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
Columbus Day -- HOLIDAY
Mon, Oct 10, 2022, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Tue, Oct 11, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:30 am
Town Hall Annex, 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls and see zoom link on Meeting Agenda
Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: Health Director Hiring Committee Agenda 2022-10-11
  • Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Montague Senior Center
    Posted to: Library Trustees
    Special Town Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Thu, Oct 13, 2022, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Turners Falls High School Theater, 222 Turnpike Road, Montague
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
    Tue, Oct 18, 2022, 3:30 pm
    Second Floor Meeting Room, 1 Avenue A Turners Falls MA 01376
    Posted to: Board of Assessors
    Latest News
    The Town of Montague is looking for a Civil Service Police Officer interested in a lateral transfer
    The Town of Montague is hiring a Town Planner and Conservation Agent
    Montague is looking for a Representative and Alternate to the UPVVSD Advisory Board