Posted on: December 8, 2016

Informational Video Released about Police Incident December 4

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An informational video has been released to provide the public with information about the police incident that occurred Sunday, December 4, 2016. Watch Hudson City Manager Jane Howington and Hudson Police Chief Dave Robbins provide an update below. 

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Informational Video
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Special Event Applications for 2017 Now Available


Planning to hold a special event in Hudson in 2017? Our application process has changed. Temporary Special Event Applications are now completely electronic and must be filled out and submitted online. Questions about the application? We're happy to help. ...

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2017 Temporary Special Event Application
Posted on: December 7, 2016

HPP Employee Awarded for Safety Practices


Hudson Public Power (HPP) employee Ray Kovalchick received the 2016 American Municipal Power (AMP) Hard Hat Safety Award this morning from AMP representative Scott McKenzie. The Hard Hat Safety Award honors utility employees who have contributed to safety...

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Hudson Public Power
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Leaf Collection Update


City leaf collection crews are hard at work finishing up for the season. They are continuing pickup in the Southeast and Northwest quadrants and are expecting to complete the quadrants by the middle of next week, weather permitting. Thank you for your pat...

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Leaf Collection
Posted on: December 2, 2016

SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project Update


The bridge on SR 91/Darrow Road over the bike trail has been replaced with an arch culvert. Darrow Road now has two lanes, northbound and southbound, and a left turn lane for southbound traffic at Fishcreek Road. Fishcreek Road has been reconstructed with...

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SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project
Posted on: December 2, 2016

City Receives Clean Audit Award


The City received the Auditor of State Award from Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost. The Auditor of State Award is given to entities that file timely financial reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as receive a ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Continue the Holiday Celebration in Hudson


Santa Claus is coming to town! Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Gazebo Green between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, December 3. On December 4, check out the Holiday Walk with caroling, hot cocoa, horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, merchant specials and more...

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Community Calendar
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Tune in to HCTV Facebook Live December 6


Do Grandma and Grandpa want to watch the grandchildren perform at the Hudson High School Orchestra Concert December 6 at 7 p.m.? Can't make it in person? Watch the Hudson High School Orchestra Concert December 6 live on Facebook from your computer, phone ...

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HCTV Facebook Page
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Hudson Fire Department Distributes Food to Those in Need

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During Thanksgiving week, Hudson Fire Department members, Hudson City Schools employees, and volunteers helped distribute items from the Annual Holiday Food Drive to 85 Hudson families and senior citizens in need. Each family received a $25 Giant Eagle gi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Home Energy Assistance Program Available


Need assistance with your energy bills? Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. administers the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (E-HEAP) funded by The Ohio Development Services Agency. This program assists low-income households that are threatened wi...

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Akron Summit Community Action
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Fire Department Donation Scam


It’s that time of year when scammers prey upon the giving nature of our citizens, particularly the elderly. Citizens are receiving phone calls asking for donations on behalf of the Summit County Fire Association and Hudson Fire Department. Neith...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

HPP Customers Receiving Scam Calls


Hudson Public Power (HPP) customers have been receiving calls from scammers claiming the customer has a discrepancy in their electric service account and asking for payment. The scammers do not identify their employer. These calls are not from the City of...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Council Accepting Applications for HCTV Advisory Committee


City Council is accepting applications for openings on the HCTV Advisory Committee through Thursday, December 29. The committee was established to assist the station manager in defining goals and objectives of public, educational, and governmental access ...

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HCTV Advisory Committee
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Hudson Resident Donates Tree to Decorate for the Holidays

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Each year, downtown Hudson is beautifully decorated for the holiday season with thousands of twinkling lights, festive greenery, and the famous Clock Tower mouse. The decorations would not be complete without the large tree in the Gazebo, creating a pictu...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Hudson Named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community


The League of American Bicyclists recognized Hudson with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. Hudson was part of the largest application round in the BFC program’s 13 year history. With the announcement of 26 new and 77 renewing BFCs this ye...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Last Rounds of 2016 Leaf Collection in Progress


Leaf collection crews are still working in last week's quadrants and this week's quadrants to finish the last round of leaf collection for the year. Leaves placed in the tree lawn area by 7 a.m. this morning in the Northwest and Southeas...

