The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


February 2nd Small Business Assistance Info Session

Come, grab breakfast, meet CEDF and hear about programs tailored to assisting small businesses in our region. Info session held February 2nd at 8:30am at Geer Village, 77 South Canaan Rd., North Canaan. Click here for the flyer & RSVP instructions. CEDF (Community Economic DevelopRead more

NEW Regional Transportation Plan Underway: CLICK HERE

Click here to learn more about our new 21-town Regional Transportation Plan currently being developed and how you can provide input.  What would you like to see in the future for biking, walking, driving, bus & train riding in our region?Read more

October 29th: Next “5th Thursday” Forum for Land Use Commissions

October 29th at 7:00pm is the next NHCOG 5th Thursday forum.  It will be held at the new NHCOG office (59 Torrington Rd, Goshen, CT). This forum is another opportunity to meet your fellow land use commission members and hear about planning and zoning efforts in the region. To RSVP: PlRead more

Sept. 21st: Connecting NWCT Farmers & Buyers: A Food Hub Planning Forum

Buyer and agricultural producer surveys have been in the field for several weeks, and we have seen a tremendous response rate and high interest in getting a food hub developed in this region. Based on this enthusiasm, we are hosting an event from 5PM-7PM on Monday, September 21st, 201Read more

Sept. 26th Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Tickets are now available for residents to participate in the area’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Torrington Water Pollution Control Plant on Bogue Road off S. Main Street. The Collection Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 26th. Read more
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Northwest Hills Council of Governments

The NHCOG is a coordinating body for chief elected officials maintained by twenty-one municipalities in northwest Connecticut. NHCOG’s mission is to make Northwest Connecticut a better place to live, do business, and visit by providing a forum for local officials to discuss issues of inter-municipal concern, promote regional cooperation, and direct various regional initiatives to enhance government planning, efficiency and service delivery.