Latest News

Fall Special Town Meeting Notice

Save the Date - Fall STM on Thursday, Oct 13 at 6:30pm at TFHS Auditorium

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Sep 6, 2022
Updated: Tue, Sep 6, 2022

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at GCC and the Orange Transfer Station

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Aug 25, 2022
Updated: Thu, Aug 25, 2022

Canal District Master Plan

Review the Slide Deck from Public Workshop #2 ’Re-envisioning the Canal District’

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, Jul 18, 2022
Updated: Wed, Jul 27, 2022

Montague Accepting Applications for Assistant Town Administrator

Focused on Community & Economic Development, Facilities & Infrastructure

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Jul 11, 2022
Updated: Thu, Jul 28, 2022

Take the 5 Villages: One Future Comprehensive Plan Survey

Calling all residents to take survey on the future of Montague

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Jun 15, 2022
Updated: Wed, Jun 15, 2022

Turners Falls and Millers Falls Night Flow Isolations 6/14 and 6/16

Montague staff out in field performing night flow isolations at manholes

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Mon, Jun 13, 2022
Updated: Mon, Jun 13, 2022

Water Pollution Control Facility Name Change-Rebrand

The Montague Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) is looking to rebrand themselves by changing their official name

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Jun 13, 2022
Updated: Mon, Jun 13, 2022

Montague Shifts to 5-Day Trash and Recycling Collection Schedule (with Updated Link)

Collection Schedule Expands June 6 - Some Tuesday and Wednesday Customers Moved to Monday

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, May 31, 2022
Updated: Wed, Jun 1, 2022

Dye Testing of Outfall April 6th-15th

Posted: to **New** News Category on Tue, May 3, 2022
Updated: Tue, May 3, 2022

Downtown Parking Study-Survey

Review Slides from Public Workshop

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Apr 25, 2022
Updated: Wed, Aug 3, 2022

Asamblea Publica Con Ja senadora Jo Comerford

Acompaña al senador Jo Comerford este 11 de Mayo a las 5 pm en el evento virtual “La Asamblea Pública”

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Apr 21, 2022
Updated: Thu, Apr 21, 2022

The People’s Town Hall with Senator Jo Comerford

Join Senator Jo Comerford for The People’s Town Hall — a fun virtual event on May 11 beginning at 5 p.m

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Apr 21, 2022
Updated: Thu, Apr 21, 2022

Free COVID Rapid Antigen Testing

Every Tuesday 9am - noon in the Town Hall Annex

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Apr 13, 2022
Updated: Wed, Apr 13, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day at the Wastewater Facility, April 22 1pm-2pm

Second Annual drive through for local families, goodie bags for the children who attend!

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Apr 5, 2022
Updated: Tue, Apr 5, 2022

April 12 PUBLIC HEARING 40R SMART GROWTH OVERLAY DISTRICT

Zoning to allow for the creation of new housing units in Turners Falls

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Mar 23, 2022
Updated: Tue, Mar 29, 2022

Selectboard Offers Opportunity for Public Input to ARPA Spending Priorities

Monday March 16 Meeting to Feature Time for Public Input and Discussion of Town Priorities for ARPA Funding

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Mar 9, 2022
Updated: Wed, Mar 9, 2022

Hold the (Styro)Foam! April 2, 9, 16, 23

Styrofoam Recycling Collections at Montague Transfer Station

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Mar 3, 2022
Updated: Thu, Mar 31, 2022

May 7, 2022 Annual Town Meeting Article Submission Deadline

Deadline March 17, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Mar 1, 2022
Updated: Tue, Mar 1, 2022

March 3, 2022 Special Town Meeting

Log in information

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Feb 17, 2022
Updated: Thu, Feb 17, 2022

FirstLight Relicensing Recreation Settlement Agreement in Principle (AIP) - Monday, February 14 at 6pm

Join Montague’s Selectboard for discussion of the proposed AIP

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Feb 10, 2022
Updated: Thu, Feb 10, 2022

Proposed 40R Smart Growth Zoning Overlay Initial Public Hearing 2/14 7PM

Initiative to support creation of new housing units in Turners Falls

Posted: to Planning Board on Wed, Jan 26, 2022
Updated: Tue, Feb 8, 2022

Montague COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution

A limited number of test kits will be distributed on a first come first serve basis to Montague residents. Federal program also available.