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Leaf Collection
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Ranett Avenue Closure Starts November 28


Ranett Avenue will be closed to through traffic near 7816, 7831, and 7832 Ranett Avenue for approximately three weeks starting Monday, November 28 for a culvert replacement under the roadway, weather permitting. Residents will be able to access their home...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Construction Winding Down on North Main Street


Construction is winding down on North Main Street as we finish up paving today. Lane striping will occur Tuesday, November 22, then all lanes will reopen by the end of the day on Wednesday, November 23. Occasional work may occur after the Thanksgiving hol...

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North Main Street Improvement Project Page
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Ring in the Holidays in Hudson

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Ring in the Holidays in Hudson! November 25 kicks off the holiday celebrations in Hudson with Come to Hudson for the Holidays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Hudson and Caroling on the Green from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Gazebo Green. After Thanksgiving ...

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Community Calendar
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Shop Local for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday


Headed out for Black Friday shopping this weekend? Skip the stress and the mall crowd and shop local! There are many Hudson businesses to choose from to kick-start your holiday shopping. Shop the specials being offered on Black Friday and Small Business S...

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Downtown Parking
Posted on: November 17, 2016

City Plans to Increase Renewable Energy Portfolio


The City has agreed to purchase energy from American Municipal Power’s (AMP) Solar Phase II project, adding a long-term source of reliable, environmentally sound, and reasonably priced power to Hudson’s energy portfolio. 

AMP will purchase...

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Hudson Public Power Purchase Resources
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Ohio Ranked Third in Business Climate

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Ohio was ranked third in Site Selection Magazine’s 2016 Top State Business Climate Rankings. A combination of site selector preferences and various project data secured Ohio’s spot. Hudson is one of the cities that contribute to Ohio’s superb business cli...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Need a Holiday Party Venue? Check Out Ellsworth Meadows


Looking for a place to hold your next holiday party, anniversary celebration, or bridal shower? Ellsworth Meadows is the perfect place. The golf club features a dining room that seats up to 60 people and a banquet room that is great for smaller parties of...Read on...

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Dental Group Sets up Shop in Hudson

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The Van Hala Dental Group set up shop in Hudson earlier this year. The dental office offers a wide range of services and would love for you to stop by their office at Suite A6 at Evaporator Works. Welcome to Hudson!

The Van Hala Dental Group
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Trash Pickup Delayed for Thanksgiving


Due to to Thanksgiving, there will be no trash pickup on Thursday, November 24. The holiday pickup schedule is:

Monday – Southeast Quadrant
Tuesday – Southwest QuadrantWednesday – Northwest Quadrant
Thursday – Thanksgiving – No Trash PickupFriday...Read on...

Trash/Recycling Page
Posted on: November 17, 2016

City Offices Closed November 24 and November 25

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City offices will be closed November 24 and November 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume Monday, November 28. Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Exceptional Hudson Businesses Recognized at Business Awards


More than 120 people gathered at the 2016 Annual Business Awards Breakfast November 17 to congratulate five exceptional Hudson businesses who have made a significant impact on the Hudson community and economy. The City is proud to be the home of an outsta...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Baldwin Street Closed Tomorrow


Baldwin Street will be closed tomorrow to allow for a water main repair. Residents will be able to access their homes. Water service in that area may be disrupted from 9 a.m. to noon. Those who may be affected will be notified.

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Hudson Recognized as Top 2016 Digital City

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For the fourth year in a row, the Center for Digital Government (CDG) named Hudson a top Digital City for communities with a75,000 population or less. The annual survey recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency, ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Scholarship is Available to HPP Customers


Are you a Hudson Public Power (HPP) customer and do you have a high school senior who will graduate in the spring of 2017? If so, your child may be eligible to apply for the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship, a $2000 one-time scholarship award established by Ame...Read on...

AMP Scholarship
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Hudson Maintains Storm Water System and Reduces Water Pollution

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Hudson takes great strides to ensure effective storm water management. Storm water is clean rain water that runs off hard surfaces, such as homes, streets, parking lots, or dry ground and into a storm water drainage system, instead of being absorbed by th...Read on...

