Hudson was part of Marlborough called Feltonville, until it was incorporated as its own town in 1866. Eighteen years later, much of its downtown was nearly destroyed by a fire that was started with two young boys playing with firecrackers.Hudson was also once an important part of the Underground Railroad Movement during the Civil War. One of its favorite sons and biggest supporters is Paul Cellucci, who served as Governor of Massachusetts from 1997-2001 and then as United States Ambassador to Canada from 2001-2005.

The town is approximately 11.8 square miles and as of 2010, had a population of 19,063.  It is part of Middlesex County and its form of government is Open Town Meeting.

Hudson has an Executive Assistant who manages the town under the auspices of the Board of Selectmen.

Visit Hudson’s town government website here.

Visit the website for Hudson’s public schools here.
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Battle inspires Hudson author’s first published novel

April 22nd, 2014

Hudson author Joseph W.M. Bebo (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – In September of 1814 in Plattsburgh, N.Y., a small group of American soldiers defeated a British army that was approximately 10 times its size. The astonishing victory helped persuade the Redcoats to sign the Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812. When Hudson author Joseph W.M. Bebo was growing up in Plattsburgh, he never imagined that the historic event would one day lead to his personal victory – becoming a published author.

Hudson mystery writer publishes second book

April 21st, 2014

Gloria Goostray

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s available in paperback and Kindle editions at Meanwhile, some local readers are getting autographed copies at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959, where the author attends the weekly bingo.

Goostray has been gladly accepting book orders and delivering them to her bingo buddies the following week.

“It makes me feel like a celebrity,” she said. “A lot of people bought copies. I could hardly carry the bag of books with me. They’re a great group at the Elks.”

Patricia M. Carney, 93, of Hudson

April 21st, 2014


Hudson – Patricia M. (Donovan) Carney, 93, of Hudson, formerly of Framingham, died Friday, April 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at the Coleman House in Northborough. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Thomas F. Carney, in 2007. Patricia was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Francis J. [...]

Longtime educator turns Zumba instructor in Hudson

April 11th, 2014

Linda Corbin of Northborough leads a Zumba class at the Hudson Senior Center.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Region – Linda Corbin commuted from Northborough to Hudson for 19 years when she worked as the principal of Hubert Kindergarten up to 2008. She’s currently travelling that route again to instruct Zumba at the Hudson Senior Center.

“After spending so many years in the pursuit of intellectual growth, I decided to work on improving my health and getting a little more in shape,” she said with a laugh.

Corbin started attending various exercise classes nearly daily at a Northborough health club. Zumba immediately became her favorite.

Hudson, Marlborough police departments make arrest after drug investigation

April 11th, 2014

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Hudson – The Hudson Police Department has released information on a month-long investigation with the Marlborough Police Department into the illegal distribution of cocaine that has resulted in an arrest: On Wednesday, April 2, 2014 narcotics detectives from the Hudson and Marlboro Police Departments concluded a month long investigation into the illegal distribution of cocaine [...]

Jane S. Lamore, 58, of Hudson

April 10th, 2014

Obit Jane Lamore

Hudson – Jane Stalker Lamore, 58, of Hudson, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with her husband and son by her side. Jane leaves her beloved, devoted husband, John Lamore, and her dear son, Jacob Stalker, both of Hudson. Born in Jersey City, N.J., she was raised in the Newton and Framingham [...]

Suzanne Kelley, 88, of Hudson

April 9th, 2014

Hudson – Suzanne Jeanne (Rafuse) Kelley, 88, of Hudson, formerly of Shapleigh, Maine, and Somerville, Massachusetts, died peacefully Monday, April 7, 2014, surrounded by loving family. She was the beloved wife of Theron (Jack) Kelley, and the devoted mother of John, Charles, Michael, Patricia, Mary, Susan, Geraldine, and Eileen. She was predeceased by her daughter, [...]

Maureen E. Sharon, 75, of Hudson

April 7th, 2014

Hudson – Maureen E. Sharon, 75, of Hudson, died Friday, April 4, 2014 at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Northborough. Maureen was born in Marlborough, daughter of the late Leonard and Audrey (Woodard) Sharon. She was raised in Hudson and was a 1956 graduate of Saint Michael’s Academy in Hudson. She received her [...]

Detective Crogan to Hudson kids: ‘Call me Officer Chad’

April 3rd, 2014

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Hudson – It’s been about a year since Detective Chad Crogan’s title changed when he accepted more investigative work in the cyber-crimes unit of the Hudson Police Department (HPD). But to the town’s students, he’s still known simply as Officer Chad.

“It’s important for me to make a connection with kids,” he said. “It’s letting them know that police officers do more than write tickets, arrest people and send them to jail. It’s building a trusting relationship at a young age that a police officer is someone who is friendly, so that they can talk with me or any other police officer anywhere.”

Hudson police log, April 4 edtion

April 2nd, 2014

police log

Hudson Friday, March 21 12:18 p.m. Lake St. Medical. 12:44 p.m. St. James Cir. Medical. 6:42 p.m. Orchard Dr. Noise complaint. 7:23 p.m. Fort Meadow Dr. Animal complaint. 8:01 p.m. Cox St. Suspicious activity. 9:16 p.m. Hummock Way. Medical. 10:33 p.m. Washington St. Traffic-MV complaint. Saturday, March 22 12:12 a.m. Old Bolton Rd. Medical. 8:09 [...]

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