Posted on: December 8, 2017

Recycle Christmas Trees with Merry Mulch Program

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     With Hudson’s Merry Mulch Program, January 8 through January 22, 2018, residents can recycle live Christmas trees that will be turned into organic mulch. To participate, trees should be placed at the curb no later...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Lighting on N. Main Street to be Adjusted

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     As part of the North Main Street Downtown Improvement Project completed this summer, new street lighting was added. The new LED lights were brighter than the older lights. The City kept the lights bright during construction...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Get the Facts: Downtown Phase II

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     Hudson is ripe with innovation. Recently named a Smart21 Community by the Intelligent Communities Forum, Hudson is among an elite group of cities worldwide that have been recognized as innovation leaders. Hudson was the onl...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Join the City of Hudson's Information Services Team!

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     The City is seeking applications for the position of Help Desk Technician within the Information Services Department.     This position is responsible for performing the daily maintenance and admi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Meeting Dec. 11

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

The Planning Commission will hold two public hearings on Monday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. 

     The first hearing is to consider a conditional use and site plan for a continuing care retirement community at...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Public Hearings at BZBA Meeting Dec. 14

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two public hearings on Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

     The first hearing is to consider a variance to allow an accessory str...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Residential Leaf Collection Program Extended

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     Due to some late falling leaves and warmer temperatures this year, the City's Residential Leaf Collection Program for 2017 will be extended.

     City crews will make one more pass through ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 29, 2017

HFD and Hudson Schools Distribute Food to Those in Need

HFD Food Drive

     Thanks to several local organizations, approximately 85 Hudson families and senior citizens in need were able to have a Thanksgiving dinner last week! Hudson Fire Department members, Hudson City Schools employees, and volun...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2017

It's a New Day at Hudson Community Television

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     It’s a new day at Hudson Community Television (HCTV). If viewers have not watched HCTV lately, it’s worth another look – on cable, online, or on-demand.

     For starters, HCTV has a new name - Hud...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

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...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Snow Plow Contractors - Apply for City Permit Online

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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. This year, the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Ring in the Holidays in Hudson!

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     Starting the day after Thanksgiving, Hudson is ready to celebrate the holidays! Ring in the holidays in Hudson with these upcoming events:

Friday, November 24

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Hudson Selected as a Smart21 Community of 2018 by ICF

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     Hudson has been selected as a Smart21 Community of 2018 by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at its 4th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference in New York City, produced by Silicon Harlem.

     Hudson...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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City offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Normal office hours will resume Monday, November 27. Happy Thanksgiving!

City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Holiday Sanitation Schedule for the Week of Nov. 20

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     The sanitation schedule will be as follows during the week of the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Monday, November 20: Southeast Quadrant
  • Tuesday, November 21: Southwest Quadrant
  • Wednesday, November 22: Northwest Quadrant
  • Thursday, Novem...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Akron Water Hydrant Flushing November 20-21

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     The City of Akron has notified the City of Hudson that the Akron Water Department with be flushing its hydrants in Hudson between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, November 20, and tomorrow, November 21.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Exceptional Hudson Businesses Recognized at Awards

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     Members of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce and the Hudson community gathered at the 2017 Annual Business Awards Breakfast November 16 to congratulate five exceptional Hudson businesses or individuals who have made a signific...

2017 Award Winners...

City News & Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Scholarship Available for HPP Customers

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     Are you a Hudson Public Power (HPP) customer and do you have a high school senior who will graduate in the spring of 2018? If so, your child may be eligible to apply for the Lyle B. Wright Scholarship, a $2500 one-time scho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

HPP Transforms Hudson for the Holiday Season

HPP Holiday Lights

     Each year, Hudson Public Power (HPP) works hard to transform downtown Hudson into a scene fit for the upcoming holiday season. But the tradition didn’t start out this way. 

     ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Skip the Rake. Leave the Leaves.

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     Hudson is known for its beautiful tree-lined streets, but those trees can be a problem in autumn when the leaves fall. Raking and bagging or blowing leaves to the curb is a challenge. After spending time and money to get ri...

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Skip the Rake City News & Updates
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Kidde Recalls 40 Million Fire Extinguishers

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     Kidde, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. Nearly 40 million fire extinguishers are involved in this recall.

  ...

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Kidde Recall City News & Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Meeting Nov. 13

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

     The Planning Commission will hold three public hearings on Monday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. 

     The first hearing is to consider a conditional use request, and the second i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

You're Invited to the Business Awards Breakfast Nov. 16

Awards Breakfast 2016

     The City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Annual Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at JOANN Conference Center, 5373 Darrow Road. One or m...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Show Us How You Recycle!

