Composter and Rain Barrel Sale

 The 2022 NVCOG Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale has closed.This spring, our sale offered quality composters, rain barrels, and accessories at wholesale prices to residents of the Naugatuck Valley...

Brownfields Program

What is a brownfield? Brownfields are properties with known or suspected environmental contamination, the presence of which has hindered investment and redevelopment on the site. According to the EPA, a brownfield is a property where the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse may be complicated...

In the CT Post, “Coronavirus crisis reveals partisan divide”


Original Article: Liz Teitz and Ken Dixon March 29, 2020 Updated: March 29, 2020 11:17 p.m. Tom Imperati, a Branford gun shop owner, says the coronavirus pandemic is over-hyped and prompting mass hysteria….

Contract Awarded For Derby-Shelton Bridge Renovation

Derby Shelton Bridge design

For Immediate Release: February 1, 2021 Contacts: Mark Nielsen Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments 203-757-0535 CONTRACT AWARDED FOR DERBY-SHELTON BRIDGE RENOVATION A contract to renovate the Derby Shelton-Bridge was…

NVCOG Off to a Great Start

Map of the NVCOG Planning Region

BY ED EDELSON AND KURT MILLER Following certification by the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM), the newly formed Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) held the first meeting of…


Grant OpportunitiesNVCOG receives and administers a variety of federal, state, and private grants.  We also provide support to municipalities and non-profits in our region to help locate and apply for...

COGCNV Economic Development Strategic Plan 2000

Draft ReportMt. Auburn Associates, Inc. i E XECUTIVE S UMMARY The Central Naugatuck Valley region has slowly emerged from the adverse effects of the late 1980’s and early 1990’s recession….