Posted on: October 20, 2016

Attention Hudson Utility Customers! Please Give us Feedback.

Attention Hudson Utility Customers! Please take time to complete a short survey that will help as we review and streamline our utility billing and payment options to meet the needs of our customers. Click below to start this survey.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Progressive Insurance CEO to Speak at Business Awards


Don’t miss hearing Tricia Griffith, the new CEO of Progressive Insurance, speak about leadership at the annual Business of the Year Awards on Thursday, November 17. Griffith worked her way through many key leadership positions at Progressive Insurance to ...Read on...

Register Here
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Celebrate Halloween in Hudson

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Dress up in your scariest, craziest, cutest, or prettiest costume for this year’s Citywide Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, Monday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Families can also enjoy the Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat on Thursday, October 27 from 4...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Hudson Recognized for Excellence in Economic Development Marketing


On Thursday, October 20, Hudson received an Excellence in Economic Development Marketing Award in the Small Community category from the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA) for the City’s Velocity Broadband Awareness Campaign. Velocity Broadband, ...Read on...

Velocity Broadband
Posted on: October 20, 2016

Ward 2 Open Forum on November 3


Join Councilman Casey Weinstein for the Ward 2 Open Forum on Thursday, November 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Town Hall. It's an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about what's happening in Hudson government.

Posted on: October 20, 2016

Tips for Planting Trees this Fall


Fall, specifically throughout November, is the perfect time to plant trees. Trees will have the entire fall and winter seasons to establish roots and recover from transplanting without having to grow and nourish their leaves at the same time. They also do...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Seasons Road Closure Begins Tomorrow

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The City of Stow will close Seasons Road between Hudson Drive and Allen Road starting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 18, to mill, repair, and pave the road. The road is anticipated to be closed October 18 through approximately November 4. For more information...Read on...

City of Stow
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Shop Local During Construction

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Please pardon our dust and support our local merchants while we continue the construction on N. Main Street. All stores and businesses are open for business, so visit your favorite Main Street merchants and take advantage of their construction specials. ...Read on...

Merchants of Hudson Website
Posted on: October 14, 2016

HFD Hosts Railway Incident Training


Hudson Fire Department hosted training on Friday for 25 area firefighters on how to respond to railway incidents involving flammable liquids and other hazardous materials. Instructors from the Security and Emergency Response Training Center from Pueblo, C...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Leaf Pick Up Starts Next Week

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Leaf collection starts next Monday, October 24 with the Northeast and Southwest quadrants. Place leaves in the tree lawn by 7 a.m. on the Monday of your pick up week.

Leaf Collection Guidelines
Posted on: October 13, 2016

Merchant's Trick-or-Treat Areas Change During Construction


Families are invited to enjoy the Merchants of Hudson Trick-or-Treat on Thursday, October 27 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the First & Main and Acme Plaza areas. Since construction continues on North Main Street to improve the infrastructure and give it a ...Read on...

Destination Hudson
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Drop Off Old Prescriptions October 22


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 off your unused and expired presc...Read on...

DEA National Take-Back Initiative
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Did You Know Hudson Owns Five Cemeteries?


Did you know the City owns and maintains five cemeteries throughout Hudson? You may know of the adjacent Markillie and St. Mary Cemeteries set far back on North Main Street. In addition to these popular cemeteries, there is O’Brien Cemetery located in th...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Free Women's Self-Defense Class October 25


Learn simple techniques that could save your life at the free women's self-defense class on Tuesday, October 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hudson Middle School, 77 N. Oviatt. The class is sponsored by the Summit County Prosecutor and University of Akron Pol...Read on...

Free Women's Self-Defense Class
Posted on: October 14, 2016

It's Campaign Season in Hudson


With the next presidential election quickly approaching, campaign signs are popping up around Hudson. Residents are welcome to put these signs up. Please remember to place them on private property 15 feet back from the public right-of-way. Call the Commun...Read on...

