Posted on: July 12, 2017

ORANGE BARREL ALERT

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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: August 18, 2017

SR 303 Under SR 8 Resurfacing Begins August 21

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ODOT will be milling and resurfacing SR 303 under the SR 8 bridge beginning Monday (8/21) night at 8 p.m. The night work will continue for several evenings. Traffic will be maintained. Expect delays.

City News & Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Protect Your Eyes During Solar Eclipse

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     With the solar eclipse coming up on Monday, it's important to have the right kind of glasses to prevent damage to your eyes. Several unauthorized dealers have been selling unsafe glasses. Check the American Astronomical Soc...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2017

School is Starting - Stay Safe!

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     School is starting throughout Hudson, so brush up on how to make sure our children get to and from school safely this year.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2017

First Energy Survey Work August 21

Transmission Lines

     First Energy will begin survey and environmental work in the area of SR 91, between Seasons Road and SR 303, the week of August 21. This work is to prepare for First Energy's rebuild of the transmission lines in that area. ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum August 28

Clock Tower

Stop by to chat with Ward 3 Councilman Alex Kelemen at the next Ward 3 Open Forum on Monday, August 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. See you there!

City News & Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Open House for Proposed Downtown Trail is Aug. 21

Public Open House

     The City is holding a Public Open House for the Hudson Downtown Trail and Greenway (Veterans Trail Phase 5) Concept Plan on Monday, August 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Barlow Community Center.

     The prop...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Enter Hunting Lottery August 28 or 29

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     Twelve names will be drawn from a lottery for hunting access on the 145-acre City-owned property on Hines Hill Road on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. 

     Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Public Hearings at August 14 PC Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing

     Planning Commission will hold three Public Hearings on Monday, August 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. For more information about these cases, visit the Public Hearings page.

Public Hearings Page City News & Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2017

North Main Street Construction Update

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     UPDATE 8/7/17: Due to weather, the night paving work that was scheduled for last night has been rescheduled for the night of Friday, August 11.

     Contractors will be paving areas of N. Main Stre...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Welcome to Hudson, Goldfish Swim School!

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     Welcome to Hudson, Goldfish Swim School! The School is the first occupant of one of the new buildings at Hudson Crossing. There's also room for another business in the adjacent 13,500 square-foot building! Check out the vid...

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Goldfish Swim School Website City News & Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Visit the EAC at the Farmers Market

Doggie Do

     The Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC) will be at this Saturday’s (8/12) Farmers Market Community Day on the Clock Tower Green between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Stop by to say hi and pick up your own PUP doggie d...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2017

SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project Update

Norton 91 intersection

     Final work is beginning on the Norton Road/SR 91 intersection, which is scheduled for completion in mid-September. By the end of the week of August 7, anticipate daily lane closures and traffic pattern shifts as asphalt and...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Mosquito Spraying in NW Hudson August 9

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     Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9 in Northwest Hudson. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the follow...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Splash Pad Reopened August 2

Splash Pad

The Splash Pad will reopen August 2 at 10 a.m. Please take a look at the posted rules before enjoying the Splash Pad. Have fun!!!

Additional Info... 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 31, 2017

Help us Pack the Pond August 7

Pack the Pond 2016

     Join Friends of Hudson Parks and Kent State University’s Crooked River Adventures for the annual Pack the Pond celebration on Monday, August 7 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Hudson Springs Park. All are invited...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2017

August is Kids Month

Summit for Kids

     Mayor David A. Basil proclaimed the month of August as Kids Month in Hudson, recognizing the importance of health and education for our children. As part of Kids Month, First Things First put together themes for each week w...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Hudson Property Values Up 13%

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     Hudson, one of only two cities in Summit County that didn’t see a property value decrease three years ago, saw property values go up 13%, according to the Summit County Fiscal Office tri-annual reappraisals. Hudso...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Mosquito Spraying in E and SE Hudson Tonight

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     Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes at approximately 8:30 p.m. tonight, July 31, in East Hudson and Southeast Hudson. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Clinton Street Closed July 26 - July 29

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     As part of the North Main Street Improvement Project, Clinton Street will be closed approximately Wednesday, July 26 at 6 a.m. through Saturday, July 29th in order to remove the roadway and resurface. Detours will be posted...

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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 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 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 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!

Learn more... City News & Updates
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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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
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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.

Calendar... 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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!

     Find o...

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City News & Updates
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 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

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

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: 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: May 31, 2017

Heritage Home Information Session is June 8

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     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

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 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

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: 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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