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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Hudson Senior Activities - Summer 2021 Update

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee hosts a series of events and social opportunities throughout the year for senior Hudson residents. All seniors are invited to review the current offerings for Session 1. Events include chair yoga, painting classes, Tai...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Calling All Artists and Musicians; Looking for Parade Participants

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All Hudson artists, crafters, makers, growers, food producers, and creatives are invited to showcase their talents Labor Day weekend at HUDSONmART Saturday, September 5. It's also time to host a new Celebrate Hudson Parade! Residents, organizations, teams...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Behind the Scenes of the Hudson Fireworks Show

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The Independence Day Fireworks Celebration is a long-standing tradition in Hudson, dating back over 100 years. It began with a single fire truck with a handful of firefighters lighting fuses. Today, it's a full blown, high-tech production! Learn what goes...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Hudson City Hall Community Rooms are OPEN!

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Did you know Hudson City Hall has several large, bright, and functional rooms available for businesses and community groups to rent? If you are interested in reserving a room, you can do so at www.hudson.oh.us/CommunityRooms. Read the full story below.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Have You Seen the Special Fire Truck at ACE?

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Next time you head south on Route 91/Darrow Road, notice the big red Fire Truck located at Ace Hardware. It's actually a large container for collecting aluminum cans! Proceeds from the value of the aluminum benefit Akron Children's Aluminum Cans for Burne...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

A New Addition to Downtown Hudson - Public Restrooms!

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Activity in downtown Hudson continues to be lively. Residents are shopping more, dining out, and enjoying the outdoor tables and seating areas on the Hudson Greens. Thanks to the implementation of the DORA, we have enjoyed a dramatic increase in the numbe...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Ready for Summer 2021 in Hudson!

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Hudson's City center is getting ready for Summer 2021. To enjoy all Hudson has to offer, outdoor improvements and enhancements are happening downtown. Read about outdoor dining, new tables for the greens, fresh paint on the Gazebo, flowers, plants, and mo...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Memorial Day in Hudson - History and Traditions

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Hudson is extremely fortunate to have a long tradition of remembrance, with records dating back to 1924 showing residents gathering on the greens to honor deceased veterans. Memorial Day 2021 looks a little different this year, but the commitment to honor...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Mark Your Calendar - Events are Back!

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Hudson is an active community with so many wonderful events. To help citizens keep track of events in town, the City of Hudson launched a new online, interactive Event Calendar. All events held on City property are listed on one comprehensive calendar wit...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hudson is Open for Business!

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The economic outlook for the City of Hudson continues to be highly optimistic. Jim Stifler, Economic Development Director for the City, shared a general update with City Council. Read the full story below.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Protecting Hudson's Historical Cemetery

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Hudson, founded in 1799, has always been committed to the preservation of its history. The Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, located on Chapel Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Abolitionist John Brown's parents Ruth and Owen...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Thank You Hudson EMS!

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Join us in acknowledging National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 16-22. EMS is a vital component of healthcare, public health, and public safety. Our own Hudson EMS responds to approximately 2000 calls for help each year. We are very fortunate to be...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

What is a Brine Well?

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Hudson's water treatment plant relies on salt to process and treat water for our use. The City of Hudson has historically purchased large amounts of salt from private firms for water treatment. Over the last few years, Hudson staff researched and Council ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Shop Local. Shop Hudson!

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Our local businesses are part of what make Hudson so charming and give our community character, create vibrancy, and bring us unique experiences. 2020 was an extraordinarily difficult year for many of our local companies and stores. A collaborative digita...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Round of Golf Anyone?

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Hudson golfers have taken full advantage of our mild spring and are enjoying playing golf at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club. Golfers started playing the course in February, and March has been very busy with more than 2000 rounds of golf played in March alone...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Hudson Seniors are Extra Special

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The Hudson Senior Advisory Committee was recently formed to focus on the needs of older Hudson residents. This creative group of volunteers works together to design and provide special events and services for Hudson's senior citizens. Though the pandemic ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

What are the Plans for Downtown Hudson?

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Many residents have been interested to know what the plans are for future downtown development. Hudson City Council recently announced they will be launching a new survey process to gather current public input for the vacant land at Owen Brown and Morse R...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

State of the City 2021

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Hudson City Manager Jane Howington delivered an encouraging State of the City Address recently. She looked back at an unprecedented year and how the community of Hudson came together to meet the challenges. The City of Hudson focused on five key areas in ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

In an Emergency, Call 911!

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The Hudson Police Department Communications Center just received a complete upgrade! Hudson's Dispatchers are always there to send you help when you need it most, and they can now do so even more efficiently. The prior dispatch technology systems...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Will Spring Come to Hudson?

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With snow everywhere and frigid temperatures, it's hard to imagine spring will come. Are you looking forward to the lush hanging baskets and bountiful flower planters that make our downtown look so spectacular? Ever wondered who is responsible for choosin...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Hudson's Sidewalk and Trail Project Leaps Forward

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For many years, the City of Hudson has been working to connect more of the community via sidewalks and trails. Many residents who live in what was once the Township have requested additional sidewalks to make walking or riding into the center of town easi...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Hudson Seniors - Are You Safe From Fire in Your Home?

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Hudson Fire Department (HFD) is offering the Fire Safe Seniors Program which provides FREE safety devices to Seniors (over age 65) living independently in their own homes. With the support of more than $93,000 in grant money secured from FEMA, HFD is offe...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

DORA - Downtown Hudson Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

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The idea for the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area came about to support our Hudson restaurants during the pandemic, and it has turned into a successful economic approach to attract patrons to downtown Hudson as a destination for dining and entertainmen...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

City of Hudson Finishes 2020 with Strong Financial Results

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The City of Hudson General Fund closed out 2020 with an actual ending balance of $15.5 million, $5.9 million more than the estimated ending balance of $9.6 million! Read the full story below.

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Hybrid Police Cruisers are Here!

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Hudson Police Department has new hybrid police cruisers on the road that are saving the City money while patrolling Hudson! Each vehicle is projected to save more than $7,000 while lowering HPD's carbon footprint and reducing fossil fuel consumption. Read...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Thank You to our Volunteer Boards and Commissions!

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Hudson's strength is a result of our citizens' contributions of their extraordinary talents to our many boards and commissions. Thank you to our 65 civic volunteers for your time, expertise, and commitment to the City of Hudson and the 11 public meeting b...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Hudson Police Share in Holiday Spirit with Food and Gift Drive

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If you see a Hudson Police car flashing its lights behind you this month, you might be surprised at the "ticket' you received! HPD is issuing Holiday Food & Gift Drive Vouchers in lieu of tickets this season. HPD participated in No Shave November...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Lights! Camera! Action! Robotic Cameras are HERE!

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With COVID-19, the City had to look for new ways to continue operations safely for staff and residents. HCTV recently installed robotic cameras to cover Hudson High School indoor events safely and efficiently from the studio or home.

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Holiday Food Drive Supports More Than 85 Families

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Hudson Fire Department and Hudson City Schools teamed up again this year with area churches and volunteer organizations to provide much needed food and items to more than 85 families!

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

City Staff Launches Toy Drive to Benefit Akron Children's Hospital Patients

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With the holidays ahead, some City of Hudson staff members were looking for a new way to give back to the community, to have some fun working collaboratively, and to make the event "hands on." Of course, it had to be safe for everyone too. The i...

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Posted on: December 6, 2020

Welcome to The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common!

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Welcome to our new series - The Hudson Commons: Good News We Have in Common! Here you will find some good news about City of Hudson projects, events, initiatives, and other happenings every week. Check back here on Mondays for new stories, or check the Hu...

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