Voting/Campaign Signs
Posted on: October 9, 2016

City Moves Forward with Downtown Phase II

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With the selection of Testa Companies as the developer for Downtown Phase II, the City is moving forward with final design and implementation of a new development for the 16 acres west of First and Main.

The Downtown Phase II Expansion evolved 10 year...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Register for the Annual Business Awards Breakfast

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The City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Annual Business Awards Breakfast on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Conference Center, 5373 Darrow Road. One or more outstand...Read on...

Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Fall Hydrant Flushing is October 10 - 21


The City began hydrant flushing throughout Hudson on Monday, October 10 and will continue through Friday, October 21. Fire hydrants are flushed twice a year to clear the lines of accumulation.

Residents may notice discolored water for a short time dur...Read on...

Hydrant Flushing FAQ
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Hone Your Skills with the Fall Entrepreneurship Series


Entrepreneurship is vital to Hudson’s growth and prosperity in today’s global economy. To hone your entrepreneurial skills, add the remaining Burton D. Morgan Fall Entrepreneurship Series sessions to your calendar. The sessions are held at Hudson Library ...Read on...

Hudson Library
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Don't Wait - Check the Date!

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Do you know how old the smoke alarms are in your home? Don’t wait. Check the date. As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Hudson Fire Department is urging residents to not only change the batteries in their alarms, but also to check the date. Smok...Read on...

Don't Wait - Check the Date Info
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Register Today, Early Voting Starts Wednesday


Tuesday, October 11 is your last chance to register to vote before the November 8 Presidential Election. Early voting begins October 12 at the Summit County Board of Elections, 500 Grant Street, Akron. All voting information, including a link to the early...Read on...

Summit County Board of Elections
Posted on: October 7, 2016

City Saves Money by Repairing Instead of Replacing Bridges


Two bridges on Brandywine Drive and Blackberry Drive that crossover Brandywine Creek have been fully rehabilitated. It was initially thought that the bridges would need to be completely replaced, but the City worked to find a better, more cost-effective s...Read on...

Photos and Project Page
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Beware of Ohio Edison Phone Scams


Hudson residents have been receiving scam calls from scammers claiming to be with Ohio Edison. The caller threatens to shut off the customer’s power unless immediate payment is made. Sometimes, the customer is told to use a pre-paid debit card or a money ...Read on...

Ohio Edison Power Shut Off Scams
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Lanes to Shift on SR 91 Near Fishcreek Road Thursday Night


Starting Thursday evening, October 6, 2016, traffic will be shifted from the east side to the west side of the bridge on SR 91 just north of Fishcreek to prepare for the east side bridge demolition. The west side has been widened to accommodate traffic an...Read on...

SR 91 & Norton Road Improvement Project
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Public Hearings at Planning Commission Oct. 10


The Planning Commission will hold four public hearings on Monday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

The Planning Commission will consider the following:

-Approval of a conditional use for the Goldfish Swim School

-An ordinance amending the o...Read on...

Public Hearings Page
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Mosquito Spraying in NE Hudson Tonight


Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight in Northeast Hudson at 8:30 p.m. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-926-5667.

Mosquito spraying in Hudso...Read on...

Summit County Public Health
Posted on: September 30, 2016

It's Public Power Week!


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 advantages of locally grown, locally ...Read on...

Hudson Public Power
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Ellsworth Meadows Named a Top Area Golf Course


Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club is the 2nd Best Golf Course on the Akron-Canton Hot List! The municipally owned course is one of the best around and has been in the top five for the last six years. Haven't been to the course yet? There are plenty of tee-times...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

HFD Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week with Open House Oct. 9


The Hudson Fire Department will kick off National Fire Prevention Week (October 9 through October 15) with its annual Fire Safety Open House, October 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hudson Safety Center on Oviatt Street. Bring the entire family out for a ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Walk or Bike to School October 5


Elementary and middle school students in Hudson will join schools across the United States for Bike/Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5. The local event is organized by Safe Routes Hudson. If you live within two miles of the school, map a route wit...Read on...

