Tag Archives: Port of Naugatuck

Borough board authorizes deal for Lanxess land

NAUGATUCK — The borough is closing in on a deal to buy nearly all of a roughly 88-acre parcel from Lanxess Corporation for the proposed “Port of Naugatuck.” The Board…

Borough eyes federal support, funds for port project

NAUGATUCK — Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess stood on the overgrown vacant lot off Elm Street that was once home to Uniroyal factories last Thursday morning and painted a picture…

Big year for proposed port

NAUGATUCK — This year could prove an important one for Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess’ vision of an inland port in the borough. The Department of Transportation said last month…

A matter of when, not if for port project

NAUGATUCK — The borough is primed to shift gears and move full speed ahead on the port of Naugatuck project. That was the message Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess had…

Lanxess not leaving Naugatuck

NAUGATUCK — German chemical company Lanxess says it plans on remaining in its facility at the old Uniroyal site for the long haul. The Nudenberg-Wheeler Technical Center, comprised of two…

Grant to aid port project

NAUGATUCK — A state grant will help the borough make the proposed Port of Naugatuck a reality. The state Department of Economic and Community Development last month gave out $1…

Borough hires firm, applies for grant for ‘port’ project

NAUGATUCK — Borough officials remain focused on bringing the proposed “” to life. The Port of Naugatuck is proposed to be an inland port and intermodal transportation hub on the…