Posted on: July 21, 2017

Visit the EAC at the Hudson Wine Festival

Wine Festival

     Visit the Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC) at the Hudson Wine Festival July 21 & 22! This is the EAC's first year at this 10th annual fundraising event supporting animal welfare and military support organizations...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Hudson Becomes Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

Keep Hudson Beautiful Affiliation 7-2017

     Hudson is proud to announce that Keep Hudson Beautiful is now an official affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), an organization that works to inspire and educate people to act every day to improve and beautify their co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Splash Pad at Veterans Way Park Now Open!

Splash Pad

The Splash Pad at Veterans Way Park opened Wednesday, July 19 and is ready for the children of Hudson to enjoy!

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Bring the Family to Touch a Truck Wednesday!

Touch a Truck Fire Truck

     Join the City of Hudson and Hudson Library & Historical Society for this year’s Touch a Truck event on Wednesday, July 19! This is a great chance for kids to get up close and explore the inside of a police cruiser, fire...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Don't Miss the 10th Annual Hudson Wine Festival

2016 Hudson Wine Festival

     The 10th Annual Hudson Wine Festival will be held Friday, July 21 from 4:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 22 from 2:00-10:00 p.m. along Village Way in the First & Main shopping district. More than 150 wines from local, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Hop Tree Brewing and Merle Norman Come to Hudson

Hop Tree Owners

Hop Tree Brewing - Coming Soon!

     Hop Tree Brewing is coming to Hudson! The brewery will be located at 1297 Hudson Gate Drive off Hudson Drive. Read the Akron Beacon Journal article to learn more about this exciting new additi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Public Hearing at BZBA Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing

     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two public hearings on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. 

     The first hearing is to consider a variance from the requ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Upcoming Public Open Houses

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Veterans Trail Phase 3 Public Open House

     You’re invited to learn more about the third phase of Veterans Trail at a public open house on Wednesday, August 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Barlow Community Center.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2017

ORANGE BARREL ALERT

orange barrels

Want to know what's going on with construction around Hudson?  Check our Construction Update page for the latest updates on road closures, construction, and orange barrel traffic delays.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Where's Waldo, Events, and More in Downtown Hudson

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     The City of Hudson's Keri Zipay spoke with The Learned Owl Book Shop owner Kate Schlademan to find out about the exciting Where's Waldo program going on this month. Construction is winding down on Main Street, parking in fr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Enter to Win a Hand-Painted Rain Barrel

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     Enter to win a colorful rain barrel hand-painted by Hudson High School students! Rain barrels are a great way to not only conserve water, but also an easy and practical way to control excess storm water and reduce the negat...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Downtown Phase II Public Open House July 24

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     The next Downtown Phase II Public Open House is Monday, July 24 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. Feel free to stop in any time during those hours to learn about the concept plan and talk with represen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Summer Music Nights are Back at First & Main!

Summer Music Nights

     First & Main’s annual Summer Music Nights return Friday, July 7 on the First & Main Green. The concerts take place every Friday and Saturday in the summer from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Grab some chairs and a blanket and hea...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Construction Project Update 7/5/17

Prospect

     SR 91 and Prospect Intersection Improvements: East Prospect is closed at the SR 91 intersection to allow the contractor to re-profile the roadway. The closure is east of SR 91 and will not affect the West Prospect intersect...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Water System Surveying Beings Evening of June 27

Survey Vehicle

     The City is having the company Leak Seakers survey the water distribution system for leaks starting the evening of June 27. They will be driving around town with the vehicle pictured. The vehicle has flashing lights and sig...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Akron Water Project on Stow Road Begins June 26

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     The City of Akron will begin constructing a new water main project on Stow Road between Barlow Road and Weston Drive on Monday, June 26. Work will begin at the Barlow Road/Stow Road intersection and head south towards Westo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 23, 2017

The 2017 Fourth of July Fireworks Display Information

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     Host Rhonda Kadish, Special Events Coordinator for the City of Hudson, gets a behind-the-scenes tour of American Fireworks from Roberto Sorgi (owner), learns how fireworks are made and how they are launched in this special ...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2017

City Council Recess June 21 Through July 10

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City Council will be on recess beginning Wednesday, June 21 until Monday, July 10. The boards and commissions will continue to meet as scheduled. Take a look at the calendar to find scheduled meetings.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City Offices Closed July 3 & 4

Happy-Fourth-of-July

City offices will be closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Regular office hours will resume Wednesday, July 5.