Safe Routes Hudson
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Attorney General DeWine Reminds Ohioans of New Child Credit Freeze Law


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is reminding Ohioans of the state’s new child credit freeze law, which took effect Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

“This law gives Ohio families a new way to protect their children from identity theft,...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Hudson Businesses Claim Top Spots on Akron-Canton Hot List

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We already knew that Hudson is home to the best businesses around and the top spots on the 2016 Akron-Canton Hot List proves it. The results feature 25 of Hudson's best businesses in the top five of several categories, and some secured a spot in more than...Read on...

Akron-Canton Hot List
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Barlow Road Now Open

Road Open Ahead

Barlow Road is now open in both directions with the road resurfacing completed. The project included storm water improvements, bike lanes and a new road surface.

Additional projects on Barlow Road will start later this fall and next spring, including ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Time Flies at Gigabit Speeds for Hudson


HUDSON, Ohio (September 29, 2016) – They say time flies when you’re having fun. It also flies when you’re a progressive city. A year ago, the City of Hudson launched Velocity Broadband and began rolling it out to area businesses, making Hudson the first G...Read on...
Posted on: September 23, 2016

WKYC's Michael Estime to Appear at Fire Safety Open House

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Channel 3 meteorologist Michael Estime is bringing WKYC's Weather Advance Mobile unit to the Fire Safety Open House on Sunday October 9, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bring the family and learn about weather safety from one of the best.

W.A.M. covers breaking w...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Official Hudson Trick-or-Treat Date is October 31


Hudson's official citywide Trick-or-Treat is Monday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To make sure everyone has a safe, spooktacular time, please follow these trick-or-treat safety tips:

Walk Safely
• Cross the street at corners, using traffic signa...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Announces Low Fixed Rate for Natural Gas Endorsement Program


Hudson, Ohio, September 19, 2016 – Hudson city officials would like to announce they have chosen Constellation Energy Gas Choice, Inc. (“Constellation”) to provide residents and small businesses with low-cost natural gas supply following a competitive bid...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Hudson Haunted House Starts Friday


The Hudson Haunted House is back for its 44th season starting Friday, September 30 through October 29. Visit the Hudson Haunted House website for prices and times.

Hudson Haunted House
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Snow Plow Contractors Need City Permit

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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.

For regulations regarding snow plow cont...Read on...

Snow Plowing Permits
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Have a Question about Trees? Call our Arborist.


Did you know the City has a highly trained master arborist on staff who can answer questions about tree planting and care? Arborist Tom Munn will schedule private consultations with residents to offer advice on private tree care and determine the overall ...Read on...

Urban Forestry
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Park Lane Declared Merino Way in Rich Merino's Honor


Close friends and family of the late Richard “Rich” Merino gathered downtown Hudson this morning to declare Park Lane “Merino Way” in honor of Rich’s significant contributions to the community. Rich was a lifelong resident of Hudson since 1921.

Mayor B...Read on...

Photos from Ceremony
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Hudson Wins Two Awards at 3CMA Savvy Awards Competition


Hudson, OH (September 20, 2016) – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Hudson won a 1st Place Savvy Award in the Marketing and Tools – Economic Development category for the City’s marketing launch of high-speed Velocity Broadband, which made Hudson the first G...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Book a Tee Time and Sign Up for Chili Open


Ellsworth Meadows has several tee times available before they aerate the greens Monday and Tuesday! The forecast is looking perfect, so book a tee time and enjoy the transition to fall before winter sneaks up on us.

It's also that time of year to reser...Read on...

Book a Tee Time
Posted on: September 19, 2016

No Left Turn on Aurora or SR 303 When on SR 91 South


Whenever there's a change in the traffic pattern, it creates a bit of confusion for motorists. Please note, as of today, there is NO LEFT TURN on Aurora Street or on SR 303 when heading southbound on SR 91 during this phase of the construction. Please avo...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Have a Service Request? There's an App for That

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See something around Hudson that needs the City’s attention, such as a pothole, a dead tree, or a broken street light? Send us a service request right from your smartphone by downloading our Engage Hudson app.

