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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Lane Closure on SR 303 Near Oviatt Street Begins 8/4

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On Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30 a.m., repair work will begin on a failing electrical vault on SR 303 near Oviatt Street. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in this area and two-way traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The work is anticipated to take ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Senior Activities Remain On Hold

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) had a full schedule of activities for 2020 that were placed on hold due to COVID-19. All senior activities sponsored by the Senior Advisory Committee will remain on hold indefinitely.

The City of Hudson is reviewi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 31, 2020

SR 303 On Ramp to SR 8 North Closing August 3 for 90 Days

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The SR 8 northbound on ramp from West Streetsboro Street will close beginning on Monday, August 3 for 90 days. During the first seven days of the closure, the detour will be Chittenden Road to Hines Hill Road to Dean Memorial Parkway to SR 8.

A temporary r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2020

City Explores Single-Hauler Concept

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The Hudson Environmental Awareness Committee recently presented a report to City Council on their research into the concept of using a single trash hauler in Hudson. Council asked the EAC to work with City staff to develop a survey for residents to gather...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Parks Survey Results to be Used for Parks Master Plan

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City Council and Park Board received the results of a survey revealing resident attitudes of how well Hudson Parks are fulfilling community needs along with their usage and opinions of park facilities. The ETC Institute, a market research firm, conducted ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Governor DeWine Issues Statewide Mask Order and Travel Advisory

Coronavirus Update

Statewide Mask Order

Today, Governor DeWine announced that beginning on Thursday, July 23, at 6:00 p.m., a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties.   

All individuals in Ohio must wear facial ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Charter Commissions Submits Charter Amendments for November 3, 2020 Ballot

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HUDSON, OH (July 22, 2020) – The nine-member citizen Charter Review Commission has presented proposed amendments to the City’s Charter for consideration by voters at the General Election on November 3, 2020. The Commission also has rec...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Council Considers Sale of Boston Mills Road Property

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HUDSON, OH (July 23, 2020) –Hudson City Council is considering the sale of City-owned property on Boston Mills Road. At Tuesday’s meeting, there was a first reading of legislation that would authorize entering into a purchase and sale ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Clarification of Recent Ad in the Hudson Hub Times

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A recent ad in the Hudson Hub Times which mentioned a group called the Hudson Environmental Council LLC, has generated some confusion. To clarify, the Hudson Environmental Council LLC is in no way affiliated with or supported by the Hudson Environmental A...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Download Engage Hudson App for Service Requests

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Did you know you can use the Engage Hudson app to report issues (like potholes) to the City? The Engage Hudson app makes it easy for citizens to report service problems and request Hudson services.

With the free Engage Hudson mobile app and web tools, Huds...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Hudson Headlines - Things to Do in Hudson Summer 2020

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We know summer is probably looking a lot different for everyone this year, so here are a few fun things you can do around Hudson while also staying safe! Try something new to liven up your summer.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Police Chief Tabak Issues Statement on Level 3 Risk Alert and Wearing Face Coverings

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HUDSON, OH (July 10, 2020) – Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak has released the following statement on the recent State mandate regarding wearing facial coverings in public.

“As many of you are aware, Summit County was labeled a high risk...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Summit County Becomes Risk Level 3, Triggering Mandatory Facial Coverings

Coronavirus Update

Based on Governor DeWine’s press conference today, Summit County has moved into Risk Level 3 / Red in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. The Level 3 Risk designation means that there is a very high exposure and spread of COVID-19 in Summit ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Council Passes Legislation to Establish a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

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HUDSON, OH (July 8, 2020) – At the July 7 Council meeting, Hudson City Council passed legislation to create a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in downtown Hudson to support merchants during the coronavirus pandemic. Creating a DORA wou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Hudson Considers Making Portions of Village Way and Park Lane One-Way for Additional Parking

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Earlier this year, the City formed a Parking Committee made up of Hudson merchants, the Hudson Chamber of Commerce, and City staff to investigate ways to add more parking closer to the downtown stores and restaurants. Additional parking would make it easi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Hudson Police Department's Kiwanis Safety Town is Going Virtual

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Hudson Police Department’s Kiwanis Safety Town is going virtual this year! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person Safety Town was cancelled for Summer 2020. The virtual format will still allow children to learn important safety lessons to prepa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Update on Possible Historic District Expansion in Hudson

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The City of Hudson is considering expanding the City’s Historic District to include Elm Street, Roslyn Avenue, and East Streetsboro Street. The City first looked into the Historic District Expansion when a group of 25 residents submitted a petit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Council Discusses Moving Up Purchase of Body Cameras for Hudson Police

