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Hudson Land Trust acquires parcel of land near Danforth Brook

The trust seeks to maintain and enhance passive recreation opportunities on those properties, as well as acquire new land resources for conservation.

Nomination papers available for Hudson town election

Michael D. Burks has pulled nomination papers for another term on the board. Two other residents – Steven C. Sharek and Herman Kabakoff – have also pulled papers.

Wood, Riverside parks get new playgrounds

“It’s a traditional-looking playground: six-and-a-half swings. There’s two belt swings. There’s a mom-and-me swing.”

Hudson Public Schools present $44M budget to Select Board

Representatives from the Hudson Public Schools gave an overview of the fiscal 2025 budget and the challenges facing budget makers.

Hudson DPW building project design at 100%

The Hudson DPW building project design is at 100%, Eric Ryder said, and it was presented Jan. 25 to the building committee.

Hudson library seeks construction grant

There will be forums for the general public in person at the library at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and virtually at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6.

Jamie Desautels takes on new role as Hudson fire chief

Hudson Fire Chief Jamie Desautels may have been sworn in on Dec. 22, 2023, but serving in a fire department is a role he knows very well. 

Hudson Board of Health, COA, veterans and building budgets approved

The Hudson Select Board voted to approve the building, Council on Aging, Board of Health and veterans budgets.

Hudson Wastewater Treatment Facility undergoing upgrades

Hudson Wastewater Treatment Facility and Main Street Pump Station began the process of undergoing upgrades as part of Phase 2.

Johannes recognized for career with Hudson Fire Department

Newly-appointed Hudson Fire Chief Jamie Desautels recognized former Fire Chief Bryan Johannes for his work and service.

Hudson police to hold Citizens Police Academy

The Hudson Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy, kicking off on March 5. There is no fee for the academy.

Nomination papers for Hudson election now available

Nomination papers for the Monday, May 13, annual Hudson election are now available at the town clerk’s office.
Work to remove lead paint in Hudson’s town hall was set to begin on Aug. 16. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Preliminary budget for town of Hudson presented

Executive Assistant Thomas Gregory reviewed the 2025 fiscal year budget at the Dec. 18 meeting of the Select Board.

Hudson DPW works to clean up after Dec. 18 storm

In Hudson Fire Department news, the board approved the employment agreement between the Town of Hudson and Fire Chief Jamie Desautels.

How communities have spent COVID-19 dollars

Under ARPA, Massachusetts and cities and towns received aid to deal with public health and economic impacts of the pandemic.

Select Board votes to set Hudson tax rate

Hudson's tax rate and levy for the 2024 fiscal year has been set following a vote by the Select Board at its Dec. 4 meeting.

Recreation Department to apply for grant for Hudson dog park

An important step in realizing a new dog park for Hudson at Fauta Field was taken at the Dec. 4 Select Board meeting. 

Town Meeting OKs Brigham St. culvert funds, Hometown Heroes article

Another article that passed Article 14, which will raise and appropriate $20,000 to support the Hometown Heroes Banner project.

Wetland Protection Bylaw passes at Hudson Town Meeting

As of the November Special Town Meeting on Nov. 20, there will be a new wetlands protection bylaw on the books for Hudson. 

Hudson Select Board adopts stormwater regulations

The Hudson Select Board voted Oct. 30 to approve and adopt the stormwater rules and regulations for the town.