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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
Mon, Dec 5, 2022, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall Annex Space
Posted to: Board of Health
Tue, Dec 6, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Town Hall Upstairs
  • Attached File: MONTAGUE HISTORICAL COMMISSION continuation hearing
  • Wed, Dec 7, 2022, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Montague Town Hall AND Via ZOOM
  • Attached File: BattlefieldDec07Agenda
  • Wed, Dec 7, 2022, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    Remote via Zoom
  • Attached File: Capital Improvements Committee 2022-12-07 Agenda
  • Wed, Dec 7, 2022, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Town Hall Annex, One Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
    Latest News
    Montague Wood Bank has Firewood Available
    SERCAP is now accepting applications for individual household well and septic loans. Please see flyer for information.
    Effective 12/1/2022