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 begins 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 Collecti...

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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&...

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

Bridge Work on Prospect Street Starting Soon

Prospect

     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: 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 11, 2017

Hudson Public Power Crew Head to Florida

Fixing Outage

     A Hudson Public Power crew and trucks are on their way to Florida to help put the power back on after Hurricane Irma. As part of American Municipal Power (AMP) and the American Public Power Association, Hudson is one of man...

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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 8, 2017

Bye Bye Barrels Grand Reopening of Main Street Sept. 16

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     Celebrate the Grand Reopening of Main Street at the Bye Bye Barrels event on Saturday, September 16 from noon to 5 p.m.! Join in the ribbon cutting ceremony at noon as Mayor David Basil tosses away the last construction con...

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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: September 11, 2017

New Powered Ambulance Cot Lifts Hudson EMS

EMS Power Cot Check Presentation

     With the recent addition of a new powered ambulance cot, Hudson EMS is closer to reaching its goal of having power cots in all its ambulances. On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, EMS Outreach of Hudson presented a check to the...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Nominate a Business for the Annual Business Awards

Awards Breakfast 2016

     The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Hudson are seeking nominations for this year’s Annual Business Awards to be held on November 16, 2017 at the JOANN Conference Center. One or more outstanding Hudson busine...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Disasters Don't Plan Ahead. You Can.

National Prep Month

     September is National Preparedness Month, a month that focuses on the importance of making a plan with friends and family about what to do and how to communicate when there's an emergency.

     The...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Town Hall Exterior Improvements In Progress

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     The City is starting improvement work to the facade of Town Hall. The work began September 1 with tree trimming adjacent to Town Hall. Additional work will include exterior wall and window restoration and painting. These im...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Mosquito Spraying in West Hudson Wednesday

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  Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 in West Hudson. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Sanitation Schedule Delayed Week of September 4

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    The sanitation schedule will be delayed one day the week of September 4 due to the Labor Day Holiday. The schedule the week of 9/4 is as follows:

  • Monday, September 4: No Pickup
  • Tuesday, September 5: Southeast Quadrant...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Ninth Annual Memorial Fire Engine Muster Sept. 10

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     The Ninth Annual Memorial Fire Engine Muster will be held on the Hudson Gazebo Green on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

     This free event has previously been held in Barlow Par...

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City News & Updates
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 30, 2017

Welcome to Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club!

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     We talked to Greg and Lucas at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club to learn about a new project and what other exciting things the course has to offer. Watch the full video below.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Heritage Home Program Workshops

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     Three free Heritage Home Program Workshops will be held in the coming months to help those with  older homes learn the best ways to maintain or rehabilitate their homes. Workshops will be held at  7 p.m. a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Hudson is One of the Safest Cities in America!

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     Not only has Hudson been named the 6th Safest City in Ohio, it is also the 71st Safest City in America! Hudson climbed 16 spots from 2016 due to its low crimes rates and green initiatives, making Hudson one of the safest an...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 28, 2017

New Low Fixed Rate for Natural Gas Endorsement Program

Constellation

     Hudson officials would like to announce they have again chosen Constellation Energy Gas Choice, Inc. (“Constellation”) to provide residents and small businesses with low-cost natural gas supply following a competitive biddi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Scam Alert

Scam Alert

     Individuals have been going around to Hudson businesses and residences claiming they are with the electric department, threatening to shut off the electric to the home or business, and demanding bill payment. These individu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 31, 2017

North Main Street Update - Paving Friday

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     UPDATE 9/1: Aurora Street will be closed beginning tonight at 7:30 p.m. (formerly 8 p.m.) to 6 a.m. on Saturday from College Street to N. Main Street for paving. Church Street will be closed from E. Main Street to N. Main S...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

City Offices Closed Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

City offices will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, September 5.

City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Taste of Hudson and EAC Work Towards Zero Waste

Taste of Hudson

     The Environmental Awareness Committee, along with Keep America Beautiful, is proud to once again partner with the Taste of Hudson to continue working towards the goal of zero waste at the festival. All chefs, vendors, and T...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Akron Zoo Community Days Tickets Now Available

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     In appreciation of the support of Summit County communities, the Akron Zoo is offering Hudson residents free one-day tickets to Summit County Community Days at the Zoo Tuesday, September 12 through Sunday, September 17. Akr...

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Akron Zoo City News & Updates
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Paving at SR 303 and St. Regis Blvd.

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     A paving project is starting today on SR 303 & at entrance of St. Regis Blvd. (see map). This project is starting on the south side of SR 303, and is expected to take 2-3 weeks, weather permitting. Traffic will be maint...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 28, 2017

SR 91/Norton Road Project - Paving Monday

Norton91 Paving Limits

     Paving was not finished Friday night. Paving along west Norton Road will begin around 7:00 a.m. this morning. It is anticipated that only WESTBOUND traffic will be permitted on Norton Road between SR 91 and Hudson Drive dur...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Artists Showcase Work at 37th Art on the Green

Art on the Green Path

     More than 150 artists will showcase their original work at the 37th Art on the Green on Saturday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop by to browse the jewelry, paintings, wood ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Taste of Hudson is Back!

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     We talked to the organizers of Taste of Hudson on Tuesday, August 22 to get a taste of what we can expect at the 12th annual Taste of Hudson on Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4. Visit the Taste of Hudson website ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Construction Updates 8/23/17

Norton91 Paving Limits

N. Main Construction Update

     Windstream will be coming in the evening of Wednesday, August 23 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. to install fiber-optic line on Clinton Street. Clinton Street will be closed at N. Main during this work.

SR 9...

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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 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 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 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 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!

Goldfish

     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!!!

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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 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