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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James McCann, 74, of Hudson

November 26th, 2014

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Hudson – James McCann, 74, of Hudson and formerly of South Weymouth, died peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at Life Care Center of Acton. He was the husband of Bernadette J (Loycano) McCann for the past 52 years. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and raised and educated in Dorchester, the son of the late [...]

Hudson downtown Holiday Stroll

November 25th, 2014

Hudson – The Hudson Business Association in conjunction with other Hudson-area businesses and organizations will host the 12th annual Hudson Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 3-8 p.m. at a host of locations throughout downtown Hudson. There are many activities planned including Santa at the Hudson Senior Center, a tree lighting in the Rotary [...]

Donald R. Picard, 86, of Hudson

November 21st, 2014


Hudson – Donald R. “Ray” Picard, 86, of Hudson, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at Wingate of Sudbury. He leaves his beloved wife of 62 years, Florence M. (Hazen) Picard of Hudson. Ray was born in West Warwick, R.I., son of the late Wilfred and Blanche (Plante) Picard. He was raised in Cambridge where he [...]

Hudson police log, Nov. 21 edition

November 19th, 2014

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Hudson Monday, Nov. 10 7:33 a.m. Central St. MVA with property damage. 10:10 a.m. South St. Larceny. 10:32 a.m. Temi Rd. Annoying phone calls. 11:25 a.m. Pope St. MVA with property damage. 12:29 p.m. Atherton Rd. Medical. 3:34 p.m. Washington St. Annoying phone calls. 6:52 p.m. Manning St. Noise complaint. 7:16 p.m. Cottage St. Disturbance/gathering. [...]

Farley Elementary School staff give back to the Hudson community

November 15th, 2014

Teachers and staff of Farley Elementary School show off their creations: (bottom row, l to r) Brian Quinn, Susan Falco, Jen Volpicelli, Tina Whalen, Kelsey McCormick, (second row) Laura Mullen, Kristin Charbonneau, Michelle Farley, Assistant Principal Rachel Scanlon, Jamie Leger, Melissa Cronin, Sue DiCenso, (third row) Meghan Gasek, Katie Rivela, Bridgit Masciarelli, Tricia Bowen, Beth McNulty, Liz Llyod, Sandra Sullivan, Maria Sequenzia, Sarah Mielke (back row) Tracey Calandra, Kristin Spadadfino, Bob Yates, Wendy Sanchez and Lisa Hastings. (Photo/submitted)

Hudson – Farley Elementary School Principal Melissa Provost, Assistant Principal Rachel Scanlon and 29 staff members turned a recent team-building activity into a charitable event. The group attended a staff professional development workshop Nov. 10 at Paint Misbehavin’ on Main Street in Hudson. The staff originally embarked on this outing to enjoy some time together [...]

Help for homeless families at the Willis House Shelter

November 13th, 2014

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Hudson – Many hopeful and thankful families are finding food, a warm bed and a sincere interest in helping them regain their independence at the Willis House Family Shelter in Hudson. Along with providing necessities of day-to-day living, Willis House has 24-hour staffing to support individuals on a daily [...]

Carl W. Hoffmann, 94, of Hudson

November 12th, 2014

Hudson – Carl W. Hoffmann, 94, a longtime resident of Hudson, died peacefully at home with family Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. His beloved wife, Gisela, passed in April 1996. He was born in Haindorf, Bohemia (present day Czech Repulic) in 1920, spent his childhood in Loxton, Australia, and lived in several European countries during his [...]

Hudson police log, Nov. 14 edition

November 12th, 2014

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Hudson Monday, Nov. 3 2:35 a.m. Manning St. MVA with property damage. 9:41 a.m. Stratton Dr. Annoying phone calls. 3:53 p.m. Water St. Larceny. 4:03 p.m. Tower St. Suspicious activity. 7:05 p.m. Florence St. Fraud. 7:19 p.m. Murphy Rd. Suspicious activity. 7:19 p.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 8:04 p.m. Highland Park Ave. Medical. 11:49 p.m. [...]

Hudson thanks veterans for their service

November 11th, 2014

Past President Mary Hazeldine of American Legion Auxiliary Post 100 and Commander Chuck Armstead of AMVETS Post 208 lay a wreath at Liberty Park.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – The Color Guard of AMVETS Post 208 led the annual parade downtown Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Honored as grand marshal was the post’s Past Commander Bill Rivers. The parade also featured representatives from veterans’ organizations, state and town officials, scout troops and military vehicles. [...]

Marie C. Kerins, 89, of Hudson

November 10th, 2014

Hudson – Marie C. (Golden) Kerins, 89, of Hudson, formerly of Waltham, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Ralph E. Kerins of Hudson. Marie was born and raised in Waltham, daughter of the late John A. and Catherine J. (Nolan) Golden. [...]

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