Welcome to Voluntown

town_sealLocated in the northeast corner of New London County, Voluntown is a rural community consisting of 39.8 square miles with two-thirds of the town made up of state forest. Pachaug State Forest offers many outdoor activities; such as hunting, camping, hiking and horseback riding. The town hall and library are located in the Village Center, along with the PreK-8 school, Constitution Field, the walking track, and gazebo. Voluntown was Incorporated in 1721 and has a rich history of textile mills, historic buildings, the Civilian Conservation Corps. (CCC Camp), folklore and was originally known as “Volunteer Town”.

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Annual Budget Meeting

The Annual Budget Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at the Voluntown Elementary School at 7:00 P.M.  The budget is available online or in the Town Clerk’s office.  To view the legal notice, click here.

Assessor’s Office Closed

The Assessor’s office will be closed on May 28th thru June 5th. The Assessor, Paige Donovan, will be in the office on Tuesday, June 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Connecticut Trails Weekend Hikes

The Voluntown Economic Development Commission is sponsoring several hikes on Connecticut Trails Weekend, June 6 + June 7.

Pachaug State Forest / Mount Misery-Pachaug Trail
Saturday, June 6
11:00am1:00pm
Rhododendron Sanctuary Trail
Saturday, June 6
1:30pm2:00pm
Pachaug State Forest / Green Fall Pond Trail
Sunday, June 7
11:00am1:00pm
Pre Registration is recommended. Call Ladonnah (860) 705-0506 or Tracey (860)208-6757 or email antladonna@yahoo.com
For more information on Connecticut Trails Weekend visit the website of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association. 
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Voluntown Day at the Connecticut Tigers

The Voluntown Recreation Commission in partnership with the Voluntown Elementary School have organized Voluntown Day at the Connecticut Tigers on opening night, June 19th, at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.  Tickets are $8 per person (adult + child).

HALF OF ALL PROCEEDS WILL DIRECTLY BENEFIT A RECREATION COMMISSION AND VES PROJECT.

The deadline to purchase tickets for this fundraiser will be JUNE 5th. Tickets are available at the Town Hall and at the Voluntown Elementary School.

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VOLUNTOWN/STERLING TRANSFER STATION

PLEASE NOTE: THE NEW SPRING/SUMMER HOURS FOR THE TRANSFER STATION, ON THURSDAY ONLY, STARTS ON MAY 7TH. THE HOURS ARE 11:00 A.M. TO 6:45 P.M. AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30TH.

Town of Voluntown Tax Collector’s Notice

Notice is hereby given to all taxpayers of the Town of Voluntown that the second and final installment on Real Estate and Personal Property, including *Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2013, are due and payable on January 1, 2015.

The second installments and Supplemental Motor Vehicle taxes may be paid without penalty through February 2, 2015. The rate of interest is 1.5% per month from the due date of January 1 (18% per year) or a minimum of $2.00 per bill or installment. If paid in February, but after the 2nd, interest is computed at 3%. 

I will be in my office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m, and Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., as well as Saturday, January 31 from 9 a.m. until noon for the collection of these taxes.

Payments may be made by mail. If a receipt is required, please send a portion of the bill and enclose a stamped self- addressed envelope.

FAILURE TO RECEIVE A TAX BILL DOES NOT INVALIDATE THE TAX OR INTEREST.

Dated at Voluntown, CT this 23rd day of December 2014

Maria Morell

*Supplemental motor vehicles are vehicles which were registered after October 1, 2013 and before August 1, 2014. The chart below shows the vehicle code used on the bill for a newly acquired vehicle, a replacement vehicle code, and a percentage of the value.

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New Tax Assessor

Starting on Tuesday, July 15, Voluntown will have a new Tax Assessor, Paige Stanton Donovan, CCMA II. Ms. Donovan will be holding office hours on Tuesdays, from 9AM-8PM.