American Recycles Day Contest

     Do you recycle, or have you been meaning to start? Up your recycling game leading up to America Recycles Day on November 15 for a chance to win some great prizes while also helping the environment! 

  &...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

City Offices Closed for Veterans Day November 10

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     City offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. Veterans Day is set aside to honor and thank those who have served and are currently serving for protecting our country and freedom. If you s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

General Election is November 7

Ohio Vote

     The general election is November 7, 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, or visit the Voting page on ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Nov. 7 Council Meeting Postponed

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Due to the November 7 General Election, City Council has postponed its regularly scheduled meeting until the following week. A combined City Council Meeting/Workshop will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Tuesday, November 14.

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Akron Water Hydrant Flushing Begins October 31

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     The City of Akron, Water Distribution Division, will be conducting a water main flushing program within its service areas. Beginning on approximately Tuesday, October 31, the fire hydrant flushing crews will begin flushing ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City Seeks Help, Offers Tips to Avoid Becoming Burglary Victim

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     While the number of burglaries in Hudson is not up from last year, we did have three on the weekend of October 15. These incidents occurred in the Stonington, Abner Lane and Jonathan Drive areas. A possible suspect is shown...

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Burglaries - Minimizing Your Risk City News & Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2017

City-Wide Trick-or-Treat is October 31 from 6-8 p.m.

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     Thanks to everyone who came to see us at Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat last week! We had a "super" great time! Check out the highlights in the video below. If you missed it, there's still time to get a costum...

Highlights from Merchant Trick-or-Treat...

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Area J Smoke Testing Begins October 30

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     CTI Engineers, on behalf of the Summit County Department of Sanitary Sewer Service (DOSSS), will be conducting a smoke testing investigation of the sanitary sewer near Aurora Street and North Oviatt Street. The investigatio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

How to Minimize Risk of Credit Card Skimming at Gas Pump

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     A recent Cleveland.com article about arrests of individuals for credit card skimming at gas stations, erroneously listed Hudson as a city in which these crimes occurred. While this did not happen in Hudson, the incidences o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Openings on Hudson Boards and Commissions

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     City Council is accepting applications for openings on the Cemetery Board, Board of Zoning and Building Appeals Board, and Planning Commission through Thursday, November 16. The openings are for new 4-year terms beginning i...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Get the Facts Vol. 2: Housing Trends Require New Options

Market Trends

     Today’s housing trends require new options for baby boomers and millennials. Downtown Phase II responds to this shift in demographics for the future. Get the Facts about Downtown Phase II here.

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Downtown Phase II Website City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Ward 3 Open Forum is October 30

Ward 3 Open Forum

Join Councilman Alex Kelemen for a Ward 3 Open Forum on Monday, October 30 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center. Stop by to learn more about what's happening in the City of Hudson.

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Ward 2 Open Forum is November 2

Ward 2 Open Forum

Councilman Casey Weinstein is holding a Ward 2 Open Forum on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Don't miss this opportunity to stop by and chat with Councilman Weinstein and learn more about what's happening in the City.

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Drop Off Unused Prescriptions October 28

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     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 o...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 19, 2017

New Job Opening at the City of Hudson

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     The City is seeking applications for the position of Associate Planner in the Community Development Department. 

     This is a professional planning position researching and preparing sta...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 18, 2017

2017 Residential Leaf Collection Program

Leaf Collection

     The 2017 Residential Leaf Collection Program began October 23 and runs through the week of November 27. Find out everything you need to know about participating in the program in the video below, or visit the Leaf Collectio...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Spectrum to Move Hudson Community TV Channels

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     The City of Hudson has been notified that Spectrum (formerly Time Warner) will be moving Hudson Community Television (HCTV) channels on or about October 31, 2017.

     Also, as part of Spectrum’s m...

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Hudson Community Television City News & Updates
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Bridge Work on Prospect Street Starting Soon

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     Summit County is starting work on the Prospect Street bridge on October 13 or October 16. Work will mainly take place under the bridge and on the side of the road. Traffic disruption should be minimal. Work is expected to l...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Akron Water Service Disruption Sunday, October 22

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     This is an important notice for Akron Water Customers from the City of Hudson. The City of Akron has notified us that on Sunday, October 22 Akron Water will be making a repair at Ellsworth Elementary School. As part of this...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Fall Hydrant Flushing is October 9 - 20

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     The City will begin fall fire hydrant flushing throughout Hudson from October 9-20. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation.