City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Keep Children and Animals Safe this Summer

Dog in Car

     Wednesday, June 21 is the official first day of summer, and we’ve already had several hot, summer-like days. Remember that if the temperature outside is 85 degrees, inside a car after only ten minutes, the temperature can r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Mosquito Spraying in NW Hudson Wednesday

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     Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21 in Northwest Hudson. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the followi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Sanitation Schedule Changed Week of July 3

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     The sanitation schedule will be changed during the week of July 3 due to the Independence Day holiday. The holiday pickup schedule is:

  • Monday, July 3: Southeast Quadrant
  • Tuesday, July 4: No Pickup
  • Wednesday, July 5: Southwest ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2017

City Considers PASCO Property for City Admin Offices

Pasco Entrance

The City is considering purchasing the PASCO property at 1140 Terex Road to use as new City administration offices. Find out why.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Welcome to Hudson Heartwood Coffee Roasters

Heartwood Grand Opening

     Heartwood Coffee Roasters, a new specialty coffee shop, is now open at Evaporator Works. The shop is a light and inspiring place to gather, work, or relax, so head over to give their top-quality coffee, espresso, and tea a ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 13, 2017

What's Happening this Weekend in Hudson?

Upcoming Events

     Special Events Coordinator Rhonda Kadish was live on the City’s Facebook page the morning of June 13 to give you the SCOOP on what’s going on in Hudson this weekend!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 9, 2017

City Seeks Comments on Land Development Code Update

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     The City of Hudson is seeking public comment on an update to the Land Development Code (LDC) at a Public Open House on Thursday, June 29 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt Street, Hudson, Ohio.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2017

State Route 8 Maintenance June 10

SR 8

     On Saturday, June 10, the City will perform maintenance on State Route 8 northbound and southbound between Seasons Road and State Route 303. The work will begin at 6 a.m. and is expected to be complete by 2 p.m. Lane closur...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Hudson Art Hop Arty Construction Party June 9

Art Hop

     Main Street will be hopping on Friday, June 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. as the Hudson Art Hop celebrates the N. Main Street construction with an Arty Construction Party, complete with Orange Barrel Punch, Rocky Road Ice Cream, hard ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Public Hearing at June 15 BZBA Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing

     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. The board will consider a variance for 41 feet from the required rear yard setback of 50 feet to allow a de...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Heritage Home Information Session is June 8

Historic

     Is your home 50 years or older? Have you been putting off that exterior maintenance project or are you pining after an updated kitchen? If so, attend the free Heritage Home Program Community Information Session on Thursday,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Hudson Named 6th Safest City in Ohio

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     Hudson has once again been named by SafeWise as the sixth safest city in Ohio based on the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics! The citizens of Hudson, law enforcement, and leaders continue to work together to make Huds...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

New Tornado Siren Testing Schedule Determined

Tornado Siren Map

     Testing of the five new high-tech tornado sirens is complete. Going forward, the Hudson Fire Department (HFD) will test the new system on the first Saturday of every month at noon for 15 seconds. Check the tornado siren map...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Protect Yourself From Ticks

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     Ticks are common in Ohio, and are especially active during the spring and summer months, and even more so this year due to the mild winter. Preventative measures should be taken to protect yourself from ticks when outside. ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste Starting June 1

Hazardous Waste

     Looking for a way to dispose of household hazardous waste, such as gasoline, varnish, fluorescent lights, bathroom cleaners, etc.? The Hazardous Waste Recycling Center opens June 1. 