Storm Water Education
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Stratos Wealth Partners Makes the Switch to Reliable Service


The wealth advisors at Hudson’s Stratos Wealth Partners had enough. Phone calls with important clients were cutting in and out, webpages were slow to load, and file uploads took too long. Time was wasted and patience was wearing thin. Find out how they so...Read on...

Stratos Wealth Partners Testimonial
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Preserve or Restore Your Historic Home


Do you own a historic home in Hudson and want to know what it takes to preserve or restore your home? Helpful preservation resources are available on the City website.

Some projects require the approval of the Architectural and Historic Board of Revie...Read on...

Historic Preservation
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Take the Pledge to Recycle on America Recycles Day

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Mayor Basil proclaimed November 15 to be America Recycles Day in Hudson. America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

The City encourage...Read on...

Recycling Services
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Hudson Partners with IGS Energy Home Services to Provide Home Protection Program


The City of Hudson has chosen IGS Energy Home Services’ Home Protection Program as the City’s preferred protection provider. The program offers inside and outside utility line protection plans to all Hudson residents to cover the failure of natural gas, e...Read on...

IGS Energy Home Protection
Posted on: November 3, 2016

City Provides Drinking Water to Residents Since 1912


Hudson has been providing safe, potable drinking water to residents since 1912. The City owns and operates its own water treatment plant and services approximately 3,500 customers. Three other water providers, including Akron, Cleveland, and Stow, also se...Behind the scenes of water treatment...

Water Resources
Posted on: November 3, 2016

HFD Receives Grant for Purchase of Fire Extinguisher Training System


The Hudson Fire Department (HFD) will be purchasing a Bullseye Laser-Driven Fire Extinguisher Training System thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The innovative, high-tech system allows indoor training, increases safety, m...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Get Involved in Global Entrepreneurship Week


November 14 - November 20 is Global Entrepreneurship Week, and there’s plenty to do around Hudson to help you explore and hone your entrepreneurship potential. Gather for the Community Read of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckwort...Read on...

Global Entrepreneurship Week Activities
Posted on: November 3, 2016

HPP Transforming Downtown for Holiday Season


Hudson Public Power is hard at work transforming downtown Hudson into a twinkling wonderland for the upcoming holiday season. They have been stringing more than 9,000 LED holiday lights downtown since the last week of October. Last year, the lights were s...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2016

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day

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The City of Hudson offices will be closed on Friday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. This day is set aside to honor and thank those who have served and are currently serving for protecting our country and freedom. If you see a veteran, remember...Read on...

HCTV Live Stream and Video-on-Demand
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Feed Your Inner Hippie at Peace, Love & Little Donuts

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Peace, Love & Little Donuts has grooved its way to the shops at Evaporator Works in Hudson. The donut shop, which features Groovy, Far Out, and Funkadelic mini donuts, is ready to “feed your inner hippie." Stop by to try their psychedelic flavors...Read on...

Peace Love and Little Donuts
Posted on: November 3, 2016

General Election is November 8

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The general election is November 8, and polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Find your polling place, look up a sample ballot, and more on the Summit County Board of Elections website.

Summit County BOE
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Hudson Presents Velocity Case Study at ICF

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The City of Hudson Velocity Broadband team was invited to Dublin, Ohio November 1 for the Global Institute for the Study of the Intelligent Community Workshop. Thought leaders from around Ohio with the common goal of creating an Intelligent Ohio gathered ...Read on...

Velocity Broadband
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Hudson Police Officer Stops by Evamere for Story Time


Officer Hutzell stopped by Evamere Elementary to read The Important Book to students.

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Traffic Shift on N. Main Tomorrow Night


The traffic pattern will shift on North Main street from the east side to the newly paved west side the evening of Tuesday, November 1. Two-way traffic will be maintained. Parking will be closed in front of the stores from SR 303 to Aurora Street until la...Read on...

North Main Improvement Project
Posted on: October 31, 2016

First National Bank is Open!


The Hudson branch of First National Bank at 80 W. Streetsboro St. is now open! They held a ribbon-cutting today and are planning to celebrate all week. Call 330-222-6561 to see what activities are in store. Welcome to Hudson!