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Jan 26, 2022
Updated: Thu, Jan 27, 2022

FY23 Budget Development Schedule

You’re invited! FinCom meetings through March to focus on next year’s budget

Posted: to Finance Committee on Sun, Jan 23, 2022
Updated: Sun, Jan 23, 2022

Selectboard Implements Indoor Mask Requirement for Public Places

Effective December 22 in private and public locations open to the general public

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Dec 21, 2021
Updated: Tue, Dec 21, 2021

Santa Fire Truck Parade

Santa to visit all 5 Villages of Montague

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Dec 16, 2021
Updated: Thu, Dec 16, 2021

Zoning Bylaw Amendment regarding Battery Energy Storage Facilities

Public Hearing 12/21 6:30PM . Review the proposal here.

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, Dec 6, 2021
Updated: Mon, Dec 20, 2021

DRAFT Montague Economic Development and Industrial Corporation 2022 Economic Development Plan

Public Hearing 11/23. Comments accepted through 12/23

Posted: to Montague EDIC on Wed, Nov 10, 2021
Updated: Wed, Mar 9, 2022

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 500 AVENUE A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY

The property served as the Montague DPW maintenance facility between 1963 and December 2020.

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Nov 9, 2021
Updated: Tue, Nov 9, 2021

Parking Ban December 1, 2021

On-Street Winter Parking Permits Available for $25

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Oct 26, 2021
Updated: Wed, Nov 17, 2021

Montague Wood Bank Volunteer Day October 23

Montague Wood Bank is in need of help stacking wood on Saturday, October 23rd from 8:30-11:30

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Oct 20, 2021
Updated: Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Special Town Meeting Oct 16 at 10am

at the Franklin County Technical School

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Sep 30, 2021
Updated: Thu, Sep 30, 2021

Montague Selectboard Implements Indoor Mask Requirement

Effective Sept 28 in Town buildings. Effective October 4 in other buildings serving the public.

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Sep 28, 2021
Updated: Thu, Sep 30, 2021

Park Rededication Event Saturday, October 2

Turners Falls Welcomes the Return of “The Spinner”

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Sep 27, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 27, 2021

DRAFT Downtown Turners Falls Rapid Recovery Plan

Available for public review

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Sep 21, 2021
Updated: Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Call for Mural Art

Montague Water Pollution Control Facility launches a call for mural art.

Posted: to General Montague News on Wed, Sep 15, 2021
Updated: Wed, Sep 15, 2021

Selectboard Candidate Forum, September 16, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Meet the Candidates running for Selectboard Member

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Sep 13, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Lake Pleasant

Come celebrate the re-opening of the historic Bridge of Names

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Sep 13, 2021
Updated: Mon, Sep 13, 2021

Hazardous Waste Disposal Day - Sept 25th

Your chance to dispose of household and yard chemicals responsibly!

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Aug 30, 2021
Updated: Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

F.C. Solid Waste District is planning to hold the 2021 household hazardous waste collection on 9/25/21 at GCC’s Main Campus &Orange Transfer Station

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Aug 10, 2021
Updated: Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Democratic Caucus

There will be a caucus on Monday, August 16th at 6:00 PM via a Zoom meeting (see attached)

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Aug 10, 2021
Updated: Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Downtown Recovery Action Survey

Your input will help us prioritize COVID recovery projects in Turners Falls.

Posted: to Planning Board on Thu, Jul 15, 2021
Updated: Thu, Jul 15, 2021

The Montague Public Libraries will be open with regular hours starting Monday, June 14.

No appointments necessary. Curbside services will still be available during open hours.

Posted: to Public Libraries on Wed, Jun 9, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 9, 2021

Millers Falls Historic District Nomination Info Session

Via Zoom Thursday May 27 6:30PM

Posted: to Historical Commission on Thu, May 13, 2021
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2021

Changes to Open Hours for Montague Center and Millers Falls Libraries

Montague Center Library is now open by appointment Mon. & Wed., 2:00-7:00. Millers Falls Library is now open, with no appointment necessary, Tues. & Thurs. 2:00-7:00.

Posted: to Public Libraries on Wed, May 12, 2021
Updated: Wed, May 12, 2021

FRTA Public Information Meeting: New Garage and Maintenance Facility

Your opportunity to learn more about FRTA’s plan to construct a new vehicle maintenance facility on Sandy Lane in Turners Falls.

