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”.
All Town offices will be closing at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24th, and will be closed on December 25th & 26th and will reopen on Monday, December 29th. The Voluntown/Sterling Transfer Station will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24th, and be closed on December 25th & December 26th. They will open back up on Saturday, December 27th at 7:00 a.m. Have a wonderful and safe holiday season.
Griswold’s First Selectman, Kevin Skulczyck & State Rep. Steve Mikutel invite you to a Glasgo Pond informational meeting being held on December 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Pachaug Town Hall, 879 Voluntown Rd., Griswold. Dam repairs and drawdown schedules for 2015 will be discussed. Representatives from Eastern Savings Bank, United States Department of Agriculture and UNCAS Health will be on hand to address concerns and special rates and programs concerning drilling of new wells. Dalmik well drilling will be on site to provide information. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Griswold First Selectmen’s office at 860-376-7060 x 201.
Do you own a small business in Voluntown, or are you thinking about starting one?
On November 18th at 10AM a representative from Connecticut Small Business Development Centers (CT SBDC) will be holing a FREE workshop on the resources available to small business owners and people in any stage of small business planning. This workshop is FREE and is being held at the Voluntown Firehouse. PLEASE PARK ONLY IN THE PARKING SPACES TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE FIREHOUSE (WEST SIDE-PRESTON SIDE).
For more information on CT SBDC check visit the website HERE.
This workshop is hosted by the Voluntown Economic Development Commission.
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.