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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Joan H. Leahy, 87, of Hudson

September 26th, 2016

Hudson – Joan H. (Helsmoortel) Leahy, 87, of Hudson, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland. She was the beloved wife of 33 years to the late Donald J. Leahy, who died in 1992. Joan was born and raised in Union […]

Scouts kick off popcorn sale

September 22nd, 2016


Hudson – A member of the Hudson Pack 4 Cub Scouts gets a bag of extra popcorn to eat at this year’s annual popcorn sale kickoff event in Hudson. The Cub Scouts will be selling prepackaged popcorn door-to-door and in front of Hudson businesses until the end of October. The proceeds from the sale help […]

Hudson police log, Sept. 23 edition

September 21st, 2016

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Hudson Monday, Sept. 12 9:15 a.m. Brigham St. Medical. 10:11 a.m. Oneida Place. Medical. 11:30 a.m. Warner St. Well-being check. 3:44 p.m. Glen Rd. Vandalism. 5:12 p.m. Lincoln St. Larceny. 5:18 p.m. Highland Commons east. MV accident – leaving scene. 5:44 p.m. High St. Vandalism. 8:02 p.m. Arrested, Nicholas P. Caruso, 28, of 16 Johnson […]

Hudson honors its history and future at sesquicentennial parade

September 19th, 2016

A vintage Hudson fire engine passes Town Hall.
Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – Months after fireworks kicked off year-long celebrations of Hudson’s 150th anniversary, the town hosted its main event, bringing nearly 1,000 marchers through the heart of town for a parade honoring Hudson’s history and future.

Organized over a 12-month period starting last fall, the parade featured 14 floats spread out over seven sections. In addition to the floats, the parade drew local politicians including state Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow), Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant.

Friends of the Hudson Public Library to hold ‘Lobster and Meat Shoot’

September 15th, 2016

Hudson – The Friends of the Hudson Public Library will hold its first-ever “Lobster and Meat Shoot” fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 3 Palmieri Drive. If you are not familiar with this type of fundraiser, and the word “shoot” mystifies you, the organizers said if you’ve ever played Bingo […]

Joyce Cross, 95, of Hudson

September 15th, 2016


Hudson – Joyce Eileen (Vickery) Cross, 95, of Hudson, formerly of Southborough, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 at her home. Born May 24, 1921 in Kenilworth, England, she was the daughter of the late John and Rosina (Lockwood) Vickery and the wife of the late Norman C. Cross. In 1954, following WWII, Mr. and Mrs. […]

Hudson boys’ soccer team hope hard work pays off with deep season run

September 14th, 2016

#17 Nate Murphy of the Hawks jumps in between the ball and Lunenburg player #7 David Gardner to steal possession.

Hudson — The Hudson High School boys’ varsity soccer program has achieved winning records in each of its past three seasons. From 11-7-2 in 2013 to 9-8-2 in 2014 and 11-7-1 in 2015, the Hawks have done all the right things to make each of those campaigns successful.

Hudson police log, Sept. 16 edition

September 14th, 2016

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Hudson Friday, Sept. 2 7:37 a.m. Park St. Local by-law violations. 9:00 a.m. Technology Dr. Well-being check. 10:57 a.m. Apsley St. well-being check. 11:50 a.m. Main St. MVA w/property damage. 3:05 p.m. Everett St. Animal complaint. 5:29 p.m. Washington St. Offenses against child. 11:48 p.m. Rutland St. Suspicious activity. Saturday, Sept. 3 6:26 a.m. Main […]

Hudson High junior plans 2,900-mile ride to raise awareness of adaptive sports

September 13th, 2016

Owen Anketell rests in his handcycle on a bridge in New Hampshire. Photo/submitted

Hudson – Hudson High School junior Owen Anketell, an athlete and adaptive sports advocate, is less than a year away from the start of a 2,900-mile bike ride to raise awareness of athletes with disabilities and the opportunities that adaptive sports provide.

Raymond Curley Jr., 84, of Hudson

September 9th, 2016

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Hudson – Raymond Joseph Curley Jr., dearly beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend to all, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Curley, the love of his life, along with his sons, Gerry, Gene, Ray, and Tom, their spouses; nine grandchildren; and one […]

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