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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Upcoming Community Events: November & December

Upcoming Community Events

Annual Children’s Christmas Party

The Voluntown Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their Annual Children’s Christmas Party on
Dec 17, 2017 from 1-3pm at the Voluntown Firehouse.

If you have or know of a community event that can be added to this list, send an email to thanson@voluntown.gov for consideration. Thank you!

 

OUT OF OFFICE

THE TAX COLLECTOR WILL NOT BE IN THE OFFICE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.

EDC Meeting Canceled, Event Canceled

The Economic Development Commission meeting scheduled for tonight, 11/16, has been canceled.

The Economic Development Commission has unfortunately had to cancel the Charles Dickens themed Gingerbread House contest scheduled for Nov 26th.

OUT OF OFFICE

PLEASE NOTE: THE TAX ASSESSOR WILL NOT BE IN THE OFFICE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST.

HOLIDAY HOURS

THE TOWN HALL WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD FOR THANKSGIVING.

TRANSFER STATION HOLIDAY CLOSINGS

PLEASE NOTE: THE V/S TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSED ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24TH FOR THANKSGIVING. THEY WILL RESUME REGULAR HOURS ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH.

Unofficial Election Results

Unofficial Election Results

OFFICE NAME OF PARTY TERM
  ELECTED   FROM TO
First Selectman Tracy Hanson D 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Selectmen Ronald Millovitsch R 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Selectmen Mark “Skipp” Oulton D 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Town Clerk Pamela E. Theroux R 1/1/2018 1/6/2020
Board of Education – Full Term Kristen H. Trahan D 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Board of Education – Full Term Christopher Wilson R 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Board of Education – Full Term Skart M. Paul R 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Board of Education – Two Year Vacancy Kate K. Beauparlant D 11/7/2017 11/5/2019
Board of Assessment Appeals Cheryl A. Sadowski D 11/21/2017 11/16/2021
Board of Assessment Appeals Gil Grimm R 11/21/2017 11/16/2021
Planning and Zoning Commission David Nieminen R 11/21/2017 11/21/2023
Planning and Zoning Commission Alternates Bob Panko D 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Planning and Zoning Commission Alternates Max Hallowell D 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Zoning Board of Appeals Edward W. Grenier D 11/21/2017 11/16/2021
Zoning Board of Appeals Wendy Gauthier R 11/21/2017 11/16/2021
Zoning Board of Appeals Alternates Cheryl A. Sadowski D 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Zoning Board of Appeals Alternates James Gauthier R 11/21/2017 11/19/2019
Inland Wetlands Commission Christopher J. Chabot D 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Inland Wetlands Commission Lester Davis D 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Inland Wetlands Commission David C. Miner R 11/7/2017 11/2/2021
Inland Wetlands Commission Alternates Bob Panko D 11/7/2017 11/5/2019
Inland Wetlands Commission Alternates Tammy Daigneault D 11/7/2017 11/5/2019

Remaining Positions to be Appointed:

If interested please submit a letter to the Town Clerk.

Planning and Zoning Commission Alternate
Zoning Board of Appeals Alternate
Library Trustee
Library Trustee

Town Hall Roof: Request For Bids

 

A Message from Voluntown Superintendent of Schools Adam S. Burrows