News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2019

Water Bottle Proceeds to Go Towards a Water Bottle Filling Station

Keep Hudson Beautiful Water Bottles and Filling Station

Keep Hudson Beautiful water bottles are now available for $12 at Destination Hudson. The City of Hudson and the Environmental Awareness Committee are selling these bottles to raise funds for the purchase of a water bottle filling station. 

When pu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2019

Ingleside Bridge Replacement Public Meeting May 1

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Hudson is performing the design and environmental analysis for the Ingleside Drive Bridge, that will include removing and replacing the bridge over Brandywine Creek. An Open House will be held on May 1, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the City Municipal Se...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

It's Tornado Season!

tornado

The weather in Ohio can turn severe within seconds. We experienced this this past Sunday (4/14/19) when the weather looked clear, but the tornado sirens went off due to a Tornado Warning for Summit County. Watch the video below to learn what it means when...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Get the Facts: Who Would Pay for Downtown Phase II?

Downtown Phase II Logo

Most of the investment in Downtown Phase II would be paid for by the developer. The developer will receive NO TAX ABATEMENTS for this project. 

Currently, the City has invested approximately $10 million in the cost to purchase the land, build a ne...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Hudson Police Issue Arrest Warrants for Car Theft Suspect

Roberts J Zumock Jr

On April 17, 2019 the Hudson Police Department issued arrest warrants for 32-year-old ROBERT J. ZUMOCK, JR of Streetsboro on the following charges:  Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Receiving Stolen Property (2 counts) and Misuse of Credit Cards.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Economic Development Year in Review

2018 ED Year in Review Graphic

During last night's Council Meeting, Economic Development Director Jim Stifler presented the economic development year in review.  Read the summary of the presentation here.  View the presentation by clicking on the #9 Discussion Item se...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Traffic and Parking

parking traffic

Learn about the City’s plans to address traffic impacts in Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More info: https://www.hudson.oh.us/1026/Traffic 

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Barlow Road Closure Begins April 15

Road Closed

As part of the Annual Asphalt Program, a section of Barlow Road will be lowered, from Towbridge Drive to the Metro Bike Trail. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 15. Barlow Road will be closed for approximately 3 to 5 days from Terex Road to Towb...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Hydrant Flushing to Continue Through April 19

fire hydrant

Hydrant flushing in Hudson will continue through Friday, April 19. Residents may notice discolored water for a short time during the flushing program. If your water is discolored, run it until it becomes clear. Even if water is discolored, it is safe to d...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Clock Tower Faces Refurbishing Begins April 15

Clock Tower

What?

As part of the City’s clock tower maintenance plan, the clock faces will be refurbished beginning Monday, April 15. The faces of the clock are comprised of a plexiglass type of glass, wood framing, and cast-iron numerals. All these componen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Get the Facts - What's the status of 94 Owen Brown?

94 owen brown

The City has secured the right of first refusal for the one-acre 94 Owen Brown parcel as part of the agreement to purchase four acres, including Windstream's 100 Owen Brown building, which is now being demolished. The right of first refusal means Windstre...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Can't make it to the polls May 7? Vote Absentee.

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Can't make it to the ballot on May 7? Let your voice be heard by voting with an Absentee Ballot. Simply fill out an absentee ballot application, available online on the Summit County Board of Elections Website, or pick up an application at Hudson's Munici...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Council Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions

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Hudson relies on volunteer boards and commissions as part of its government process. City Council is accepting applications for openings on the Architectural and Historic Board of Review, the Economic Growth Board, and the Hudson Community Television Advi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Juuling Education Event to be Held for Parents

Juuling poster

Hudson Community First is holding an information session for parents to learn about the dangers and addictive nature of e-cigarettes/Juuling. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 30 in the Hudson High School Media Center.

Schedule of Events:

6:30 - 7:00...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Hudson's Downtown Phase II Project

Downtown Phase II

Want to know more about Downtown Phase II? Watch the video below that offers facts about the development to help educate and inform citizens about the project. For more information about Downtown Phase II, visit the project page.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Hudson Named Global Top7 Intelligent Community by ICF

Top7 Hudson Logo

The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) named Hudson, Ohio a Top7 Intelligent Community of 2019. The global Top7 list includes communities from the United States, Canada, Australia, and Taiwan. One of these communities will be named the Intelligent Communit...

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Hudson's Journey to Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Annual Asphalt and Concrete Programs to Begin This Month

Barlow Road Picture

The annual Asphalt Resurfacing Program and Concrete Program are yearly projects that aim to improve roadways throughout the City.

