Located 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”.
Representative Kevin Skulczyck & Senator Heather Somers will be holding office hours in Voluntown on Wednesday, March 29th, from 6-7 PM in the Voluntown Town Hall Meeting Room.
Stop by and speak to them about legislative issues that concern you this session.
PLEASE NOTE: STARTING MARCH 14TH THE BUILDING OFFICIAL/ ZONING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WILL HAVE NEW HOURS. THE TUESDAY HOURS WILL REMAIN THE SAME, THE NEW DAY AND HOURS WILL BE THURSDAYS FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M. INSPECTIONS WILL BE DONE TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 4:30 TO 6:00 P.M. BY APPOINTMENT.
The Voluntown Firehouse will be open as a warming center Saturday (March 11) night, Sunday (March 12) night and possibly Tuesday (March 15) night. Please call the station for more information: 860-376-0475.
A message from the Voluntown Volunteer Fire Department:
Volunteerism is on the fall. We are a town that was built on volunteerism! Our town residents can get involved. It is a commitment that is worthwhile in helping your fellow neighbors.
The Voluntown Volunteer Fire Department is made up of 40 members that are trained as either Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians or Fire Police. Our responsibilities range from controlling traffic during emergencies related to fire such as car fires and structure fires. We provide patient care for the sick, traumatic injuries, domestic violence, and falls. We conduct rescues in water, forest emergencies such as search and rescue, recreational vehicle accidents and hunting accidents. We also respond to hazmat emergencies.
We work in unison with advanced life support (Paramedics and LifeStar). We transport our patients to regional hospitals. Our department works closely with the Connecticut State Police (CSP), DEEP, and Eversource.
We provide all the training and gear necessary to provide volunteer support to our department!
If you are unable to commit to our department you can still volunteer to help at our fundraising events or support us by purchasing tickets to our fundraising dinners.
For more information, contact the Voluntown Volunteer Fire Department at 860-376-0475, or visit the firehouse Monday evenings 7-9.