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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Upcoming race for Hudson man needs runners, volunteers and sponsors

October 12th, 2014

Mandi and Michael Clark at Boston’s Race to Remember. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Earlier this year, Hudson resident Michael Clark developed aplastic anemia, a rare autoimmune disease in which the body stops producing the necessary amount of blood cells to properly function. Suddenly, Clark lost the ability to work, and currently spends days at the hospital.

Hudson police log, Oct. 10 edition

October 8th, 2014

police log

Hudson Monday, Sept. 29 8:15 a.m. Temi Rd. Burglary. 8:41 a.m. Technology Dr. Suspicious activity. 11:48 a.m. Pierce St. Burglary. 3:16 p.m. Manning St. Larceny. 4:46 p.m. Church St. Noise complaint. 5:16 p.m. Shawmut Ave. Suspicious activity. 8:49 p.m. Franklin St. Medical. Tuesday, Sept. 30 8:25 a.m. Pierce St. Burglary. 2:42 p.m. Raymond Crt. Annoying [...]

Maria L. Freitas, 74,, of Hudson

October 6th, 2014

Hudson – Maria L. Freitas, 74, of Hudson, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Jose Freitas, who died in 2003. Maria was born on the island of S. Miguel, the Azores of Portugal, daughter of the late Joao and Laura [...]

Hudson High alumnus awarded Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

October 1st, 2014

Tech. Sgt. Matthew McKenna of Hudson (right) salutes Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold after being awarded the Silver Star at a ceremony held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state.

Photo/Staff Sgt. Russ Jackson

Hudson – Tech. Sgt. Matthew McKenna, an Air Force combat controller and a 2000 Hudson High School (HHS) graduate, developed an interest in the military at a young age.

Phyllis A. Duplisea, 84, of Hudson

September 30th, 2014

Hudson – Phyllis A. (Keirstead) Duplisea, 84, of Hudson, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare. Phyllis was born and raised in Waltham, daughter of the late Clifford and Ola (Foster) Keirstead. She attended local schools and was a 1947 graduate of Waltham High School. She moved to Hudson in 1962, and was [...]

Patrick lauds Hudson’s downtown growth

September 29th, 2014

(l to r) Michael Kasseris (Rail Trail owner), Jason Kleinerman (Rail Trail general manager), Karim El-Gamal (Rail Trail owner), Steve Kerrigan, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Gov. Deval Patrick and State Rep. Kate Hogan
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Hudson – Gov. Deval Patrick took some time away from his Statehouse duties in Boston to visit a number of businesses in central Mass. Sept. 25. One of those stops was at the Rail Trail Flatbread restaurant, located at 33 Main St., in the heart of Hudson’s downtown.

Hudson Portuguese Club celebrates 75th Fatima Feast

September 28th, 2014

Members of Grupo Folclorico de Criancas perform for guests at the 75th annual Our Lady of Fatima Feast at the Hudson Portuguese Club. (Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.)

Hudson – There was much talk of traditions and landmarks Sept. 13 and 14 as the Hudson Portuguese Club (HPC) marked its 75th anniversary of the Our Lady of Fatima Feast, which celebrates an apparition reported to have appeared to three children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917.

Continuing mission of Hudson High alumna in Honduras

September 28th, 2014

(l to r) Michael Kasseris (Rail Trail owner), Jason Kleinerman (Rail Trail general manager), Karim El-Gamal (Rail Trail owner), Steve Kerrigan, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Gov. Deval Patrick and State Rep. Kate Hogan
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Hudson – After graduating from Hudson High School in 2010, Michaella “Kayla” Walsh Libby majored in public health at the University of Maryland (UM). There, she tutored inner-city children with Kids Power in Washington, D.C., and raised funds for the UM chapter of Students Helping Honduras (SHH), with whom she planned to travel and help build a school. However, she died unexpectedly in 2012 at age 20, only weeks before that trip.

Hudson college student’s blog makes life sweeter for others with diabetes

September 26th, 2014

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Hudson – From reading her blog, “Diabetes Goes to College,” with her reassuringly matter-of-fact and often humorous approach to diabetes, one would never guess that Hudson resident and author Molly Johannes had any concerns about leaving home to attend college. But Johannes, an English major and now a senior at UMass Amherst, remembers well how worried she was.

‘Walk in My Shoes’ community art project

September 25th, 2014

Hudson/Marlborough – This season the River’s Edge Arts Alliance is working diligently to share their work with others by practicing compassion through the arts. “Walk in My Shoes” is a community art project to help bring awareness to needs in the community. Participants will design and decorate a pair of shoes. One or more pairs of [...]

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