04-17 Agenda - AMENDED
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