Hudson

Hudson

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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HHS students foster civic engagement through ‘Unity Club’

January 15th, 2017

HHS juniors and Unity Club members Clement Doucette (l) and Elizabeth Cautela stand in front of the "What's Going on in America?" bulletin board in an HHS hallway. (Photo by/Dakota Antelman)

Hudson – In December, students at Hudson High School (HHS) found posters in many of their classrooms that proclaimed, among other things, “Ignorance is not bliss.”

Quinn School to present ‘Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother’

January 15th, 2017

Griffin Majer (left) and Kelsey True (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – The David J. Quinn Middle School, 201 Manning St., Hudson, will present the play “Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother” Thursday and Friday, Jan. 26 and 27, at 7 p.m. The play takes place on the night of the royal ball and Cinderella must get to the palace if she is ever to […]

Nomination papers available for Hudson Town Election

January 15th, 2017

Hudson – Nomination papers are now available for interested candidates running for municipal offices in Hudson. The Annual Election will be held Monday, May 8. The offices to be elected at the Annual Town Election for 2017 are as follows: Selectman                                                                         One for Three Years Moderator                                                                        One for One Year School Committee                                          […]

Hudson resident strives to create honesty into new year

January 11th, 2017

Michelle Mercier of Create Honesty displays gratitude lists at the 14th annual Hudson Downtown Holiday Stroll. Photo/submitted

Hudson – 2016 was a particularly eventful year for Michelle Mercier of Hudson. Soon after losing her corporate job in marketing operations last spring, she felt compelled to live more honestly and help others do the same. She named her new venture Create Honesty.

Maria Freitas, 70, of Hudson

January 11th, 2017

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Hudson – Maria do Carmo Leandres Freitas, 70, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. She was born in Santa Maria Azores, Portugal, the daughter of Manuel and Helena Leandres. She leaves behind her loving husband of 50 years, Antonio Chaves Freitas; four children, Gina Pastor and her husband, Eduardo […]

Hudson police log, Jan. 13 edition

January 11th, 2017

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Hudson Thursday, Dec. 29 9:38 a.m. Glen Rd. Medical. 10:48 a.m. Teresa Dr. Medical. 12:44 p.m. Arrested, Christopher W. Perry, 20, of 43 Temi Rd., Hudson, on warrant. 12:58 p.m. Worcester Ave. Fraud. 4:57 p.m. Washington St. MV accident w/property damage. Friday, Dec. 30 5:27 a.m. Municipal Dr. Suspicious activity. 7:09 a.m. Washington St. Traffic-MV […]

Hawks hope strong win will set course for remainder of season

January 6th, 2017

Hudson High varsity ice hockey senior captains (l to r) Drew Jackson, Jarod Leahy, and Adam Devlin
Photo/John Orrell

Hudson/Marlborough — At 0-4-2 entering the holiday break, it was time for a reversal of fortune, a signature contest that would remove the team from early-season life support, and it needed to happen quite rapidly.

Getting back to those glory days of yesteryear has not been easy for the Hudson High boys’ varsity ice hockey team, but if its 9-2 Jan. 2 trouncing of Nashoba Regional at Marlborough’s New England Sports Center is any indication, good things may indeed be on the way for this rejuvenated Hawks squad.

Sculpting studio creates niche in downtown Hudson

January 6th, 2017

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Hudson/Shrewsbury – Garrett Prince of Shrewsbury brings a lifetime of experience as an artist to his most recent venture. In August 2016, he and his girlfriend Maureen Conlon of Hudson opened I Sculpt U. He now teaches sculpting in their studio overlooking Wood Square at 14 Main St., Suite 1, in downtown Hudson.

Prince developed an interest in sculpting at age 3 when his parents bought him clay.

Linda M. Gustafson-Sproul, 73, of Hudson

January 6th, 2017

Hudson – Linda M. Gustafson-Sproul went to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Linda was the daughter of the late Henry and Minneolla (Peel) Gustafson. She was a lifetime resident of Hudson and member of the First Federated Church. Along with her sister, Joanne, she operated the Colonial Flower Shop in Hudson for […]

Hudson police log, Jan. 6 edition

January 4th, 2017

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Hudson Wednesday, Dec. 21 9:17 a.m. Florence St. Well-being check. 2:48 p.m. Lincoln St. Well-being check. 3:16 p.m. Gates Ave. Fraud. 7:57 p.m. Highland Common West. MV accident w/property damage. 9:34 p.m. Chapin Rd. Suspicious activity. 9:58 p.m. Washington St. Fraud. 10:25 p.m. Washington St. MV accident w/personal injury. Thursday, Dec. 22 5:53 a.m. Chapin […]

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