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”.
The Board of Selectmen are looking to appoint two people to the Representative Advisory Board to Southeastern Connecticut Water Authority (SCWA). This is a two-year term and if you are interested, contact the Selectmen’s Office at 860-376-5880.
Tax Collector’s Office will be closed on Thursday, August 27th. She will be back in the office Monday, August 31st.
The Assessor’s Office will be closed on Friday, August 28th.
The walking track will be temporarily closed starting today, 8/18, to undergo renovations. It should be re-opened by this weekend.
The Building Official/Zoning Officer, will not be in his office on Friday, September 4th. He will be back in his office on his regularly scheduled Tuesday evening, September 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Chicken BBQ will be held September 12th, 4:00-6:00 P.M. Tickets are $10 each and are available at the Town Hall, through any Fire Department Member, or by stopping by the Fire Department. We are not able to accept credit cards at this time, however cash or checks are accepted!
There will be an informational forum with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) on Thursday, August 13th at 6:00 P.M. at the Griswold Town Hall, 28 Main Street (in the downstairs meeting room), Jewett City, CT. State Representative Paul Brycki is coordinating the forum to address resident concerns pertaining to the Glasgo Pond Dam repair and drawdown. DEEP staff as well as Patrick McCormack the Director of Uncas Health Distric will be there in attendance to answer questions from residents.
PLEASE NOTE: THE ASSESSOR’S OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2015.
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.