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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Lynne A. Sullivan, 56, of Hudson

June 28th, 2016

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Hudson – Lynne Ann (Trocchi) Sullivan, 56, of Hudson, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at her home in Hudson. Lynne leaves her beloved husband of 20 years, Kevin Sullivan, and was the loving mother of Abigail Sullivan, Cara Sullivan, and Lauren Sullivan. She also is survived by her siblings, Robert […]

Avidia Bank to add Financial Center in Hudson

June 28th, 2016

Avidia Bank’s soon-to-be built Financial Center 

Hudson – Avidia Bank has announced the expansion of its service delivery in Hudson. In early July, the bank will begin renovations to the 17 Pope Street location that will be vacated by Citizens Bank June 30.

The Financial Center will include commercial banking, residential lending, financial services and retail banking. In addition, the bank will have a shared community room for local organizations to schedule events and meetings.

Marlborough Savings Bank celebrates opening of new Hudson branch

June 27th, 2016

(l to r) State Rep. Kate Hogan, Rick Bennett, Marlborough Savings Bank president and CEO, Donna Driscoll, branch manager, State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, Chuck Randall, Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce and Hudson Selectman John Parent 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Hudson – With a new branch located at 186 Main St., Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has joined the revitalization of Hudson’s downtown business community. Town leaders and other members of the local business community joined bank officials June 24 for the grand opening of the new branch. “We are thrilled […]

Hudson’s Scout program offers fun for boys and girls

June 26th, 2016

Jacob Mercandante, 5 of Hudson with Pack Leader Bob Luongo at the recent Hudson Fest. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Boy Scouts from Hudson’s Pack 4, Troop 77, and Venture Crew 21 hosted three tents at the recent Hudson Fest with activities such as sail boat races, a bean bag toss, and offered information for youth and families on its programs. Hudson has a very active Scouting program, featuring numerous hiking and camping […]

Smoking cause of fatal fire in Hudson

June 23rd, 2016

Hudson – State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Hudson Fire Chief John Blood and Hudson Police Chief Michael Burkes announced the cause of today’s fatal fire at 15 Baben Road in Hudson was smoking. The fire took the life of 76-year old Carol Gionet. At 10:30 this morning, a […]

Hudson police log, June 24 edition

June 22nd, 2016

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Hudson Friday, June 10 8:43 a.m. Old Bolton Rd. Medical. 9:13 a.m. Houghton St. MVA – personal injury. 11:09 a.m. Washington St. Disturbance/general. 3:12 p.m. Arrested, Shawn Deandre-Timas, 23, of 60 Oscar Ave., Brockton, for shoplifting by asportation, mislead/intimidate/harass witness/juror, warrant. 3:47 p.m. Main St. MVA – leaving scene. 4:19 p.m. Port St. Larceny. 6:18 […]

Maria C. Braga, 92, of Hudson

June 21st, 2016

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Hudson – Maria C. (Chaves) Braga, 92, of Hudson, died Saturday, June 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at the Marlborough Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Marlborough. She was the beloved wife of the late Jose Viveiros Braga, who died in 1976. Maria was born and raised in Santa Maria, the Azores of […]

Kathleen Carlman, 49, of Hudson

June 21st, 2016

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Hudson – Kathleen Anne Carlman, 49, of Hudson, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 18, 2016. Kathleen loved her family above all else. She sacrificed immensely for her children. Her patience, strength, and charity of love will never be forgotten. The memories she created will forever serve as a treasure of hope, kindness, and light to […]

Mary A. Martel, 89, of Hudson

June 16th, 2016

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Hudson – Mary A. (Satas) Martel, 89, of Hudson, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at the Marlborough Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Marlborough. Mary was a lifelong resident of Hudson, the daughter of Michelina (Jeremich) and Bartholomeu Satas. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Paul L. […]

Motorcycle ride keeps memory of Hudson boy alive

June 15th, 2016

Motorcyclists and passengers get set to begin last year’s Ride for Sherry’s House and Why Me from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #643 in Hudson.

File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – Memories of a Hudson boy are kept alive as his family prepares for the seventh annual Ride for Sherry’s House and Why Me. This year’s motorcycle ride is scheduled for Sunday, July 10, beginning and ending at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #643, 271 Cox St. in Hudson. There, others can join motorcyclists afterward for a barbecue to support a good cause.

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