The annual Concrete Program will begin on Monday April 1 at Hudson Fire Department. One lane will be closed on South Oviatt St...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2019

SR 303 Entrance Ramp Closures to SR 8 Evening of 4/9

Road Closed

Road Construction Update from ODOT: Beginning on Tuesday evening, April 9, at 8 p.m. the ramps from SR 303 to SR 8 northbound and southbound will be closed through Wednesday morning, April 10 at 6 a.m. for pavement repairs. The detour will be Chi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Where to Place Political Signs

Yard Sign

With the primary election on May 7, political signs are popping up throughout the City. Hudson welcomes political signs, but they must be placed on private property (with the permission of the property owner) and not in the public right-of-way. Signs also...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Learn More About Housing Options in Downtown Phase II

Housing

With Hudson’s aging demographics, Downtown Phase II will offer housing styles for baby boomers who want to downsize and stay in Hudson and young professionals who like to live close to where they work. Town homes with first-floor masters, sidewa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Velocity Broadband Isn't Just for Business Anymore

Fiber Line Addresses

The City of Hudson has announced that additional addresses along the existing City-owned and operated fiber line are now eligible to sign up for Velocity Broadband internet and phone service. The goal of Velocity Broadband is to enable connectivity and co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Recent Burglaries in Nearby Cities Involving Vacant Homes

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The Hudson Police Department has become aware of a recent rash of burglaries involving vacant homes listed for sale. These burglaries have occurred in surrounding communities, including Stow, Bath, Richfield, and Akron. The burglars are stealing furnishin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Leadership Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

Taste of Hudson

Leadership Hudson educates individuals who live and work in Hudson about the city government, schools, businesses, and organizations that make up the community. Throughout its 17 years, Leadership Hudson classes have collaborated to make innovative additi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Drug Safe Hudson - Creating an Intelligent Community

2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Hudson Police Department, the Hudson Community Foundation, Hudson Community First, and Hudson High School students have co-created a broad and inclusive coalition called Drug Safe Hudson, taking efforts into their own hands to prevent drug abuse and a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Statewide Tornado Drill is 3/20

Statewide Tornado Drill

Hudson will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday, March 20 at 9:50 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill is on a weather-permitting basis and the sirens will not be activated if threatening weather exists.

City News & Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2019

RAMCO - Creating an Intelligent Community

RAMCO

A few years ago, the City of Hudson and RAMCO Specialities, Inc. worked together to find a solution where this innovative company could stay and grow in Hudson. Fast forward to today and Hudson is home to RAMCO and its 165,000-square-foot state-of-the-art...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

It's Sunshine Week

Sunshine week

Throughout the year, the City of Hudson works diligently to provide public access to government records and information and to ensure that all meetings of deliberative bodies under its jurisdiction, and their committees, are fully announced and open to th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

HPP Recognized for Reliable Electric Service to the Community

HPP Reliability

Hudson Public Power has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2018. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned e...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Stormwater Open House is March 20

Morse Road Existing Site

The City of Hudson encourages the public to attend an open house and share their thoughts regarding the proposed stormwater management design for the proposed Downtown Phase II development.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Bar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Ellsworth Meadows Gearing Up For Season With Improvements

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club

Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club, owned and operated by the City of Hudson, made several improvements to the course last year that will enhance the golfing experience for golfers this season.

The newly redesigned 9th Hole opened last season to great reviews. Th...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Visit Us at the Hudson Community Expo March 16

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We'll be at the Hudson Community Expo Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hudson High School! Stop by to chat with some of our Hudson Council members and Mayor Basil, find City department information, and visit our booths:

Hudson Police Department...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Hack18 - Creating an Intelligent Community

Hack 18

In 2018, the City of Hudson and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation held a civic Hackathon called Innovate Hudson: Hack18. This event, held during Global Entrepreneurship Week, brought together students from Hudson City Schools, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Acad...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

SR 8 sign

Update from ODOT: Beginning on Monday, March 11 until further notice, SR 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 will have various daily lane restrictions for roadway construction. This $58 million pavement reconstruction project is sche...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Spring forward! Time to test your smoke alarm batteries

Spring forward check smoke alarms

Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend! On Sunday, March 10th at 2 a.m., clocks will spring forward one hour. In addition to remembering to change your clocks, this is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Did you know 3 out of 5 ho...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Owen Brown Street Closed Sunday

owen brown closure

The Hudson Water Department will be replacing a water valve on Owen Brown Street between Lennox and Morse on Sunday, March 10. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Seton Catholic School - Creating an Intelligent Community

Harvesting Tower Garden

Seton Catholic School, with a student body of approximately 420, has integrated extensive sustainability initiatives into its facilities and curriculum. The students at Seton Catholic are learning to be mindful of human impact on the planet and to think a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community

Library

As a community leader, the Hudson Library & Historical Society promotes digital equality by introducing, educating, and empowering the community through the latest technological advancements. Learn about the multitude of programs and opportunities the...

