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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Manuel Torres, 93, of Hudson

February 5th, 2015

Hudson – Manuel Torres, 93, of Hudson, died unexpectedly at his residence Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Geraldina (Vieria) Torres of Hudson. Manuel was born and raised in St. Michael, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late Manuel and Maria Carmen (Santos) Torres. He emigrated [...]

Checkerboards Restaurant and Bar offers hearty and tasty winter options

February 4th, 2015

One of the three dining rooms. 
File photo/Nancy Brumback

Hudson – If you are looking for a warm, comfortable place to celebrate with your Valentine this year, but don’t want to pay exorbitant prices or be shoehorned into an overcrowded restaurant, then there is definitely a much better choice – Checkerboards Restaurant & Bar.

Hudson police log, Feb. 6 edition

February 4th, 2015

police log

Hudson Friday, Jan. 23 9:31 a.m. Old Stow Rd. Medical. 11:47 a.m. Washington St. MVA – leaving scene. 1:39 p.m. Central St. MVA – leaving scene. 3:55 p.m. Cortland Dr. Animal complaint. 8:59 p.m. Broad St. Suspicious activity. 9:31 p.m. Arrested, Shawn T. Aldrich, 23, of Main St., Hudson, on warrant. 10:34 p.m. South St. [...]

Jose Maria Chaves, 73, of Hudson

January 30th, 2015

Hudson – Jose Maria Chaves, 73, of Hudson, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2105, surrounded by his loving family, at Marlborough Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Maria F. (Tavares) Chaves of Hudson. Jose Maria was born and raised in Santa Maria, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late [...]

Hudson gets 36 inches of snow – and TV news coverage

January 28th, 2015

A resident walks on a snow-lined sidewalk on Main Street.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – While early risers in Hudson were clearing driveways Jan.28 after the previous day’s snowstorm, the town was featured on a live report by WCVB-TV Channel 5’s meteorologist Danielle Vollmar on the “EyeOpener.” It was one of several media reports about Hudson being among a few communities to [...]

Hudson police log, Jan. 30 deition

January 28th, 2015

police log

Hudson Friday, Jan. 16 9:03 a.m. Laurel Dr. Suspicious activity. 10:59 a.m. Florence St. Fraud. 4:41 p.m. Arrested, Brian John Auricchio, 47, of 277 Millham St., Marlborough, for defacing property (tagging), B&E daytime for felony, possessing burglarious instrument. 5:35 p.m. Mason St. MVA – property damage. 10:26 p.m. Tower St. Suspicious activity. 11:08 p.m. Main [...]

Hudson resident’s love of gardening has grown throughout the years

January 26th, 2015

Hudson – During WWII, when Sandra Joyce was a small child, victory gardens were boosting morale. These vegetable gardens, planted by residents to reduce their reliance on the public food supply, were the Hudson resident’s introduction to the impact of gardening on people’s lives. Since then, her love of horticulture has grown. The National Garden Club’s master judge has enjoyed sharing her passion for gardening for years.

Benjamin Iannotta, 80, of Hudson

January 21st, 2015

Hudson – Benjamin Carl Iannotta, a former marketing executive who raised four children in Stow with his wife Maxine, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at Life Care Center of Acton. He was 80. After Maxine’s death in 2000, Ben relocated to Hudson from the family home on Red Acre Road. Ben was uplifted in retirement [...]

Hudson police log, Jan. 23 edition

January 21st, 2015

police log

Hudson Friday, Jan. 9 9:18 a.m. Brigham Cir. Medical. 9:38 a.m. Washington St. MVA with property damage. 10:46 a.m. Washington St. Suspicious activity. 3:03 p.m. Broad St. Medical. 3:15 p.m. Shay Rd. Annoying phone calls. 6:12 p.m. Felton St. Traffic-MV complaint. 7:44 p.m. South St. MVA – leaving scene. Saturday, Jan. 10 1:32 a.m. Tower [...]

Maria P. Braga, 86, of Hudson

January 19th, 2015

Hudson – Maria P. Braga, 86, of Hudson, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, surrounded by her loving family, at Sudbury Pines Extended Care Center in Sudbury. She was the beloved wife of 43 years to the late Joao R. Braga. Maria was born and raised in Santa Maria, the Azores of Portugal, daughter of the [...]

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