Additional Information...
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Gone Fishin'


It was all about trout this week, as we restocked Hudson Springs Park Lake for the season. More than 400 trout were released into the lake, adding to the ingerlings, crappie, bass, blue gill, channel cat, shell cracker, perch, walleye and other varieties...Read on...

More info on Hudson Springs Park...
Posted on: October 28, 2016

One More Chance to Trick-or-Treat Tonight!


Adults and children alike raked in the candy at the Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat last Thursday. Weren’t able to make it? There’s still time to trick-or-treat tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. throughout Hudson. Happy Halloween!

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Turn Your Clocks Back This Weekend

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It's time to fall back. Sunday, November 6 at 2 a.m. is the end of Daylight Savings Time. Turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night. It's also the perfect time to replace your smoke alarm batteries. Enjoy your extra hour of sleep!

Posted on: October 28, 2016

College and Division Intersection Closed November 2


The intersection of College Street and Division Street will be closed for the majority of the day Wednesday, November 2 to allow for maintenance improvements to the electric system in the area. This work is weather dependent.Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Pay Your Utility Bills the Easy Way


Did you know the City offers an easy, free way to pay your Hudson Public Power and Hudson Water Department bill and never forget to submit a payment on time? By submitting an Automatic Bank Draft Form, your monthly utility charges for your Hudson Public P...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Two-Hour Parking Downtown Starts in January

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You may have noticed 2-Hour Parking signs popping up in First & Main. At the request of Hudson merchants, the City was asked to re-evaluate the downtown parking codes, implement 2-hour parking in some areas, and increase parking enforcement. The goal ...Read on...

View Enlarged 2-Hour Parking Map...
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Hauntingly Awesome Halloween Store Windows on Display

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Each year, Hudson students take to the streets, decorating store windows to celebrate the Halloween season. Stroll through downtown Hudson to check out the 250 windows decorated with hauntingly awesome Halloween scenes by Hudson students during the annua...Read on...

More Halloween Painting Photos...
Posted on: October 20, 2016

City of Hudson to Offer "Green Pricing" to Customers


The City of Hudson has chosen to participate in EcoSmart Choice, a “green pricing” program offered through American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP). Because the City of Hudson is a member of AMP and is participating in the EcoSmart Choice ...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Have a Spook-tacular Time in Hudson!

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Dress up in your scariest, craziest, cutest, or prettiest costume for this year’s Citywide Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, Monday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please help keep our little ones safe by following some safety tips to make the evening fun f...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Progressive Insurance CEO to Speak at Business Awards


Don’t miss hearing Tricia Griffith, the new CEO of Progressive Insurance, speak about leadership at the annual Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 17. Griffith worked her way through many key leadership positions at Progressive Insurance to ac...Read on...

Register Here
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Bigfoot is on the Move!


Bigfoot’s favorite spots have been found, so he's found more elusive hiding spots within Hudson Parks. Visit Ellsworth Meadows on Sunday, October 30 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to learn his habits from Marc DeWerth, a longtime Ohio Bigfoot investigator. Stories...Read on...

More information...
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Hudson Recognized for Excellence in Economic Development Marketing


On Thursday, October 20, Hudson received an Excellence in Economic Development Marketing Award in the Small Community category from the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) for the City’s Velocity Broadband Awareness Campaign. Velocity Broadband, ...Read on...

Velocity Broadband
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Ward 2 Open Forum on November 3


Join Councilman Casey Weinstein for the Ward 2 Open Forum on Thursday, November 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Town Hall. It's an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about what's happening in Hudson government.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Tips for Planting Trees this Fall


Fall, specifically throughout November, is the perfect time to plant trees. Trees will have the entire fall and winter seasons to establish roots and recover from transplanting without having to grow and nourish their leaves at the same time. They also do...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Seasons Road Closure Begins Tomorrow

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The City of Stow will close Seasons Road between Hudson Drive and Allen Road starting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 18, to mill, repair, and pave the road. The road is anticipated to be closed October 18 through approximately November 4. For more information...Read on...