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Hudson Library - Creating an Intelligent Community City News & Updates
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Downtown Phase II will be on May 7 Election Ballot

Render 1 - Morse Road Looking North

City Council has authorized placing a ballot issue for an advisory vote on the May 7 primary election. Like the advisory election held for First & Main, this issue asks voters if the City should continue with development of Downtown Phase II.

The quest...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Hudson City Schools - Creating an Intelligent Community

Digital Equality

Hudson City School District's focus on digital equality, innovation, sustainability, extensively preparing students for college and the workforce, and more has aided in positioning Hudson for the future. Learn about Hudson City School District's exciting ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Council Renews Preferred Hauler Contract with Republic Services

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On February 19, City Council approved a new three-year contract with Republic Services as the City’s Preferred Trash and Recycling Hauler. The purpose of the Preferred Hauler Program is to offer quality services at lower prices to residents. Wit...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

WRA - Creating an Intelligent Community

WRA Innovation

Hudson is embracing a culture of innovation, problem solving, and collaboration in order for Hudson to remain relevant while preserving its significant history. The City is focused on collaborating with local schools, organizations, and businesses to fost...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

It's Pothole Season - Report It with Engage Hudson

Engage Hudson

The extreme changes in temperature plus the amount of rain throughout the last few weeks has taken a toll on Hudson’s roadways, and potholes have been popping up more often. Potholes can form in a matter of minutes due to the expansion and contr...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Sign Up for Rain Barrel Workshop March 16

Green on Green Rain Barrel  Workshop

The City and Tinker's Creek Watershed Partners are offering two Rain Barrel Workshop sessions at the Hudson Community Expo on Saturday, March 16! Learn how to make your own rain barrel, how to use it, and how it is a great way to conserve water. Participa...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Real Estate Tax Relief Available to Victims of Recent Storm

Summit Fiscal Office

Akron, Ohio, February 25, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent sto...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Wolves? No. Coyotes? Probably.

Coyote

Wolves? No. Coyotes? Probably. A recent social media post mentioned the possibility of wolves in Hudson. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources there have been no reports of wolves in Northeast Ohio. More likely, they were coyotes, which ar...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Lisa Radigan Appointed to Ward 2 Vacant Seat

Town Hall Winter

At last night's City Council meeting, Lisa Radigan was unanimously appointed to fill the vacant Ward 2 City Council seat. Lisa has been a resident of Hudson for four and a half years and is Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy Chief Legal Offi...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Downtown Phase II Architectural Renderings Now Available

DTHP2 Render - Road A Looking West

What will Downtown Phase II look like? Architectural renderings of Downtown Phase II are now on our website. These are conceptual drawings that will begin discussions toward finalizing the architecture of the project, which would go through City Council a...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 21, 2019

The Section 8 Housing Myth

DTPHII Render - Owen Brown Looking North at Village Way

Lots of rumors are flying about Section 8 housing in Downtown Phase II, so let’s look at the facts. 

First, the 30-unit apartment complex with lease rates above market value has been removed from the Downtown Phase II plan at Council&...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Here's the Latest on the LDC Update

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The City began the process of updating its entire Land Development Code (LDC) in the Spring of 2018. At the February 5, 2019 City Council Meeting, the LDC Update was narrowed at Council's direction to only focus on Administrative changes and a few issues ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2019

City to Close Recycling at Oak Grove Park - Recycle Curbside Instead!

Recycling Center

Based on recommendation from the Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC), the City of Hudson will be closing the recycling area located at Oak Grove Park by May 1, 2019.  

The EAC cited the following continuous operational and budgetary challenges...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Hudson Parks Seeks Sponsors for AED Units

AED Unit

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States and can happen to anyone at any time. Less than 10% of victims survive. Thousands of people of all ages use the Hudson Parks every week for physical activities such as jogging, dog walking,...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2019

City Offices Closed for President's Day

President's Day

City Offices will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of President's Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, February 19. The sanitation schedule will not be affected.

City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2019

City Launches Online Construction and Road Projects Maps

Construction Projects Interactive Map

Wondering if your road is on the construction schedule this year? Curious about the status of a stormwater project? Hudson has launched online, interactive maps that make it easy to check the status of a project.