It’s as simple as selecting a category, m...Read on...

Engage Hudson Web Version
Posted on: September 8, 2016

Council Seeking Board/Commission Members

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UPDATE 9/20/16: The City is still looking for applicants for the Cemetery Board and Planning Commission. Please submit applications by 9/30/16.

Hudson relies on volunteer boards and commissions as part of its government process. City Council is accepti...Read on...

Boards and Commissions
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Green on the Green Showed Simple Ways to Help the Environment

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More than 200 people attended Green on the Green on Saturday in spite of the rain. Participants created their own rain barrels to start conserving water, won decorated rain barrels in the raffle, disposed of unwanted electronics and documents, and toured ...Read on...

Green Initiatives
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Mosquito Spraying in North Hudson Tonight


Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes tonight in North Hudson at 8:30 p.m. If the weather prevents spraying, the schedule may be modified and will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-926-5667.

Mosquito spraying in Hudson is...Read on...

Summit County Public Health
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Last Flea Market is September 24

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Start your holiday shopping at the last Hudson Flea Market of the season on September 24 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Evaporator Works. The upscale market with more than 80 vendors offers one-of-a-kind items such as handmade jewelry and wreaths, re-purposed fu...Read on...

Hudson Flea Market
Posted on: September 16, 2016

HCTV Captures Veteran Stories


Hudson Community TV captured the fascinating oral histories of 11 veterans who now live in Hudson. HCTV collaborated with the Laurel Lake community and Frank Youngwerth, host of Good Day Hudson, on the project. HCTV has recorded oral histories of various ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

N. Main Daytime Construction to Start This Week


Construction is continuing on North Main Street with crews beginning daytime construction from State Route 303 to Clinton Street as soon as Monday, September 19. The work on that section is expected to continue through November. This includes all the new ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Green on the Green will be Held Rain or Shine

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Green on the Green will go on rain or shine tomorrow, so we hope to see you there! If you signed up for a rain barrel workshop, they have been condensed into one 9 a.m. workshop and will be held at Barlow Community Center.

Green on the Green
Posted on: September 8, 2016

Ohio Open Doors Honors Historic Sites in Hudson

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Brought to you by the Ohio History Connection, Ohio Open Doors is a statewide effort where Ohio communities open the doors to historic buildings for special tours and programs. The City of Hudson is pleased to announce that it will participate in Ohio Ope...Read on...

Ohio History Website
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Learn Benefits of Rain Gardens & Recycle Electronics Sept. 17

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There are plenty of green tips and activities to look forward to at Green on the Green this weekend.

Learn how a rain garden uses native plants to rid storm water of pollutants, recharge the ground water supply, decrease storm water runoff, enhance th...Read on...

Acceptable e-Waste Items
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Fire Safety Trailer Featured at Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 9

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The Hudson Fire Department’s Fire Safety House trailer is back after a nine-month renovation, and will make its first new-and-improved appearance at the annual Fire Safety Open House on Sunday, October 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hudson Safety Center. ...Read on...

Fire Safety House Trailer Photos
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Crews Replacing Catch Basin Lids

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Hudson crews were replacing catch basin lids last week. The old style lids are not functional and require a large machine to remove them to allow access to the catch basin when repairs or cleaning are needed. The new style features a grate that can be eas...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Voter Registration Deadline is October 11


The voter registration deadline for the November 8 General Election is October 11. Make sure you’re registered by then so you are eligible to vote in this year’s Presidential Election.

You can register online, at any county board of elections, the Sec...Read on...

Voting Information
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Helicopter to Being Inspecting Ohio Edison Lines Monday


Ohio Edison/First Energy will conduct its Annual Vegetation Management Aerial inspections along their transmission lines September 12 through September 30, weather permitting. The inspection determines the effectiveness of the company’s herbicide applicat...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Get Your Permit - Bow Season Starts September 24


Have you gotten your bow hunting permit from the City of Hudson yet? The season starts Saturday, September 24 and runs through Sunday, February 5, 2017. Only bow and arrow and crossbow and bolt are permitted in Hudson. Firearms are prohibited.

