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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Hudson police log, Sept. 9 edition

September 7th, 2016

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Hudson Monday, Aug. 29 10:34 a.m. Kent Dr. Burglary. 12:37 p.m. Washington St. Disturbance/general. 12:54 p.m. Technology Dr. MVA w/property damage. 3:52 p.m. Washington St. Animal complaint. 6:34 p.m. Raymond Crt. Larceny. 7:49 p.m. Washington St. Offenses against family/child. 10:10 p.m. Broad St. Suspicious activity. 10:51 p.m. Water St. Disturbance/general. Tuesday, Aug. 30 12:30 a.m. […]

Bridges to Malawi brings medical assistance to poor in Africa

September 6th, 2016

Dr. Brian Lisse with children in Malawi

Hudson – Hudson resident Dr. Brian Lisse has spent over 10 years traveling to Malawi, a poverty-stricken country located in southeast Africa. He established the nonprofit organization Bridges to Malawi with a mission to help the lives of those less fortunate who are suffering from sickness, disease and famine.

Florence C. Sneddon, 88, of Hudson

September 6th, 2016

Hudson – Florence C. (Bousquet) Sneddon, 88, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, surrounded by her loving family, at The Reservoir Center in Marlborough. Florence was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Oliver and Melina (Allard) Bousquet. She was employed for many years by Hudson Lock Company and […]

Grace Baptist Church hosts second school supply drive for Hudson Public Schools

September 4th, 2016

George Luoto (left) and his kids pose by Luoto's truck fully loaded with school supplies to take from Grace Baptist Church to Hudson elementary and middle schools. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Days before the start of a new school year, the Grace Baptist Church in Hudson wrapped up its annual school supply drive by donating more than 70 backpacks to local families in need.

Church youth raises money to help friend injured in car accident

September 1st, 2016

(l to r)  Samantha Gogan, Matt Haley and Sam Maston prepare a pasta dinner for a benefit for Aubrey Baumbach.

Marlborough – Three teen members of St. Stephen Lutheran Church’s Youth Group recently raised money for a fellow member who was severely injured in a tragic car accident almost three years ago.

Hudson police log, Sept. 2 edition

August 31st, 2016

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Hudson Monday, Aug. 22 7:24 a.m. Arrested, Shawn P. Keogh, 29, of 37 Tuder St., Lynn, on warrant. 11:04 a.m. Tower St. Medical. 12:03 p.m. Shay Rd. Medical. 2:30 p.m. Kane Industrial Dr. Disturbance/general. 4:28 p.m. Packard St. Suspicious activity. 4:49 p.m. Lincoln St. Suspicious activity. 5:32 p.m. Tower St. Larceny. 6:55 p.m. Tower St. […]

John W. Tierney, 80, of Hudson

August 29th, 2016

Obit John W. Tierney_CROP

Hudson – John W. Tierney, 80, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. John was born and raised in Portland, Maine, son of the late John J. and Marion (Phee) Tierney and brother of the late Kathleen Murphy. He attended local schools and was a graduate of […]

Balloons and Blues Festival flourishes under new format

August 26th, 2016

Mychael David performs during the Balloons and Blues Festival. David returned to the Balloons and Blues Festival after he and his band, the Mychael David Project, performed in 2015.

Hudson – Long after their show at this year’s Hudson Balloons and Blues festival ended, bassist Howie Swett and sound designer John May of the Mychael David Project watched the festival’s headliner, Bruce Marshall wrap up his performance.

While Marshall performed, hot air balloons rose and eventually fell in the field before him. In those moments, festival attendees were able to see the combination that organizers have been trying to polish for the past two years — hot air balloons and live music.

Eleanor L. Garceau, 94, of Hudson

August 26th, 2016

Hudson – Eleanor L. (Fearing) Garceau, 94, a lifelong resident of Hudson, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to the late Henry W. Garceau, who died in 2006. Eleanor was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of […]

David F. Holder, 96, of Hudson

August 25th, 2016

Pastor Valeria Schmidt often takes the time to chat with Pokémon GO players who visit the site at Northborough Trinity Church.
Photo/Liz Nolan

Hudson – David F. Holder was born Dec. 20, 1919. He grew up in and around Hudson and attended Hudson High School. David worked in the family milk business and married Barbara Beach on June 6, 1940. David was inducted into the Army in April 1943. He served with the 3rd Infantry Division during the […]

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