City of Stow
Posted on: October 14, 2016

HFD Hosts Railway Incident Training


Hudson Fire Department hosted training on Friday for 25 area firefighters on how to respond to railway incidents involving flammable liquids and other hazardous materials. Instructors from the Security and Emergency Response Training Center from Pueblo, C...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Leaf Pick Up Starts Next Week

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Leaf collection starts next Monday, October 24 with the Northeast and Southwest quadrants. Place leaves in the tree lawn by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your pick up week.

Leaf Collection Guidelines
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Merchant's Trick-or-Treat Areas Change During Construction


Families are invited to enjoy the Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat on Thursday, October 27 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the First & Main and Acme Plaza areas. Since construction continues on North Main Street to improve the infrastructure and give it a ...Read on...

Destination Hudson
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Drop Off Old Prescriptions October 22


Did you know the majority of prescription drug abusers report that they obtain their drugs from friends and family, including from the home medicine cabinet? Help fight against the misuse of prescription drugs by dropping off your unused and expired presc...Read on...

DEA National Take-Back Initiative
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Did You Know Hudson Owns Five Cemeteries?


Did you know the City owns and maintains five cemeteries throughout Hudson? You may know of the adjacent Markillie and St. Mary Cemeteries set far back on North Main Street. In addition to these popular cemeteries, there is O’Brien Cemetery located in th...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Free Women's Self-Defense Class October 25


Learn simple techniques that could save your life at the free women's self-defense class on Tuesday, October 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hudson Middle School, 77 N. Oviatt. The class is sponsored by the Summit County Prosecutor and University of Akron Pol...Read on...

Free Women's Self-Defense Class
Posted on: October 14, 2016

It's Campaign Season in Hudson


With the next presidential election quickly approaching, campaign signs are popping up around Hudson. Residents are welcome to put these signs up. Please remember to place them on private property 15 feet back from the public right-of-way. Call the Commun...Read on...

Voting/Campaign Signs
Posted on: October 9, 2016

City Moves Forward with Downtown Phase II

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With the selection of Testa Companies as the developer for Downtown Phase II, the City is moving forward with final design and implementation of a new development for the 16 acres west of First and Main.

The Downtown Phase II Expansion evolved 10 year...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Register for the Annual Business Awards Breakfast

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The City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Annual Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Conference Center, 5373 Darrow Road. One or more outstand...Read on...

Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Hone Your Skills with the Fall Entrepreneurship Series


Entrepreneurship is vital to Hudson’s growth and prosperity in today’s global economy. To hone your entrepreneurial skills, add the remaining Burton D. Morgan Fall Entrepreneurship Series sessions to your calendar. The sessions are held at Hudson Library ...Read on...

Hudson Library
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Don't Wait - Check the Date!

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Do you know how old the smoke alarms are in your home? Don’t wait. Check the date. As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Hudson Fire Department is urging residents to not only change the batteries in their alarms, but also to check the date. Smok...Read on...

Don't Wait - Check the Date Info
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Register Today, Early Voting Starts Wednesday


Tuesday, October 11 is your last chance to register to vote before the November 8 Presidential Election. Early voting begins October 12 at the Summit County Board of Elections, 500 Grant Street, Akron. All voting information, including a link to the early...Read on...

Summit County Board of Elections
Posted on: October 7, 2016

City Saves Money by Repairing Instead of Replacing Bridges


Two bridges on Brandywine Drive and Blackberry Drive that crossover Brandywine Creek have been fully rehabilitated. It was initially thought that the bridges would need to be completely replaced, but the City worked to find a better, more cost-effective s...Read on...

Photos and Project Page
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Beware of Ohio Edison Phone Scams


Hudson residents have been receiving scam calls from scammers claiming to be with Ohio Edison. The caller threatens to shut off the customer’s power unless immediate payment is made. Sometimes, the customer is told to use a pre-paid debit card or a money ...Read on...

Ohio Edison Power Shut Off Scams
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Lanes to Shift on SR 91 Near Fishcreek Road Thursday Night


Starting Thursday evening, October 6, 2016, traffic will be shifted from the east side to the west side of the bridge on SR 91 just north of Fishcreek to prepare for the east side bridge demolition. The west side has been widened to accommodate traffic an...Read on...

SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Oct. 10


The Planning Commission will hold four public hearings on Monday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

The Planning Commission will consider the following:

-Approval of a conditional use for the Goldfish Swim School

-An ordinance amending the o...Read on...

Public Hearings Page
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Mosquito Spraying in NE Hudson Tonight


Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight in Northeast Hudson at 8:30 p.m. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-926-5667.

Mosquito spraying in Hudso...Read on...

Summit County Public Health
Posted on: September 30, 2016

It's Public Power Week!


Public Power Week celebrates the reliable, affordable electricity Hudson Public Power provides to our community. Public power puts the people of Hudson first, and Public Power Week gives us the chance to emphasize the advantages of locally grown, locally ...Read on...

Hudson Public Power
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Ellsworth Meadows Named a Top Area Golf Course


Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club is the 2nd Best Golf Course on the Akron-Canton Hot List! The municipally owned course is one of the best around and has been in the top five for the last six years. Haven't been to the course yet? There are plenty of tee-times...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

HFD Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week with Open House Oct. 9


The Hudson Fire Department will kick off National Fire Prevention Week (October 9 through October 15) with its annual Fire Safety Open House, October 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hudson Safety Center on Oviatt Street. Bring the entire family out for a ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Walk or Bike to School October 5


Elementary and middle school students in Hudson will join schools across the United States for Bike/Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5. The local event is organized by Safe Routes Hudson. If you live within two miles of the school, map a route wit...Read on...

Safe Routes Hudson
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Attorney General DeWine Reminds Ohioans of New Child Credit Freeze Law


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is reminding Ohioans of the state’s new child credit freeze law, which took effect Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

“This law gives Ohio families a new way to protect their children from identity theft,...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Hudson Businesses Claim Top Spots on Akron-Canton Hot List

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We already knew that Hudson is home to the best businesses around and the top spots on the 2016 Akron-Canton Hot List proves it. The results feature 25 of Hudson's best businesses in the top five of several categories, and some secured a spot in more than...Read on...

Akron-Canton Hot List
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Barlow Road Now Open

Road Open Ahead

Barlow Road is now open in both directions with the road resurfacing completed. The project included storm water improvements, bike lanes and a new road surface.

Additional projects on Barlow Road will start later this fall and next spring, including ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Time Flies at Gigabit Speeds for Hudson


HUDSON, Ohio (September 29, 2016) – They say time flies when you’re having fun. It also flies when you’re a progressive city. A year ago, the City of Hudson launched Velocity Broadband and began rolling it out to area businesses, making Hudson the first G...Read on...
Posted on: September 23, 2016

WKYC's Michael Estime to Appear at Fire Safety Open House

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Channel 3 meteorologist Michael Estime is bringing WKYC's Weather Advance Mobile unit to the Fire Safety Open House on Sunday October 9, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bring the family and learn about weather safety from one of the best.

W.A.M. covers breaking w...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Official Hudson Trick-or-Treat Date is October 31


Hudson's official citywide Trick-or-Treat is Monday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To make sure everyone has a safe, spooktacular time, please follow these trick-or-treat safety tips:

Walk Safely
• Cross the street at corners, using traffic signa...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Announces Low Fixed Rate for Natural Gas Endorsement Program


Hudson, Ohio, September 19, 2016 – Hudson city officials would like to announce they have chosen Constellation Energy Gas Choice, Inc. (“Constellation”) to provide residents and small businesses with low-cost natural gas supply following a competitive bid...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Hudson Haunted House Starts Friday


The Hudson Haunted House is back for its 44th season starting Friday, September 30 through October 29. Visit the Hudson Haunted House website for prices and times.

Hudson Haunted House
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Snow Plow Contractors Need City Permit

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All commercial and residential snow plowing and snow removal companies, must have a license to operate within the boundaries of Hudson. The annual fee is $15 for each vehicle that will operate within the City.

For regulations regarding snow plow cont...Read on...

Snow Plowing Permits
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Have a Question about Trees? Call our Arborist.


Did you know the City has a highly trained master arborist on staff who can answer questions about tree planting and care? Arborist Tom Munn will schedule private consultations with residents to offer advice on private tree care and determine the overall ...Read on...