Permit ...Read on...

Deer Hunting
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Watch for Deer as Days Become Shorter


As the days become shorter and we move into the fall and winter seasons, visibility during the morning and evening commutes will decrease and deer will become more active. Be cautious while driving to and from work, and be on the lookout for deer and othe...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

See Historical Fire Trucks and Fire Museum September 11

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If you love fire trucks, don’t miss the opportunity to view several trucks dating from the 1900s through 2015. The Hudson Fire Department is hosting the annual Western Reserve Fire Buff’s Fire Truck Muster and Parade on Sunday, September 11.

The publi...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Make Sure Your Family is Prepared for an Emergency


September is National Preparedness Month and focuses on the importance of making a plan with friends and family about what to do and how to communicate in the event of an emergency.

The first step is to make a family emergency communication plan. To g...Read on...

City of Hudson Emergency Communications
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Public Hearings at BZBA and Planning Commission


The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider a Land Development Code amendment regarding the authority of PC, AHBR, and staff.

The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals will hold two pu...Read on...

Public Hearings Page
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Nominate a Business for Annual Business Awards

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The City of Hudson and the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce are seeking nominations for this year’s Annual Business Awards to be held on November 17, 2016 at Jo-Ann Stores’ Conference Center. One or more outstanding Hudson businesses and individuals will b...Read on...

Nomination Instructions
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Leaf Collection Starts October 24


Before we know it, the leaves will start falling and our leaf collection service starts October 24 and runs through November 28. The City is divided into four quadrants, and each quadrant is scheduled for pickup three times during the six-week pickup peri...Read on...

Leaf Collection Page
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Shred Extra Documents at Green on the Green


Have a pile of unwanted documents cluttering your work space at home or don't know where to get rid of the documents containing confidential information? Bring them to be shredded on-site at the Green on the Green event September 17. NeoShred’s mobile shr...Read on...

Green on the Green
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Drop Off Household Hazardous Waste This Month


There are only four more chances to drop off your household hazardous waste at ReWorks’ Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center this year. The center is open every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. through September 29.

Household hazardous waste is th...Read on...

Household Hazardous Waste Website
Posted on: August 26, 2016

City Offices Closed for Labor Day

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City offices will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, September 6.

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Bigfoot is Coming to Hudson Parks


When “Hike Hudson,” Friends of Hudson Parks’ annual hiking event, begins on September 1, participants may be able to spot more than just chipmunks and chickadees. Bigfoot (or at least a life-sized silhouette) will be hiding in each of the 13 parks include...Read on...

Hike Hudson: In Search of Bigfoot Info
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Watch the Force Awaken This Weekend

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Screen on the Green will end another great season with a showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Saturday, September 3. Bring a blanket, chair, and snacks and settle in on the First & Main Green at dusk. May the force be with you.

Additional Information...
Posted on: August 26, 2016

Trash Pickup Delayed One Day for Labor Day


Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day during the week of September 4 due to the Labor Day holiday. The holiday trash pickup schedule is:

Monday, September 5: No Trash Pickup

Tuesday, September 6: Southeast Quadrant

Wednesday, Sep...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Lights Shine on Darrow Road


New lights on Darrow Road are already shining as the second phase of the Darrow Road Lighting Project is almost complete. Hudson Public Power (HPP) installed light poles from Georgetown Road to just before Norton Road to provide better visibility and safe...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Tour the Solar Training Facility September 17


Did you know a portion of Barlow Community Center's power is solar energy? On a sunny day, the 55 solar panels on the roof and the 10 on the ground can generate approximately 50% of the energy needed for the facility’s day-to-day operation.

Barlow Com...Read on...

Green on the Green
Posted on: August 23, 2016

Akron Zoo 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 6 through Sunday, September 11.

During Community Days, Hudson res...Read on...