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HUDSON, OH (June 24, 2020) – At the June 23 Council Workshop, Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak presented a recommendation to move up the purchase of police body cameras from the 2021 budget to this year. Through a financing arrangement, Chief Tab...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Council Authorizes Temporary Licenses for Outdoor Sales

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HUDSON, OH (June 24, 2020) – At the June 24 Special Meeting, Hudson City Council approved the establishment of a temporary outdoor-use program for restaurants and retail establishments to allow for outdoor sales and dining to accommodate the soc...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Council Passes Resolution Condemning Racism

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Last night, Hudson City Council passed a resolution condemning racism and encouraging a commitment to fair and equal treatment for all.

The resolution, forwarded by Council member Kate Schlademan - Ward 1, states that racism and hate have no place in Hudso...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Hudson Police Chief Issues Statement on Community Policing Policies and Training

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Hudson Police Chief Perry Tabak has issued a statement on policing practices currently in place in Hudson. HPD strives for high community policing standards and for many years its policies have included:

  • HPD does not train in or authorize the use of caroti...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2020

At-Large Council Members Seek Resident Input on Connectivity in Hudson

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At-large City Council members Bill Wooldredge and Hal DeSaussure are seeking residents who are interested in pedestrian and bicycle travel in Hudson to attend an input session on July 9. This resident input session will help review and update the current ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Ward 1 Residents Needed for Input on Connectivity in Hudson

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Ward 1 City Council member Kate Schlademan is seeking residents who live in Ward 1 and are interested in pedestrian and bicycle travel in Hudson to attend an input session on July 1. This resident input session will help review and update the current City...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Solicitor's Permit Process Resumes

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HUDSON, OH (June 8, 2020) – Due to the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent State of Ohio Stay-at-Home order, the Hudson Police Department suspended the solicitor permitting program. The process for releasing new permits has been resumed. With pu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Hines Hill, Twinsburg Road, & Stow Road Railroad Crossings to Close for Rail Work

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HUDSON, OH (June 8, 2020) – Norfolk Southern Railroad has notified the City that it will be starting a Southern Rail Replacement Project beginning next week which will include closures of the Stow Road, Hines Hill Road, and Twinsburg Road crossi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 10, 2020

City of Hudson Public Spaces and Facilities Update

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The City of Hudson continues to reopen facilities as allowed by the State of Ohio and Summit County Public Health. Here is the latest update:

  • Hudson City Parks playgrounds and restrooms will open on or before the morning of Saturday, June 13, 2020. Restroo...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Council Approves Outdoor Dining

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HUDSON, OH (June 4, 2020) – At Tuesday’s Council Meeting, Hudson City Council approved legislation permitting downtown restaurants to apply for a license agreement that would allow outdoor patio dining on public rights of way. Restaura...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Stay Connected with the City of Hudson

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The City of Hudson utilizes multiple communication channels to reach and inform its residents. Here are several ways you can find information about City of Hudson news, City Council updates, projects, emergency alerts, construction, and more.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Accelerated Road Resurfacing Program Underway

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HUDSON, OH (June 4, 2020) – The City’s accelerated road resurfacing program is underway, and motorists will see improvements to Middleton Road, Ravenna Street, and W. Prospect Street.

Last year, Hudson City Council approved increased ex...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Park Trails Update 6/4/20

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Today the trails at Hudson Springs Park, Cascade Park, and Maple Grove Park are reverting back to two-way trails. The Barlow Farm Park trail is being converted to one-way for those who wish to do a shorter one-way loop on a more even path. Please continue...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Hudson to Create Pollinator Meadow at Darrow Road Park

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HUDSON, OH (June 2, 2020) – The City of Hudson Parks Department, Hudson Park Board, Friends of Hudson Parks, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service – Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program are collaborating to create a Pollinator Meadow ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2020

A Message from Police Chief Tabak

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We are aware of the statement that the Streetsboro Police put out about rumors of violence in Northeast Ohio. This was due in part to an anticipated protest at the Ravenna Court House, which borders their jurisdiction in Portage County.  While a ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Online Meetings to Continue Through June

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City Council meetings and workshops, and most Boards and Commissions meetings will continue to be held via online video conference and live stream this month. View the meetings calendar here.

Meetings and workshops are available to view via public...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Hudson Named in Top 20 Safest Cities in Ohio!

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The City of Hudson claimed the #11 spot in the Safest Cities in Ohio report by SafeWise!

