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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Out of Office

The Tax Collector will be out of office Mon. 8/20, Tues. 8/22 and Thurs. 8/23.  Thank You.

OFFICE CLOSED

THE BUILDING AND ZONING OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH DUE TO VACATIONS AND CLOSED ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 14TH FOR THE PRIMARY.

Town Hall Offices and Library Closed 8/14

All Town Hall Offices and the Voluntown Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, Aug 14, due to the Primary elections. Please plan accordingly and sorry for any inconvenience.

Meals-On-Wheels Delivery Available to Voluntown Senior Residents

Meals-On-Wheels Delivery Available to Voluntown Senior Residents

Serving persons sixty years and older and their spouses, Meals-on-Wheels delivery is available on a referral basis by the Visiting Nurse, Social Worker, Doctor office, Hospital, municipal agent, family, friends, and clients themselves. Meals are delivered to Voluntown residents Monday through Thursday with frozen meals provided for weekends. Meals provided are nutritionally balanced and within the guidelines of a no-added-salt and no-added-sugar diet. More info in the link below or contact Town Hall (860) 376-4089.

http://www.tvcca.org/food-nutriti…/senior-nutrition-program/

OUT OF OFFICE

THE BUILDING OFFICIAL/ZONING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WILL BE OUT OF HIS OFFICE THURSDAY, AUGUST 16.

DEEP Photo Contest

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) is looking for SCENIC PHOTOS OF CONNECTICUT.
The agency is holding the first Discover Outdoor Connecticut Photo Contest. While photographers from any state may participate, all submitted photos must have been taken in Connecticut. Photographers may enter one photo in each of three categories: wildlife; people enjoying the natural world; and scenic landscapes and flora.
Judges will select first, second and third place winners in each category. There’s a separate youth category.

Entries must be postmarked by September 1. Entry forms can be found on DEEP’s website .

First place winners will have their photograph published in DEEP’s Connecticut Wildlife magazine. Winners will also receive gift cards. All submitted photos will be displayed Sept. 22 at DEEP’s Discover Outdoor Connecticut day in North Franklin.

Special Meeting of the Board of Selectmen: August 7

A Special Meeting of the Board of Selectmen will be held on August 7 at 7pm to discuss and tend to business. This Special Meeting is being scheduled due to the regular meeting on Aug. 14 being cancelled because of the Primary. The next regular meeting is on Aug. 28.

Primary: Republican & Democratic, Tuesday, August 14

On Tuesday, August 14, 6AM-8PM at Voluntown Town Hall, the primary for state and district offices only will be held for both the Republican and Democratic Parties.

To vote, one must be a registered democrat- to vote in the democratic primary, or a registered republican- to vote in the republican primary.

If you aren’t registered to vote yet, you can register online before 11:59pm August 9 at http://myvote.ct.gov/register (or in person at the town hall by noon on August 13)!If you intend to vote in the Primary make sure you affiliate with either the Republican or Democratic party. This is for new voter registration only, and not for those who are already registered with party affiliation. Those registered as ‘unaffiliated’ may still have time choose a party.

Absentee Ballot applications are available online and at the Town Clerk’s Office now through November 6. For more information about absentee ballots and to see if you or someone you know qualifies for one, visit the Secretary of the State’s website.

http://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Election-Services/Voter-Information/Absentee-Voting

Notice of Primary Republican Candidates- State and District Only

Notice of Primary Democratic Candidates- State and District Only

Town of Voluntown Prescription Discount Card

The Town of Voluntown Prescription Discount Card is available to all Voluntown residents, no matter their age, employment status, or whether they are currently insured. Residents may print a card by visiting http://ctrxdiscountcard.com, and begin using it right away. If you don’t have access to a printer, cards are available on the information wall outside the town clerk’s office. Simply bring the card to the pharmacy counter when filling a prescription.

This card was designed to be used if you do not have insurance or if something is not covered by your current insurance program. This card cannot be used in conjunction with another insurance program in order to discount your co-pays or deductible. This card can be used for pet prescriptions.