Akron Zoo
Posted on: August 19, 2016

HFD Hosts Fire Training


Hudson Fire Department hosted fire training for forty-three firefighters from Hudson, Stow, Streetsboro, and Twinsburg last week. The Live Fire Attack trailer from the State Fire Marshall's office allows firefighters to fight a contained live fire with re...Read on...

Fire Training Photos
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Last Summer Concerts are This Weekend


This weekend is your last chance to attend a concert on our greens this summer. The last Summer Music Nights concert will feature Carlos Jones & the PLUS band on Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m. on the First & Main Green. Hudson Bandstand's last concer...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Join Us for Green on the Green September 17


Join the City of Hudson in celebrating the environment at Green on the Green, a fun, eco-friendly event, on Saturday, September 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Gazebo Green. Pick up your free energy efficiency kit, enter to win a rain barrel, learn about ...Read on...

Green on the Green
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Ward 3 and Ward 2 Open Forums Next Week


Councilman Alex Kelemen will hold a Ward 3 Open Forum on August 29 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Barlow Community Center.

Councilman Casey Weinstein will hold a Ward 2 Open Forum on September 1 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Town Hall.

Residents in tho...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Artists to Showcase Work at 36th Art on the Green

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Join the Hudson Society of Artists on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 for the 36th Art on the Green. Come out to the beautiful green just south of SR 303 and on the corner of SR 91 and Ravenna Street to browse the original artwork of more than 1...Read on...

Hudson Society of Artists Facebook Page
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Church Street Now Open


UPDATE: Church Street is now open.
Church Street is closed from College Street to North Oviatt Street due to a water main break. The road will be closed for approximately two hours while repairs are made.

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Enter Hunting Lottery August 29 or 30


Twelve names will be drawn from the lottery for hunting access on the 145-acre City-owned property on Hines Hill Road on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. To enter, hunters must register by calling the Public Works Department at 330-342-1750 between 9 a.m. and ...Read on...

Hunting on City-Owned Land
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Design Firm Chosen for New Salt Dome and Bus Garage


The City selected the Environmental Design Group for the final design of a new salt storage facility and school bus garage at 5810 Hudson Drive. Once the design is finished, we anticipate construction to be completed late next year.

These facilities a...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Ramco Opens New Facility in Hudson


Ramco Specialties, Inc. recently held an open house to showcase its new 165,000 sq. ft. facility on Hudson Industrial Parkway in Hudson. The state-of-the-art building, which the Company moved into at the end of February, consolidates the operations of thr...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Markillie Cemetery Storm Damage Being Repaired


Recently a storm caused damage to the chapel and office at Markillie Cemetery. Trees fell, the roof was damaged, and the office flooded, creating water damage and flooring issues. Repairs and cleanup are in progress and should be completed by next week.Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

Free Reflective Mailbox Numbers for Seniors


EMS Outreach of Hudson is offering free reflective mailbox numbers to seniors who are 65+ at the Hudson Safety Center to bring awareness to one of the critical challenges Hudson safety forces face when trying to keep citizens safe. Both the EMS and Fire d...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Mosquito Spraying in Northwest Hudson Thursday


Summit County will begin spraying for mosquitoes in Northwest Hudson this Thursday at 8:30 p.m. In the event of bad weather, the spray schedule may be modified and the updated schedule will be available by noon the following day by calling 330-926-5667. ...Read on...

Summit County Public Health Mosquito Spraying
Posted on: August 12, 2016

It's Family Week!


August is Kids Month and the theme this week is Family Week. Set aside family time before the kids go back to school. Pack a picnic and venture to one of Hudson's 20 parks, head to the Farmers Market or Flea Market on Saturday, or go to the Summit for Kid...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Help Keep Children Safe This School Year


It’s back-to-school time, which means drivers need to be aware of children who will be walking, biking, and riding the bus to and from school. Western Reserve Academy students return today; Hudson City Schools start Wednesday; Seton Catholic starts next W...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Families Enjoyed Pack the Pond


There was a great turn out for Pack the Pond – the pond was truly packed. Adults and children of all ages enjoyed time on the Hudson Springs Lake and tried out paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes during the beautiful evening. A Hudson Fire Engine and firefi...Read on...

