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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
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
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    Save the Date - Fall STM on Thursday, Oct 13 at 6:30pm at TFHS Auditorium
    Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at GCC and the Orange Transfer Station