Urban Forestry
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Park Lane Declared Merino Way in Rich Merino's Honor


Close friends and family of the late Richard “Rich” Merino gathered downtown Hudson this morning to declare Park Lane “Merino Way” in honor of Rich’s significant contributions to the community. Rich was a lifelong resident of Hudson since 1921.

Mayor B...Read on...

Photos from Ceremony
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Hudson Wins Two Awards at 3CMA Savvy Awards Competition


Hudson, OH (September 20, 2016) – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Hudson won a 1st Place Savvy Award in the Marketing and Tools – Economic Development category for the City’s marketing launch of high-speed Velocity Broadband, which made Hudson the first G...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Book a Tee Time and Sign Up for Chili Open


Ellsworth Meadows has several tee times available before they aerate the greens Monday and Tuesday! The forecast is looking perfect, so book a tee time and enjoy the transition to fall before winter sneaks up on us.

It's also that time of year to reser...Read on...

Book a Tee Time
Posted on: September 19, 2016

No Left Turn on Aurora or SR 303 When on SR 91 South


Whenever there's a change in the traffic pattern, it creates a bit of confusion for motorists. Please note, as of today, there is NO LEFT TURN on Aurora Street or on SR 303 when heading southbound on SR 91 during this phase of the construction. Please avo...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Have a Service Request? There's an App for That

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See something around Hudson that needs the City’s attention, such as a pothole, a dead tree, or a broken street light? Send us a service request right from your smartphone by downloading our Engage Hudson app.

It’s as simple as selecting a category, m...Read on...

Engage Hudson Web Version
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Green on the Green Showed Simple Ways to Help the Environment

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More than 200 people attended Green on the Green on Saturday in spite of the rain. Participants created their own rain barrels to start conserving water, won decorated rain barrels in the raffle, disposed of unwanted electronics and documents, and toured ...Read on...

Green Initiatives
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Mosquito Spraying in North Hudson Tonight


Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight in North Hudson at 8:30 p.m. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-926-5667.

Mosquito spraying in Hudson is...Read on...

Summit County Public Health
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Last Flea Market is September 24

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Start your holiday shopping at the last Hudson Flea Market of the season on September 24 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Evaporator Works. The upscale market with more than 80 vendors offers one-of-a-kind items such as handmade jewelry and wreaths, re-purposed fu...Read on...

Hudson Flea Market
Posted on: September 16, 2016

HCTV Captures Veteran Stories


Hudson Community TV captured the fascinating oral histories of 11 veterans who now live in Hudson. HCTV collaborated with the Laurel Lake community and Frank Youngwerth, host of Good Day Hudson, on the project. HCTV has recorded oral histories of various ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

N. Main Daytime Construction to Start This Week


Construction is continuing on North Main Street with crews beginning daytime construction from State Route 303 to Clinton Street as soon as Monday, September 19. The work on that section is expected to continue through November. This includes all the new ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Green on the Green will be Held Rain or Shine

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Green on the Green will go on rain or shine tomorrow, so we hope to see you there! If you signed up for a rain barrel workshop, they have been condensed into one 9 a.m. workshop and will be held at Barlow Community Center.

Green on the Green
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Learn Benefits of Rain Gardens & Recycle Electronics Sept. 17

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There are plenty of green tips and activities to look forward to at Green on the Green this weekend.

Learn how a rain garden uses native plants to rid storm water of pollutants, recharge the ground water supply, decrease storm water runoff, enhance th...Read on...

Acceptable e-Waste Items

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Economic Development


Hudson is fast-becoming the place to do business in Northeast Ohio. Home to more than 900 businesses, Hudson offers advantages for companies that want to locate in a business and family-friendly environment.

See why Hudson is great for businesses.
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Hudson Parks


Hudson loves parks! With more than 1,000 acres of park land, Hudson parks offer opportunities for fishing, boating, sand volleyball, disc golf, ball fields, soccer fields, a skate park, playgrounds, trails, pavilions and more.Read on...

Learn more about our parks ...
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Map It!


Check out Hudson's map site, where we make it easy to find your property, your utilities and other information about features in Hudson with our interactive maps.

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