Pack the Pond 2016 Photos
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Learn How To Receive Stormwater Fee Credits

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Fees for the Northeast Ohio Sewer District’s Regional Stormwater Management Program began returning to bills in July, but the Sewer District is hosting informational workshops to help customers learn more about the program and how to apply for residential...Read on...

Rain Barrel Workshop Registration Form
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Learn How to Make Your Own Rain Barrel

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UPDATE: Only four spots left for the 11 a.m. workshop! The 9 a.m. workshop is full. Register now.

We've added a Rain Barrel Workshop to Green on the Green this year. Participants will learn how to make and use a rain barrel at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sat...Read on...

Rain Barrel Workshop Registration Form
Posted on: August 9, 2016

SR 91 Lanes Shifted; Fishcreek Closed Off Eastbound at SR 91

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Traffic on SR 91 has been shifted to one lane northbound and one lane southbound on the east side of SR 91 to prepare for bridge demolition. A temporary signal will be placed at the Shoppes of Stow and Bruegger's Bagel during bridge replacement. Delays sh...Read on...

SR 91 and Norton Road Improvement Project
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Route 8 Work Starts Tonight


Beginning tonight, Monday, August 8, at 7 p.m., SR 8 between Graham Road and SR 303 will be reduced to two lanes in each direction for pavement repairs until further notice.

Beginning the evening of Tuesday, August 9, SR 8 between Graham Road and SR 30...Read on...

ODOT District 4
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Fee Schedule Change Effective August 18


Effective August 18, 2016 the City of Hudson fee schedule for zoning certificates will change in order to simplify the process for applicants and to make the fees comparable to other area communities. Zoning certificates are required from the City of Huds...Read on...

Applications and Permits
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Seventh Annual Summit for Kids is August 20


As part of Kids Month, the seventh Summit for Kids family expo will be held at the John S. Knight Center on Saturday, August 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fun and educational activities will be available for the whole family. The event connects families with ...Read on...

Summit for Kids Website
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Private Fireworks Display Saturday


A private fireworks display will take place at Lake Forest Country Club on Saturday, August 13 at approximately 10 p.m.

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Council Passes Complete Streets Resolution


City Council passed a Complete Streets resolution last week, showing the City's support of the Complete Streets Initiative's principles, including sharing the road with bicyclists. See the full Resolution here:

Complete Streets Resolution
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Vote for Ellsworth Meadows!


Voting is now open for Akron's Hot List. Don't forget to Vote for Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club which was in the top five last year! Ellsworth Meadows, considered by many to be one of the finest public courses in Ohio, is a beautifully manicured 18-hole cou...Read on...

Vote Now
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Veterans Way Park Playground is Open

Veterans Way

Veterans Way Park playground is open and ready for visitors! The new picnic area is still under construction and will be done next week, but the new shade structures are all set to help shade children from the sun. Come check it out!

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Driveways on Barlow Road Affected Today and Tomorrow


Barlow Road Widening and Resurfacing Project Update:

Starting Monday, August 8 and continuing through Tuesday, August 9, the contractor will be cutting out the edge of the roadway on Barlow Road between Terex Road and SR 91 in preparation for the widen...Read on...

Barlow Road Project Page
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Public Hearings at August 8 Planning Commission Meeting


The Planning Commission will hold three public hearings on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall to consider an agricultural use as a conditional use at 7153 Darrow Road; a request for approval of a site plan for an indoor pool at Laurel Lake R...Read on...