By clicking on the “Construction ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Council Considers Brine Well for Water Treatment Plant

Brine Well Map

Hudson City Council is considering the construction of a brine well to supply brine for the water treatment plant. The well would be located near the City’s water treatment plant. The City has secured the necessary permits from the Ohio Department of Natu...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Metro SWAT Demonstrates Tactics During Training

SWAT Training

What exactly does Metro SWAT do? Four Hudson Police officers, one Hudson paramedic, and the Hudson EMS Medical Director all participate in this specialized team. Take a look!

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Fire Safe Seniors Program Begins Product Installations

Fire Safe Seniors

It’s not too late to participate in the Hudson Fire Department’s Fire Safe Seniors Program that provides fire safety products free to Hudson seniors age 65 and older. Installation of these products will begin this month and will contin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Update: Akron Water's Middleton Rd. Waterline Replacement Project

Middleton Road Photo

Read the latest on Akron Water's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement Project below. You can find more information about this project here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2019

State of the City 2019

2019 State of the City

On Wednesday, January 23, Hudson City Manager Jane Howington, Chief Innovation Officer Paul Leedham, Chief Economic Officer Jim Stifler, and Community Relations Manager Rhonda Kadish delivered the 2019 State of the City Address at the Hudson Chamber of Co...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update

DTPHII Update

Find out the latest about the Downtown Phase II area by watching the update video.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Ward 4 Forum Postponed - New Date is Feb. 6

Ward 4 Open Forum

The Ward 4 Open Forum originally scheduled for January 30 has been postponed due to the extreme cold. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 6 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

The Ice Rink is Open

Ice Rink

The Hudson Ice Rink is open and ready for skaters! The rink is located at Hudson Springs Park and is open dawn to dusk. The rink will remain open as long as temperatures stay low enough to keep it frozen. Remember to be mindful of the weather and temperat...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Trash Collection Updates

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AA Sanitation:

AA Sanitation is running on schedule.

Kimble:

Kimble is currently running on schedule, though route times may vary slightly as drivers work to maintain their schedules. Kimble asks that trash is put out the evening before your normally schedul...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Stay Eco-Friendly During the Super Bowl

Football

The Cleveland Browns may not be in the Super Bowl this year, but you may still be hosting parties on February 3. The Environmental Awareness Committee has some suggestions to keep your party environmentally friendly.

  • Skip the disposable party items. Avoid ...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Keep Sidewalks Clear

Shoveling Snow

As we all continue clean up after this weekend's snow event, please remember to keep your sidewalks shoveled to allow safe travel throughout the City. Also, keep your mailbox and house numbers clear of snow so safety forces can easily find you in case of ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors Offering Food to Federal Employees

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Effective immediately, if you are a federal employee not receiving a pay check due to the government shut down, Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors is offering free food to you and your family. You must live in Hudson, Cuyahoga Falls, Stow, Munroe Falls, or Pen...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Letter from the Council President on Downtown Phase II

Letter from Bill Wooldredge 10-24-2018

Following is a letter from Council President Bill Wooldredge regarding Downtown Phase II.  To view the letter, click here.

October 24, 2018

To all Hudson residents and businesses:

     As Hudson City Council President, I s...

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City News & Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2019

Barlow Road Closure Begins April 15

Road Closed

As part of the Annual Asphalt Program, a section of Barlow Road will be lowered, from Towbridge Drive to the Metro Bike Trail. Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 15. Barlow Road will be closed for approximately 3 to 5 days from Terex Road to Towb...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2019

SR 303 Entrance Ramp Closures to SR 8 Tonight

Road Closed

Road Construction Update from ODOT: Beginning on Tuesday evening, April 9, at 8 p.m. the ramps from SR 303 to SR 8 northbound and southbound will be closed through Wednesday morning, April 10 at 6 a.m. for pavement repairs. The detour will be Chi...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Road Construction Updates 3/29/19

road work ahead

The annual Asphalt Resurfacing Program and Concrete Program are yearly projects that aim to improve roadways throughout the City.

The annual Concrete Program will begin on Monday, April 1 at Hudson Fire Department. One lane will be closed on South Oviatt S...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

SR 8 Pavement Replacement Project Update

SR 8 sign

Update from ODOT: Beginning on Monday, March 11 until further notice, SR 8 northbound and southbound between Graham Rd. and SR 303 will have various daily lane restrictions for roadway construction. This $58 million pavement reconstruction project is sche...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Owen Brown Street Closed Sunday

owen brown closure

The Hudson Water Department will be replacing a water valve on Owen Brown Street between Lennox and Morse on Sunday, March 10. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this necessary work.

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Road Construction Updates