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, May 4, 2021
Updated: Tue, May 4, 2021

FRCOG Public Info Meeting Notice 2022 - 2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

The FRCOG will be holding a virtual public meeting on May 6, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM to discuss the DRAFT 2022 - 2026 TIP

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, May 3, 2021
Updated: Mon, May 3, 2021

19th Annual Mental Health & Wellness Fair

Participate Online 5/17 - 5/21 to Spread Awareness

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Apr 22, 2021
Updated: Thu, Apr 22, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day at the Wastewater Facility, April 22 3pm-5pm

A COVID safe drive through for local families, goodie bags for the children who attend!

Posted: to General Montague News on Thu, Apr 15, 2021
Updated: Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Rabies Clinic - Saturday, April 17, 2021

Posted: to Town Clerk on Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Updated: Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Cleanup begins at former Railroad Salvage Property- 11 Power Street

EPA Emergency Response and Removal Team to clean blighted property by CT River starting March 2021

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Mar 15, 2021
Updated: Wed, Mar 17, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in our County

Local Access to Vaccinations for Eligible Persons

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Feb 16, 2021
Updated: Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Remote Special Town Meeting at 6:30pm February 25, 2021

Please Read Article for Instructions to Allow Members and the Public to Participate!

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Feb 16, 2021
Updated: Tue, Feb 16, 2021

FRTA Announces Weekend Service Bus Pilot Program

Begins Sunday, February 14th

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Feb 8, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Montague Public Libraries Re-Opening to the Public February 9

All three Montague Public Libraries are opening by appointment. Call your branch to schedule a time!

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Feb 8, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Montague Public Libraries Open By Appointment

Beginning Tuesday, February 9, all three library buildings will be open by appointment, for browsing and computer use.

Posted: to Public Libraries on Mon, Feb 8, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Town Hall Limited Re-Opening to Public on February 9

Public Hours include 10:30-12:30 and 3:30-5:30 Monday - Thursday

Posted: to General Montague News on Mon, Feb 8, 2021
Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Montague Community Wood Bank: Firewood Available

Dry firewood available for residents in need of heating assistance. Contact the Council on Aging at coa@montague-ma.gov or 413.863.9357

Posted: to Council on Aging on Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2021

The Carnegie Public Library Has a New Phone System

The correct number for Carnegie is 413-863-3214. The number 413-863-3215 no longer works. Thank you for your patience while we make the transition!

Posted: to Public Libraries on Mon, Dec 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 28, 2020

Resident Overnight Parking Permits for Winter 2020/2021

On-street Permits Now Available in Turners Falls

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Tue, Oct 27, 2020
Updated: Thu, Nov 5, 2020

Farren Care Center Public Hearing Notice

Follow up to the 8/17/20 Notice of Intent to Close and Proposed Closure Plan for Farren Care Center

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Sep 22, 2020
Updated: Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Montague converts 3 municipal buildings to LED lighting

Over $10,000 in annual cost savings projected from a FY20 Green Communities Grant

Posted: to Planning Board on Wed, Sep 9, 2020
Updated: Wed, Sep 9, 2020

Notice of Violation for Lightlife Foods

Public notice of Significant Noncompliance

Posted: to General Montague News on Tue, Jun 30, 2020
Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2020

2020 Downtown Livability Plan Update Report

Released for public use

Posted: to Planning Board on Thu, Apr 23, 2020
Updated: Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Updates to Tax Bill Due Date Extension - 4/21/2020

Current Information Regarding Tax Bill Due Date Changes

Posted: to Treasurer / Tax Collector on Tue, Apr 21, 2020
Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Opportunity Zones aid in historic revitalization and mixed-use development in Greenfield and Montague

Town receives assistance from Smart Growth America

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, Mar 9, 2020
Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2020

Presidential Primary - Unofficial Results

Posted: to Town Clerk on Wed, Mar 4, 2020
Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Battlefield Study Forum Thursday 2/27

“New Field Research 2019” presented by David Naumec, and Ashley Bissonnette of University Connecticut Research Team

Posted: to Battlefield Grant Advisory Commission on Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Updated: Tue, Feb 25, 2020

FY20 Community Development Block Grant

Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs that promote English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and/or English Language Learners (ELL) Skill Development

Posted: to Selectmen’s Office on Mon, Dec 23, 2019
Updated: Mon, Dec 23, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Forum 12/11- INPUT NEEDED!

Montague is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites Town officials, stakeholders, and the community to learn about Montague’s top priority actions to address natural hazards and the impacts of a changing climate.