Public Hearings Page
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Hudson Springs Park One of the Best Hikes in NE Ohio

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The Northeast Ohio Boomer and Beyond magazine named Hudson Springs Park as one of the best five hikes in Northeast Ohio! Kids of all ages can find something fun to do here, whether it be biking or walking the 2-mile trail, or playing on the playground. Re...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Shop Hudson During the Sales Tax Holiday

sales tax holiday

Take advantage of the Sales Tax Holiday this weekend, Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7, and shop Hudson! Shop for clothing at one of the many trendy merchants and stock up on school supplies for the upcoming school year. The following items are e...Read on...
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Walters Road to be Closed August 8-15


Walters Road will be closed between Meadowridge Way and E. Hines Hill Road approximately August 8 through August 15 to allow for the replacement of the culvert under the road.

Detour Map
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Apply Now for 2016-2017 Deer Hunting Season


Ohio Deer Hunting Season is September 24, 2016 – February 5, 2017. Deer hunting requirements and restrictions, harvest information, tagging information, along with permit information and applications are now available at the Hudson Police Department, 36 S...Read on...

Deer Hunting Page
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Detectors Save Lives

carbon monoxide

Last week, Hudson Fire Department (HFD) responded to a carbon monoxide alarm call and found that the reading was 150 ppm due to a hot water heater malfunction. The normal reading for a residence is 0 ppm. HFD ventilated the home and turned off the boiler....Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Help us Pack the Pond on August 8

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Join Friends of Hudson Parks and Kent State University’s Crooked River Adventures for the 5th anniversary of Pack the Pond on Monday, August 8 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Hudson Springs Park. All are invited to this family-friendly, end-of-summer event....Read on...

Pack the Pond Schedule and Information
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Public Hearing at August 16 Council Meeting

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City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Ordinance No. 16-114 which will amend the Transportation/Circulation/Pedestrian Linkage sections of the Zoning and Development and Site Plan Standards chapter of th...Read on...

Proposed Ordinance No. 16-114
Posted on: July 27, 2016

Veterans Way Park Playground Closed Thursday and Friday


The Veterans Way Park playground will be closed approximately Thursday through Friday as we install new shade structures over the playground. Stay tuned for when it reopens so you can check it out!

Playground Before Picture
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Visual Quality to Improve on HCTV


Please bear with us as Charter Communications (formerly Time Warner) seeks to improve the visual quality of our community-access television programming on Hudson Community Television (HCTV) Channels, 15, 16 and 17. It is a problem on Charter’s end, and t...Read on...

HCTV Live and On-Demand
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Ward 2 Open Forum Rescheduled for September 1

town hall

The Ward 2 Open Forum on August 4 has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall. Tell your neighbors and don’t miss this opportunity to let Councilman Weinstein know what's on your mind.

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Learn How to Safely Use a Crosswalk


Throughout Hudson, there are several different kinds of pedestrian crossing signals. Some have a countdown, some have “don’t walk” or “walk” as the signals, and some use pictures as signals. What do all these signals mean? When am I truly allowed to walk ...Read on...

Crosswalk Safety Tips
Posted on: July 25, 2016

HPD Officer Stops to Help with Bike


One of our Twitter followers tweeted this picture of HPD Officer Dinda who stopped when he observed a little girl having trouble with her bike. Officer Dinda helped fix the front brake so she could ride home safely.

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

Wonder Why the Tree Tips are Brown this Year?

Cicada damage

Wonder why the tips of the trees are turning brown? The culprits are the cicadas. The cicada "flagging" (laying their eggs) is leaving the tips of many tree branches brown. While it looks like a problem, the good news is these large trees will b...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Economic Development


Hudson is fast-becoming the place to do business in Northeast Ohio. Home to more than 900 businesses, Hudson offers advantages for companies that want to locate in a business and family-friendly environment.

See why Hudson is great for businesses.
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Hudson Parks


Hudson loves parks! With more than 1,000 acres of park land, Hudson parks offer opportunities for fishing, boating, sand volleyball, disc golf, ball fields, soccer fields, a skate park, playgrounds, trails, pavilions and more.Read on...

Learn more about our parks ...
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Map It!


Check out Hudson's map site, where we make it easy to find your property, your utilities and other information about features in Hudson with our interactive maps.

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