The organization reviewed the most up-to-date FBI crime data and population data to come up with the Safest Cities in Ohio, 2020.

Hudson is proud to be the home of a sa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Hudson Parks Facilities Update 5/29/20

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The City of Hudson has been in the midst of the reopening process these last couple weeks. The Parks baseball fields are open and ready for play, Hudson Parks trails are open, and Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club is fully open, with the exception of indoor din...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Council Discusses Outdoor Dining and a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

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HUDSON, OH (May 27, 2020) – At Tuesday’s Council Workshop, Hudson City Council discussed creating a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) in downtown Hudson to support merchants during the coronavirus pandemic. Creating a DORA wou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Hudson Honored for Excellence by the Association of Government Accountants

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Hudson is proud to announce that it was awarded the 2020 Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Certificate of Excellence in Citizen-Centric Reporting (CCR). AGA’s CCR initiative is intended to simplify communication between governments and...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Public Spaces and Facilities Update

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The City of Hudson is working towards opening up more of Hudson’s public facilities as quickly as possible while also staying within the State of Ohio’s guidelines. While utilizing the City’s public facilities, please make su...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Council Calls for Special Election to Fill Open At-Large Council Seat

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At the May 19 Council meeting, Hudson City Council was unable to make an appointment to fill Dr. Williams’ At-Large Council position. Council unanimously approved a motion directing staff to prepare a Resolution for action at the June 2, 2020 me...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Council Workshop Highlights from May 12 Meeting

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HUDSON, OH (May 13, 2020) – At the May 12 workshop meeting, City Council considered measures to help local businesses and railroad quiet zones.

Hudson City Council continues to explore ways to help businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Counci...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Prune Oak Trees Only November-March to Prevent Spread of Oak Wilt

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Oak wilt, a serious and deadly vascular disease in oak trees, has been confirmed in at least one oak tree in Hudson. All oak trees are susceptible to this disease. The best way to control the spread of oak wilt in Hudson is to follow these recommendations...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Mayor Honors Public Employees During Public Service Recognition Week

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HUDSON, OH (May 8, 2020) – This week, Mayor Craig Shubert issued a proclamation honoring public employees during Public Service Recognition Week, May 3 – 9. “Day in and day out, public servants provide the diverse services de...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Explores Support for Businesses through a Moratorium on Aspects of the LDC

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – During the May 5 Council meeting, Council discussed staff recommendations for potentially relaxing some Land Development Code requirements to help businesses as they reopen during the COVID-19 crisis.

Based on the discu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Discusses Small Business Recovery Loan Program to Support Merchants

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – On Tuesday, Hudson City Council continued a discussion about creating a Small Business Recovery Loan program to support merchants as they begin to reopen.

The Recovery Loan Program would commit $300,000 toward a two-par...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Council Discusses Moving Forward with Connectivity Plan Updates

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HUDSON, OH (May 6, 2020) – At the May 5 Council meeting, Hudson City Council discussed creating a sub-committee to move forward on reviewing and updating the current City-wide Connectivity Plan. Council members emphasized the need for residents ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Council Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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City Council is currently accepting applications for openings on the Architectural and Historic Board of Review, Park Board, and Tree Commission. Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 22.

Architectural and Historic Board of Review (AHBR)

The AHB...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Announces Special Events Cancellations

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current mass gathering restrictions by the State of Ohio Stay At Home Order, the City together with the many special event organizers have made the difficult decision to cancel all special events on public property in ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Council Meeting Highlights 3/24/2020

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HUDSON, OH (March 23, 2020) – Council held it’s first virtual Council Meeting tonight. Here are highlights from that meeting.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Police: We are limiting contact with public, and among staff. We have postponed some service...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

SCPH Announces 1st Confirmed Coronavirus Case in County

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Summit County Announces 1st Case of Corona Virus 3/13/20

Summit County Public Health has announced the first patient confirmed with COVID-19 in Summit County. The patient is a female in her 50s and is currently hospitalized. The patient had no known travel...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Check Out Hudson's 2019 Citizen-Centric Report

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Take a look at the 2019 Citizen-Centric Report (CCR)! The CCR is designed to inform you about Hudson’s accomplishments from last year and some of the projects that you’ll see this year in an easy-to-read, graphical format. Check it out...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2020

SR 8 Traffic Pattern Change and Ramp Closures Begin February 26

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From ODOT District 4 regarding SR 8 in the Cities of Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, and Boston Heights

Beginning Wednesday, February 26, northbound traffic will be split into two separate lanes. The left lane will be crossed over onto SR 8 southbou...

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