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
Mon, Jun 27, 2022, 3:30 pm
Second Floor Meeting Room and Assessors Office, 1 Avenue A Turners Falls MA 01376
Posted to: Board of Assessors
  • Attached File: Board of Assessors 2022-6-27 Agenda
  • Mon, Jun 27, 2022, 6:30 pm
    via Zoom
    Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-06-27 Agenda
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-06-27 Meeting Materials
  • Retirement Board -- SCHEDULED
    Tue, Jun 28, 2022, 9:00 am
    Town Hall Annex - 1 Avenue A
    Posted to: Retirement Board
  • Attached File: Retirement Board 2022-06-28 Agenda
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2022, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
    ZOOM
    Posted to: Energy Committee
  • Attached File: Montague Energy CommitteeAgenda 2022-6-28
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Town Hall Annex
    Posted to: Cemetery Commission
    Latest News
    Sponsored by the Montague Tree Advisory Committee
    Calling all residents to take survey on the future of Montague
    Montague staff out in field performing night flow isolations at manholes