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Welcome to Hudson, Switching Gears!

Switching Gears

We would like to welcome Switching Gears to Hudson! Switching Gears is an indoor cycling studio located at 2001 Barlow Road. Visit their website to check out their class schedule.

Switching Gears Website City News & Updates
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Construction of Splash Pad Underway

Splash Pad Groundbreaking

     Construction of the Splash Pad at Veterans Way Park is now officially underway! A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, May 24 with Hudson Kiwanis and City Officials. Learn more about the Splash Pad here.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

What's Happening at Hudson Crossing Business Park?

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     What’s happening at Hudson Crossing Business Park? Our Chief Economic Officer Jim Stifler checked in with Premier Development Partners to give you the scoop.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2017

City Offices Closed Memorial Day

Memorial Day

City offices will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, May 30. Take a moment to remember those who gave their lives to protect our great country. Thank you to all past and current armed forces fo...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2017

ForTec Medical has Arrived in Hudson

ForTec Groundbreaking

On Thursday, May 11, ForTec Medical held its official groundbreaking ceremony at Hudson Crossing Business Park. The 69,300-square-foot corporate headquarters will bring 133 jobs to Hudson. Watch the event to learn more:

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Memorial Day Parade May 29; Route Remains the Same

HPD Color Guard Memorial Day 2016

     The annual Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 29. The parade will form on Milford Road and go east on SR 303 to SR 91 heading north to Markillie Cemetery where a brief service will be held. The public ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Sanitation Schedule Delayed Week of May 29

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The sanitation schedule will be delayed one day during the week of May 29 due to the Memorial Day Holiday. The holiday pickup schedule is:

  • Monday, May 29: No Pickup
  • Tuesday, May 30: Southeast Quadrant
  • Wednesday, May 31: Southwest Quadrant
  • Thursday, June 1: No...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum May 31

Ward Open Forum

Join Ward 3 Councilman Alex Kelemen at the Ward 3 Open Forum on Wednesday, May 31 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. This is an opportunity to ask questions and share what's on your mind. Don't miss it!

City News & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2017

HFDA Donates $2,000 to St. Vincent DePaul

HFDA Check to St. Vincent DePaul

     The Hudson Firefighters Association recently donated $2,000 to the St. Vincent DePaul Conference in Hudson to help those in our community who need assistance. The proceeds were generated through the Association’s annual Hol...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Traffic Disruption on E. Streetsboro May 20

E Streetsboro Street Traffic

     Tomorrow morning, Saturday, May 20, Hudson Public Power will be pulling fiber across the road in the vicinity of 36 East Streetsboro Street. Work is expected to take place between 7 a.m. and noon. Traffic will be maintained...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Tornado Siren Testing Begins May 23

Tornado Siren

     Installation of the City’s new high-tech Tornado Siren System is almost complete. The next step in the process is to test the five new sirens. Testing will take place starting Tuesday, May 23, weather permitting, and will c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Students Graduate from Prestigious Hudson EMT Class

EMT Class Spring 2017

     The 13 talented students of Hudson EMS’ Spring 2017 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Class graduated the program on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. These outstanding students completed a rigorous 17-week education program that teac...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2017

N. Main Traffic Pattern Shifting May 11

Shop Local

     Tomorrow, Thursday, May 11, we’ll be shifting traffic lanes again on N. Main Street back to the west side of the street in the downtown. Please be alert to the different traffic pattern.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Bring the Family to the EMS Open House May 20

EMS Open House

     Find out how Hudson EMS is "Called to Care" for our community on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Safety Center, 40 South Oviatt Street. Join us for free food, refreshments, children’s activities, st...

