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New snowfall measurements show impact of weekend nor’easter

REGION - The National Weather Service released updated snowfall measurements for a handful of area towns on Sunday morning after this weekend's nor'easter. Westborough leads the...

Boston 25 to host Zip Trip broadcast in Hudson

Hudson will get a day in the TV spotlight this summer as part of Boston 25's annual Zip Trip series. The broadcasts run live.
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Man thanks Hudson Police Department after arrest

May 3rd, 2021 Dear Editor, Re Hudson Police Department  I am writing to inform the residents of Hudson and any others willing to learn what...
Marlborough Mayor concerned with Phase two of vaccine rollout.

Missing Marlborough teen found, family reunited

A Marlborough teen, missing since last Friday, has been found, her parents said on Thursday night. This capped a week-long search.

Rimkus: Mobile home park to block entrance, HHS Class of ‘66 holds reunion

By Rosemary Rimkus, Hudson Columnist EDITOR’S NOTE: Rosemary Rimkus is a Hudson resident and longtime journalist. She launched her beloved column “Keynotes” in 1963 as...

Hudson High ’85 alum, singer-songwriter and bassist is still rocking

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer  HUDSON – Singer-songwriter and bassist Stephen Powell began performing in his teens with two rock bands in and around...

Hudson Fest to make return after COVID-19 hiatus

HUDSON - The Assabet Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Annual Hudson Fest this year after a two-year hiatus. The chamber is...
Alex O’Hare is Hudson’s new community social worker. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

New community social worker hits the ground running in Hudson

By Dakota Antelman, Managing Editor HUDSON - The Hudson Health Department has added a community social worker to its team.  Now, a month into the job,...

Hudson enjoys 18th Holiday Stroll 

HUDSON – Recently-opened businesses joined established mainstays on Dec. 4 when the Downtown Hudson Holiday Stroll returned for its 18th year.  Main Street’s vehicular traffic...

Hudson family celebrates return of stolen dinosaur

HUDSON – Hudson’s John Cannistraro woke up this past Sunday to find wooden boards strewn across his yard.  Rexy, the wire dinosaur who had sat...

Great Fire of 1894 changed the face of Hudson’s downtown

HUDSON - July 4, 1894, started as just another Independence Day in the town of Hudson.  Residents were enjoying the holiday at Trotting (now Riverside)...

Hudson deputy fire chief will retire in January

HUDSON – Deputy Fire Chief Stephen S. Cariveau will soon retire after 33 years of service to the Hudson Fire Department. Cariveau’s retirement is effective...
Members of the Hudson High School Class of 1971 followed their “Sit on the Wall” tradition on Main Street, during their recent 50th reunion weekend. Photo/Courtesy Stephen McCarthy

Rimkus: HHS Class of ‘71 holds 50th reunion, historical society reopens in new location

By Rosemary Rimkus, Hudson Columnist HHS Class of ‘71 celebrates 50th reunion  More than 50 members of the Hudson High School Class of 1971 participated in...

New historical mural depicts migration from Portugal to Hudson

A historical mural depicting Portuguese descendants’ migration to Hudson was then installed on Aug. 26 in the downtown area.

Festivalgoers and ‘lucky ducks’ return to downtown Hudson

Two popular long-running events returned to downtown Hudson on Saturday after a two-year hiatus due to pandemic restrictions.

Rimkus: Tiny Warmer Fuel Oil Co. office gone, Symphony Pro Musica cancels performances

HUDSON - The Warmer Fuel Oil Co. office, a tiny building that owner Gerry Curley called his “Monopoly House,” disappeared from 240 Washington St....

Region plans 2022 Memorial Day observances

Area communities are all gearing up for Memorial Day observances on Monday as many welcome a return to more traditional parades.

Rimkus: Hudson police Sgt. retires; Hudson Trivia game identified

Det. Sgt. Chris Shea retired after 34 years on the Hudson Police Force. He was honored at the station that day with a retirement recognition.

Hudson AMVETS delivers over 1,000 holiday dinners

HUDSON – Volunteers for this season’s 32nd annual Home Alone for the Holidays program of Hudson AMVETS Post 208 prepared and delivered over 1,000...

Rimkus: Hudson Catholic Daughters of America disbands after 95 years

By Rosemary Rimkus, Hudson Columnist HUDSON - The Court St. John Eudes, Hudson chapter of Catholic Daughters of America (CDA), voted to disband late last year,...