Hudson

Hudson

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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Edna F. Nordheim, 86, of Hudson

October 24th, 2014

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Hudson – Edna F. Nordheim, 86, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 after a brief period of failing health. She was born in Newton, the daughter of the late Frank C. and Anna May (Palmer) Nordheim, and lived in Marlborough and Hudson since moving here in 1968. Ms. Nordheim was a United States Navy veteran of [...]

Alfred T. Cabral, 89, of Hudson

October 24th, 2014

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Hudson – Alfred T “Al” Cabral passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. He was 89 years old. Born in 1925, Al, affectionately and respectfully known as “The Chief,” was a lifelong resident of Hudson and the son of the late Jose and Merces (Nunes) Cabral. Al was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor [...]

‘Raising Healthy Teens’ presentation to be held at Hudson High School

October 24th, 2014

Hudson – The Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention initiative will present “Community Conversations: Raising Healthy Teens,” Tuesday, Oct. 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Hudson High School, 69 Brigham St. A panel discussion will be hosted by State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow and facilitated by Dr. Jodi Fortuna, superintendent of Hudson Public Schools. The purpose of this [...]

Hudson police log, Oct. 24 edition

October 22nd, 2014

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Hudson Tuesday, Oct. 14 12:29 a.m. Park St. Traffic-MV complaint. 5:40 a.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 8:30 a.m. Lake Boon Dr. Noise complaint. 9:22 a.m. 290 Connector. MVA with property damage. 10:20 a.m. Cottage St. Medical. 1:49 p.m. Lake St. Medical. 2:25 p.m. Rolling Ln. Annoying phone calls. 4:54 p.m. Washington St. MVA with property [...]

Philip F. Dempsey, 84, of Hudson

October 21st, 2014

Hudson – Philip F. Dempsey, 84, born Dec. 16, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, with his loving family. He was the dear husband of Eileen J. (McCarthy) Dempsey  for 63 years. He was the son of the late James A. Dempsey and Beatrice A. (Charpentier) Dempsey. He [...]

Rep. Hogan reflects on ‘victories’ for her district and beyond

October 20th, 2014

State Rep. Kate Hogan (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Hudson – State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow, was first elected to represent the 3rd Middlesex District during the 2008 recession. Now in her third term with an improving economy, Hogan is grateful that state funding became available to assist her district and beyond.

Hudson choral director adds another credit to her resume

October 20th, 2014

Lisa Schliker, new choral director of the River’s Edge Youth Chorus

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Hudson – A typical weekday for lifelong Hudson resident Lisa Schliker begins by waking up at 5 a.m. She instructs indoor cycling or spin at 5:45 three mornings a week. After reporting to a fulltime office job, she attends rehearsals nearly each of those evenings. Yet, she recently added another credit to her resume. Schliker is the new choral director of the River’s Edge Youth Chorus, a program of the River’s Edge Arts Alliance for ages 8 to 18.

Fundraising in Hudson with miles, smiles and high heels

October 20th, 2014

Walkers cross through Wood Park.

Hudson – Over 200 friends, relatives and other supporters gathered Oct. 18 for the third annual Miles and Smiles for Michaella, a 3.2-mile walk beginning and ending at Morgan Bowl.

Thomas J. Gird, 68, of Hudson

October 20th, 2014

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Hudson – Thomas J. “Tom” Gird, 68, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Susanne (Risotti) Gird, to whom he was married for 46 years. He was born in Marlborough, the son of the late Joseph and Arlene (Pope) Gird. He lived in Hudson for [...]

Corinne Walcott, 97, of Hudson

October 20th, 2014

Hudson – Corinne Marie (Hebert) Walcott, 97, a longtime resident of Hudson, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at the Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of 33 years to the late Marshall Albert Walcott, who died in 1991. Corinne was born in Orono, Maine, daughter of the late Dennis A. and [...]

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