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Hudson EMS City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2017

City Receives Grant from Hudson Garden Club

Flowers

     Hudson received a $1,000 grant from the Hudson Garden Club to help fund maintenance and watering services for the municipal flower plants around downtown Hudson. The Hudson Garden Club plants and maintains several public ga...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Free Reflective Mailbox Numbers for Seniors

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     If our safety forces can’t find you, they can’t help. Many mailbox numbers in Hudson are unreadable, not reflective, or are completely missing. This makes it difficult for Hudson safety forces to find the location where the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2017

SR 8 Repairs Saturday

State Route 8

     Emergency repairs will be made on State Route 8 northbound at the Barlow Road overpass starting at 5 a.m. Saturday. Two lanes will be closed while the repairs take place. When the first two lanes are repaired, the closure w...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Walk/Bike to School on May 10

Biking

     For the seventh year in a row, Hudson City Schools will be joining schools from across the country to celebrate National Bike/Walk to School Day on Wednesday, May 10. Safe Routes Hudson encourages students who live 1 to 2 m...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Scam Alert

Scam Alert

     Hudson Public Power (HPP) and Hudson Water customers have been receiving calls from scammers demanding the customer pay their bill immediately to avoid service shutoff. The calls have even been received on weekends. These c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 3, 2017

N. Main Traffic Pattern Changing End of Week

North Main Construction

     By the end of this week, weather permitting, contractors will be shifting traffic lanes on North Main Street, moving northbound traffic onto the new pavement on the east side of the road.

  • Construction will move to the middle...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Ward 2 Open Forum May 4; Ward 3 Open Forum May 31

Ward Open Forum

     Stop by to chat with Councilman Casey Weinstein this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall for the Ward 2 Open Forum. This is a great opportunity to learn about what's going on in Hudson.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2017

American Fireworks Demo April 29

Fireworks

     American Fireworks, located at 7041 Darrow Road, will hold its private fireworks demo night on Saturday, April 29 at dusk. A new flame ball effect will be demonstrated at the event. This will create a substantial "fire...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Make Your Own Rain Barrel May 6

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     Did you know rain barrels not only conserve water, but also help filter out pollutants and prevent erosion and flooding? Rain barrels can also generate savings on water and sewer bills and may result in credits toward storm...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Hudson Named Tree City USA and Growth Award Winner

Urban Forestry

     Hudson was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 36th consecutive year Hudson has received this honor. Hudson is one of more than...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Hudson Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 29

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     On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the City of Hudson and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in 7 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of p...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Lemonade Days Start April 29

Eastwoods

     During the month of May, and at the end of April, students from Seton Catholic, Hudson Montessori, and Hudson City Schools will set up lemonade stands throughout the City, as Mayor Basil declared May to be Lemonade Day Mont...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Make a Difference on Community Service Day May 6

Community Service Day

     Calling all Hudson families - let's make a difference for our community! Hudson Community First, in partnership with the City of Hudson, Hudson Kiwanis, Friends of Hudson Parks, and First National Bank, is sponsoring a comm...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Hudson Named 8th Safest City in Ohio

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     The City of Hudson has been named the 8th safest city in Ohio by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. The organization looked at cities with populations of 5,000 and over, reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Norton Road / SR 91 Roadway Construction Update

Norton SR 91

     Work continues on the widening project at the Norton Road/SR 91 intersection improvement at the Stow-Hudson border. On Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m., crews will shift traffic onto a newly constructed pavement section on the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Visit City of Hudson Booths at Hudson Community Expo

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     We'll be at the Hudson Community Expo April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hudson High School. Stop by to chat with Council, say hi to Hudson Police, Fire, and EMS, and learn more about Downtown Phase II, Tree Commis...

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Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce City News & Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2017

City Installing New High-Tech Tornado Siren System

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     With the help of a $64,500 grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency, the City is replacing its tornado siren with a new, high-tech multi-siren storm warning system, including weather monitoring software. The five new...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Industrial Space Available on Hudson Drive

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Buildings located on the former Ramco property are now for sale by the City of Hudson. The buildings are in excellent condition, allow easy access to State Route 8 and Seasons Road, and provide the opportunity to become part of Hudson's outstanding busine...

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