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
Wed, Mar 29, 2023, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Attached File: Capital Improvements Committee 2023-03-29 Agenda
  • Wed, Mar 29, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Hybrid - Upstairs at 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA and ZOOM
    Posted to: Finance Committee
  • Attached File: Finance Committee 2023-03-29 Agenda
  • Thu, Mar 30, 2023, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Town Hall Second Floor Meeting Room and Zoom
    Posted to: Board of Health
  • Attached File: Board of Health 2023-03-30 Agenda
  • Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
    Mon, Apr 3, 2023, 6:30 pm
    Posted to: Selectboard
    Wed, Apr 5, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Montague Center Library
    Posted to: Library Trustees