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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Long-term commitment common among Hudson Historical Society volunteers

October 12th, 2015

Hudson Historical Society volunteers (l to r) Ellen Busch, David Bonazzoli, Peggi Sullivan, Richard Gelpke, Vic Rimkus, Dave Wilkinson, Barbara Nahoumi and Lewis Halprin. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Ellen Busch, 76, a longtime member of the Hudson Historical Society, clearly enjoys spending time with other volunteers at the group’s Hudson Museum, housed in a former woolen mill at 43 Broad St. Fifty-two years ago, Busch said she contacted the society when was researching a graduate school paper on Mary Rowlandson, who in 1676 was kidnapped by Native Americans in Lancaster.

Donald F. Saliga, 82, of Hudson

October 12th, 2015


Hudson – Donald F. Saliga, 82, of Hudson, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Priscilla (Keenan) Saliga of Hudson. Donald was born in Dedham, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Teichman) Saliga. He was raised in […]

Gerard F. McManus Jr., 55, of Hudson

October 8th, 2015

Hudson – Gerard F. McManus Jr., 55, of Hudson, formerly of Marlborough, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, with his loving family by his side. Gerard and his family were fortunate to have the wonderful and compassionate care of Gentiva Hospice at their home. Gerard leaves his wife of 20 years, Claudine M. (Chiasson) McManus, […]

Hudson police log, Oct. 9 edition

October 7th, 2015

police log

Hudson Thursday, Sept. 24 7:23 a.m. South St. Suspicious activity. 1:06 p.m. Washington St. MVA with personal injury. 2:28 p.m. Main St. Suspicious activity. 3:52 p.m. Arrested, Danielle R. Copes, 23, of 38 Barton Rd., Stow, for fugitive from justice, warrant. 5:54 p.m. Packard St. Medical. 7:02 p.m. Felton St. Suspicious activity. 7:10 p.m. South […]

Yolanda Rodriguez, 84, of Hudson

October 7th, 2015

Hudson – Yolanda Rodriguez, 84, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at her home in Hudson. She was the beloved wife of the late Efrain Rodriguez, who died in November 2002. Yolanda was born and raised in Retalhuleu, Guatemala, daughter of the late Isidro Arroyo and […]

Hudson Catholic High class of ’65 celebrates 50-year reunion

October 6th, 2015

Visiting the construction site where their alma mater Hudson Catholic High was recently demolished are class of 1965 alumni (back, l to r) Roger Lamy, Tom Garrity, Mike Bourque, Larry Letendre, Peter Keough, Joe Stankus, Frank Finnerty with his dog Bubba, Ken Giardina, Joy Tarbell, (front, l to r) Barbara Jagling Richards, Barbara Martin Colley and Ann Ordway Wifholm. (Photo/Ed Minyard)

Hudson – Although the building that housed Hudson Catholic High (HCH) was recently demolished, its school spirit continued as the class of 1965 celebrated a 50-year reunion weekend Sept. 25 to 27. They were the sixth class to graduate from HCH and the fourth to include boys.

Third annual Run for the Rainforest 5K at Hudson High School

October 6th, 2015

Hudson High School student Hannah Carroll helps Peruvian children during last year’s trip to the Amazon Rainforest. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – On Saturday, Oct. 17, Hudson High School (HHS) Peru Crew 2016 students will host the third annual Run for the Rainforest 5K to raise money for the group’s trip to the Peruvian Amazon in April 2016. Funds raised will support Peru Crew’s charities, including the Suitcase Project, bringing needed school, medical, sport and […]

Patricia A. Keefe, 85, formerly of Hudson

October 5th, 2015


Hudson – Patricia A. Keefe, 85, former longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 in Florida. She was the wife of 50-plus years to the late William R. Keefe, who passed away in 2011. They had a long happy life together filled with family and friends. She is survived by her three […]

Fashionable additions planned for remembrance fundraiser

September 30th, 2015

(l to r) Kayley Fannon, George Larassa and Kate Flannigan lead the pack of last year’s high-heeled racers

Hudson – Fun, fashionable additions are planned for the fourth annual Miles and Smiles for Michaella, a 3.2-mile memorial walk scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning and ending at Morgan Bowl in Hudson. Proceeds go to the Michaella Walsh Libby Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students who share her interest in community service or will major in a health-related field. Donations are also contributed to Kids Power and Students Helping Honduras (SHH).

Hudson police log, Oct. 2 edition

September 30th, 2015

police log

Hudson Monday, Sept. 21 8:21 a.m. Felton St. Noise complaint. 12:45 p.m. John Robinson Rd. Local by-law violations. 2:22 p.m. Washington St. MVA with property damage. 2:36 p.m. Main St. Well-being check. 3:11 p.m. Cox St. Suspicious activity. 6:26 p.m. Lincoln St. Fraud. 7:33 p.m. Tower St. Medical. Tuesday, Sept. 22 9:04 a.m. Temi Rd. […]

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