Local News for Voluntown, Connecticut


Voluntown Economic Development Commission

State Representative Brian Lanoue is hosting a Women Owned Business Forum at Griswold High School Auditorium tomorrow, Thursday, September 19th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. — Joining Rep Lanoue will be five panelists with expertise in various fields: *Laura Stetler, Program Manager – Women’s Business Development Council *State Senator Heather Somers, Founding Partner of READ MORE.

Connecticut State Parks

ATTENTION Hikers, Anglers and Hunters: Take precautions to protect against mosquito bites until the first hard frost. The CT Department of Public Health (DPH) has reported the first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Connecticut this season (an adult resident of East Lyme). The state’s first human case was reported in 2013. So READ MORE.

Mystic Film Festival

SCREENWRITING WORKSHOPS AT MYSTIC FILM FESTIVAL! We are really excited to offer three screenwriting workshops at this year’s festival, hosted by Jessica S Hinds, an award winning writer, producer, and the creator of Meditative Writing . Follow the links below to book your tickets. Tickets are FREE (we are asking for a suggested donation), however, READ MORE.

The Light House

Our participants took part in the Arts in Health Collaborative’s be pART of ART field trip to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum where they went on a scavenger hunt around the museum and then got the chance to create their own art with local artist Jerry Wagner! Thanks to the Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition- Culturesect READ MORE.