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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Scott T. Jacobson, of Hudson

June 15th, 2015

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Hudson – Scott T. Jacobson, of Hudson, died Friday, June 12, 2015 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Erin (Moonan) Jacobson of Hudson. Scott was born in East Orange, N.J., son of the late Charles and Annie (MacLauchlan) Jacobson. He was raised in [...]

Patricia A. Leavis, 76, of Hudson

June 12th, 2015

Hudson – Patricia A. (Palmer) Leavis, 76, of Hudson, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 after a period of declining health. She leaves behind her loving husband of 53 years, John P. Leavis. Patricia was born in Waltham, daughter of the late Arthur and Dorothy (Nagle) Palmer. She was raised in [...]

Charles I. Wilkinson, 98, of Hudson

June 11th, 2015

Hudson – Charles I. Wilkinson, 98, of Hudson, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, surrounded by his loving family, at his home. He was the beloved husband of 67-plus years to the late Beatrice M. (Brown) Wilkinson. Charles was born and raised in Ulster, Penn., son of the late William T. and Hettie A. (Brown) Wilkinson. [...]

Hudson police log, June 12 edition

June 10th, 2015

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Hudson Friday, May 29 9:54 a.m. Broad St. MVA – property damage. 10:36 a.m. Central St. Well-being check. 10:49 a.m. Highland Commons east. Traffic-MV complaint. 2:58 p.m. Stevens Rd. Medical. 4:11 p.m. Technology Dr. Traffic-MV complaint. 5:37 p.m. Meadowbrook Rd. Burglary. 7:42 p.m. Highland Commons East. Suspicious activity. 8:49 p.m. Chapin Rd. Suspicious activity. Saturday, [...]

George M. Braga, 58, of Hudson

June 5th, 2015

Hudson – George M. Braga, 58, father and good friend to many, peacefully passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015, leaving his pain and suffering behind. George is survived by his two children, Mitch and Ariel. He leaves behind his mother, Angelina, with whom he lived, and was predeceased by his father, Manuel Braga, in 1998. [...]

Summer reading fun at Hudson Library

June 3rd, 2015

Hudson – The Hudson Public Library, 3 Washington St., will begin its Summer Reading Program Monday, June 8. The themes are: “Animals @ the Playground” for children birth to third grade. Come spin the wheel, every 10 books read you get a prize.  2nd and 3rd grade can choose to do a challenge. “Game Show Extravaganza” [...]

Hudson police log, June 5 edition

June 3rd, 2015

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Hudson Friday, May 22 8:22 a.m. Bruen Rd. Suspicious activity. 12:02 p.m. Highland Commons West. Medical. 1:01 p.m. Washington St. Medical. 2:21 p.m. Pleasant St. MVA – property damage. 4:02 p.m. Cox St. MVA – property damage. 7:13 p.m. Eaton Dr. Medical. 9:09 p.m. Cortland Dr. Animal complaint. Saturday, May 23 11:08 a.m. Four Bridges [...]

Dariel G. McKinley Sr., 89, of Hudson

June 2nd, 2015

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Hudson – Dariel G. McKinley Sr., 89, of Hudson, died Sunday, May 31, 2015 at UMass Medical Center in Worcester after a brief illness. He was the husband of Pauline A. (Pitts) McKinley for the past 64 years. He was born, raised, and educated in St. Charles, Ark., the son of the late William H. [...]

Class of 2015 marks Hudson High’s 141st graduation exercises

June 1st, 2015

Gathered prior to the graduation ceremony are the class officers: (l to r) Michael Pollard, president; Sara Mikula, vice president; Baylee Loewen, secretary; Kayla Monteiro, treasurer; and Jefferson Gould, treasurer.

Hudson – Diplomas were presented to 173 members of the class of 2015 at the 141st graduation exercises, held May 31 at the Hudson High School (HHS) Gymnasium.

Addiction recovery documentary and panel discussion at Hudson Town Hall

May 29th, 2015

Hudson – The River’s Edge Arts Alliance, along with the Hudson Board of Health, is sponsoring a film and panel discussion about addiction and recovery as part of their “Season of Compassion” Friday, June 5, at 7 p.m. “The Anonymous People” is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term [...]

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