Tag Archives: Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation


Artistic vision for GDC building

NAUGATUCK — A local architect wants to use the General DataComm building as the canvass for his next project. The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation voted Monday to recommend a preliminary…


NEDC head gives development update

NAUGATUCK — The borough is making progress in its efforts to redevelop downtown and create jobs in the community. That’s according to Ron Pugliese, who recently provided the Naugatuck Exchange…


Petition seeks to save train station

NAUGATUCK — As the borough works to sell the former train station on Water Street, two residents have submitted a petition cautioning the Board of Mayor and Burgesses against the…


NEDC talks shop at annual meeting

NAUGATUCK — Economic possibilities and potential roadblocks were the subjects of conversation during the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation’s 10th Annual Meeting Nov. 20. In 1983, Ron Pugliese was appointed chairman…


NEDC to market train station

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses on Tuesday authorized the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation to market the Metro-North railroad station at 195 Water St. for redevelopment. “For years…


Drumming up interest

Borough reviewing submissions from developers NAUGATUCK — Borough officials are combing through responses from developers interested in being part of revitalizing downtown.  The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation put out a…


NEDC picks Pugliese as CEO

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation has chosen a familiar face to the borough as its new CEO.   During a special meeting on Wednesday night the NEDC voted…


NEDC head announces retirement

NAUGATUCK — David Prendergast, the first CEO of the Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation, announced his plans to retire at a NEDC board meeting on Monday. Prendergast, 68, of Cromwell, said…


Grant to aid in clean up of GDC property

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Economic Development Corporation has received a $975,000 state grant for remediation work on the General DataComm property. “It’s a commitment by our state partners, that they…


Downtown property purchase subject of meeting

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses will hold a special meeting Wednesday to hear public opinion on, and possibly approve, the purchase of General DataComm’s 10-acre downtown property….