Tag Archives: Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation


Optimism high for borough’s future

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation’s annual meeting was an optimistic affair. “I’ve never been more optimistic that 2016 is going to be an amazing year for the borough….


Developers present picture of project

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials got a look at what the future of Parcel C could hold Monday night. Developers Robert Oris of Oris Inc. and John Lombard of Lombard Group…


NEDC board OKs raises

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors approved raises for its two employees last week. The board gave NEDC CEO and President Ron Pugliese a $4,000, or…


Developer offers $4M for downtown land

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation backed a deal Monday night to sell two downtown parcels to a real estate developer for $4 million. Benjamin Zitron, who lives in…


Train station deal comes under question

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses Monday night overwhelmingly rejected a motion to reconsider its acceptance of an offer for the former train station. The meeting was called…


Architect wants to continue project

NAUGATUCK — An architect who planned to build dozens of studio-style apartments for working artists in the former General DataComm building downtown believes local officials no longer support his project…


NEDC lines up deal for train station

NAUGATUCK — The owner of a popular restaurant in Southington for 15 years plans to open a similar sit down eatery at the former Naugatuck train station. Jim Perzhilla, owner…


Packing up

Historical society, NEDC preparing to leave train station Editor’s note: This story has been updated from the print version to include new information about the proposed sale of the former…


Developer gets option for Parcel B

NAUGATUCK — A New Haven-based firm has set its sights on turning a vacant lot downtown into a mixed-use commercial and residential development. Naugatuck officials have granted Sustainable Development Corporation…


Former train station eyed for restaurant

NAUGATUCK — The next stop for the former Naugatuck train station is shaping up to be a restaurant. Trumbull resident Umberto Morale, who used to own Tula Restaurant and Lounge…