     Residents may notice discolored w...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Public Hearing at Oct. 17 City Council Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

     City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider a Resolution accepting the City Manager's recommendation not to implement the Growth Management Residential Development Al...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 6, 2017

City Installs Environmentally Friendly Pavers on N. Main Street

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     As part of Hudson’s N. Main Street Improvement Project, the City has installed environmentally friendly, pervious pavers that were financed in part through a grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, under the Su...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 10, 2017

It's Fire Prevention Week - Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!

Fire Prevention Week

    In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme &...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Join the City of Hudson's Team!

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     We want you to join our team! The City is accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Account Clerk I. The person chosen for this position will perform clerical accounting work in the Utility Billing Department and ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Ward 4 Open Forum is October 18

Ward 4 Open Forum

Join Councilwoman Beth Bigham at the Ward 4 Open Forum on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss and learn more about what’s happening in your local government. See you there!

City News & Updates
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Public Hearings at Oct. 9 Planning Commission Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing (3)

Planning Commission will hold four public hearings on Monday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. To view the subject of each hearing, please visit the Public Hearings page.

Public Hearings Page City News & Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2017

City Leaf Collection Begins October 23

Leaf Collection

     Hudson’s annual residential leaf collection will begin the week of October 23 with the Northeast Quadrant. With some leaves falling now, residents have several options for leaf disposal prior to the beginning of the City’s ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 25, 2017

HFD Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week with Open House Oct. 8

Fire Safety Open House

     The Hudson Fire Department will kick off National Fire Prevention Week with its annual Fire Safety Open House October 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hudson Safety Center on S. Oviatt Street. Bring the entire family for a d...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

It's Public Power Week!

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     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 advan...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Get the Facts About Downtown Phase II

Get the Facts

Want to learn more about Downtown Phase II? Here's how:

  • Check out the first issue of Get the Facts, an e-newsletter that details what's really happening with Downtown Phase II. Read the first issue here...
  • Watch as City Manager Jane Howington visits the Dow...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Walk/Bike to School on September 29

Walk Bike to School Day 2016

     Hudson City Schools will be participating in Walk/Bike to School Day on Friday, September 29. Safe Routes Hudson and the Schools encourage students who live 1 to 2 miles from school and have a safe path to participate. Biki...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Council Accepting Applications for EAC

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     City Council is accepting applications for an opening on the Environmental Awareness Committee through Friday, October 13. The Environmental Awareness Committee serves to educate residents on environmental issues and advise...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Certified Public Records Training October 6

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     UPDATE 9/28/17: Registration for the 10/6 training session is now full.

     The Ohio Auditor of State is holding a Certified Public Records training session on Friday, October 6 at Barlow Communit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Council Accepting Applications for HCTV Advisory Committee

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     City Council is accepting applications for an opening on the HCTV Advisory Committee through Friday, October 13. The committee was established to assist Hudson Community Television in defining goals and objectives of public...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Bigfoot Reappears for Hike Hudson

Big Foot

     It’s been nine months since Bigfoot has been spotted in Hudson parks—or at least the life-sized silhouettes of Bigfoot. Now that leaves are falling and the foliage is thinning out, participants in &l...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Time is Running Out!

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     There are only three Thursdays (September 14, 21, and 28) left to take any Household Hazardous Waste to the Summit County ReWorks Facility located at 1201 Graham Rd in Stow. Learn how what can be taken to the facility and h...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Environment Day at Hudson Farmers Market is Sept. 23

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     The September 23 Hudson Farmers Market is going green! Saturday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is Environment Day at the Market, and the Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC) will be there with several fun activi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Public Hearings at Council and BZBA Meetings

Notice of Public Hearing

     City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. More information about this hearing can be found here.

     The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Ward 4 Open Forum is September 20

Ward 4 Open Forum

Stop by the Ward 4 Open Forum on Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to chat with Councilwoman Beth Bigham. Ask questions and learn more about what’s happening in Hudson government.

City News & Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Update: Akron's Stow Road Emergency Water Main Connection

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     The contractor has finished paving the trenches where the new water main was installed. Final restoration including topsoil and seeding will take place next week. The contractor will need to revisit the site later this mont...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Walters Road Will Close September 16

Walters Road Closure

     Walters Road between 6937 Walters Road and the Pet Cemetery will be closed on Saturday, September 16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to perform storm water work. 

     Residents on Meadowridge Way c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Mosquito Spraying in NW Hudson September 14

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     Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 14 in Northwest Hudson. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the fol...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Road Construction Update September 12

SR 91 and Prospect

Final Paving of Prospect/SR 91 Begins 9/13 at 7 a.m.

     Final paving for the SR 91 and Prospect Intersection Improvements project will take place Wednesday, September 13 starting at 7 a.m. and will continue through Thursday, Se...

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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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