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, Dec 2, 2019
Updated: Mon, Dec 9, 2019

FY20 Community Development Block Grant - Request for Proposals for Social Service Programs

The Town requests proposals for public social service programs that will meet the needs of Town residents for inclusion in its FY2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application. All proposed programs must address needs identified in the T

Posted: to Board of Selectmen on Tue, Nov 12, 2019
Updated: Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Montague receives $311,000 Complete Streets Grant

To fund 4 projects that will improve walking and cycling in town

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Wed, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: Wed, Feb 27, 2019

ZONING Bylaw and Map Overhaul Information

New Bylaws effective 2/19/19

Posted: to Planning Board on Wed, Feb 6, 2019
Updated: Tue, May 28, 2019

Montague Nomination Papers are Now Available

Posted: to Town Clerk on Mon, Jan 14, 2019
Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2019

Proposed Zoning Bylaw and Map Changes

Posted: to Planning Board on Wed, Nov 28, 2018
Updated: Wed, Jan 9, 2019

Request for Public Comment: Zoning Bylaw Update Project

Public Comment Period Extended through December 18

Posted: to Planning Board on Tue, Oct 2, 2018
Updated: Wed, Nov 28, 2018

Apply Now for Cultural Council Funding!

Small grants to support arts & culture programming in 2022

Posted: to Cultural Council on Mon, Sep 3, 2018
Updated: Tue, Sep 28, 2021

Complete Streets Prioritization Plan

Final Draft Available

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Planning Board Begins Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw Update

Posted: to Planning Board on Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Updated: Thu, Jul 19, 2018

Board of Selectmen Summer Meeting Schedule

Posted: to Board of Selectmen on Wed, May 23, 2018
Updated: Wed, May 23, 2018

DPW Facility Building Committee Recruitment

Submit Interest by June 12

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Wed, May 23, 2018
Updated: Tue, Jun 5, 2018

Montague Vulnerabilities Preparedness Plan Available for Review and Comment

Comments accepted through June 18

Posted: to Planning Board on Mon, May 21, 2018
Updated: Mon, May 21, 2018

New Economic Development Incentive Programs in Montague

Posted: to Board of Selectmen on Tue, May 8, 2018
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2018

DPW Open House Event

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Updated: Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Proposed DPW- Final Information Session

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Thu, Feb 1, 2018
Updated: Thu, Feb 1, 2018

Montague Nomination Papers are Now Available

Posted: to Town Clerk on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Notice of Informational Meeting Community Development Strategy (CDS)

November 28, 2017 6:30 PM Montague Town Hall - 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Posted: to Planning Board on Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Updated: Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Public Hearing Proposed Amendment Zoning Bylaws Recreational Marijuana

MONTAGUE PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ZONING BYLAWS RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA MORITORIUM

Posted: to Zoning Board of Appeals on Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017

The Land Speaks: New Perspectives on the Falls Fight

A presentation by Archeologists and Tribal representatives

Posted: to Battlefield Grant Advisory Commission on Tue, Nov 7, 2017
Updated: Tue, Nov 7, 2017

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL MEETING – SPINNER PARK IMPROVEMENTS

Public Input Sought on November 15

Posted: to Board of Selectmen on Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Fall ’Clean Sweep’ Bulky Waste Recycling Day

Saturday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to noon, at 3 locations

Posted: to Dept Public Works (DPW) on Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Updated: Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Reconstruction: Events at Great Falls on May 19, 1676

Using archaeology to reconstruct the events at the Great Falls on May 19, 1676

Posted: to Battlefield Grant Advisory Commission on Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Updated: Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Police Logs 2013

January through September

Posted: to Police Department on Tue, Oct 1, 2013
Updated: Thu, Nov 2, 2017

Calendar of Events
Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Mon, Oct 3, 2022, 6:30 pm
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
Selectboard Meeting -- SCHEDULED
Tue, Oct 4, 2022, 5:30 pm
1 Avenue A, Turners Falls
Posted to: Board of Selectmen
  • Attached File: Selectboard 2022-10-04 Agenda
  • Wed, Oct 5, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Attached File: Battlefield 10-5 2022 Agenda
  • Wed, Oct 5, 2022, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Upstairs conference room & via Zoom
  • Attached File: 22-06 0 Swamp Rd Notice
  • Attached File: 22-06 Zoom info for 0 Swamp Rd
  • Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Montague Senior Center
    Posted to: Library Trustees