News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Update on W. Prospect Street Work

Road Work Ahead Sign

The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was found that the pipe in this section also needs replaced. 

Once the wor...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Downtown Phase II Developer Discussion - June 18, 2019

DTP2 Map Cropped

At last night’s City Council Meeting, Council met with Downtown Phase II developer Joel Testa to discuss input received from citizens during the three recent public work sessions. Council asked for the developer’s input regarding the f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Skateboard Park Discussion - June 18, 2019

Hudson Skatepark Drawing Updated 6-2019

At last night’s City Council meeting, legislation requesting an additional $75,000 to enlarge the footprint of the previously authorized skateboard park renovation was on the agenda for a first reading. Hudson Park Board Chairman Keith Smith spo...

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Additional Info... City News & Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Officer Kate Hill Joins Hudson Police Department

Swearing in Kate Hill

Last week, Officer Kate Hill was sworn in by Mayor Basil as a Police Officer with the Hudson Police Department. Officer Hill has worked for the Barberton Police Department since 2016. She attended the University of Akron Police Academy and earned her mast...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Introducing Hudson Headlines!

Hudson Headlines

It's time for Hudson Headlines - our new show where we will bring you timely news and information about what's happening right here in Hudson! Our first topic: Roads. Watch the first episode below.

You can find the Annual Road Programs story map here:https...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Hudson Independence Day Fireworks Celebration Behind the Scenes

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For more than 100 years, the Independence Day Firework Celebration has been a Hudson tradition. Watch the video below for a glimpse of what it takes to put on this amazing show!

Thank you to ForTec Medical, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, residents, and busin...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

W. Prospect Closure Begins Monday

Road Closed

UPDATE 6/21/19: The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was found the pipe in this section also needs replaced. O...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Council Considers Adaptive Signal Technology

Hudson Signal Locations Map

At last night’s City Council Workshop, Hudson City Council watched a presentation on adaptive signal technology and how it can improve traffic flow and throughout the City. 

What is Adaptive Signal Technology?

In the simplest terms, adapt...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Hudson Festival Days Are Almost Here!

Screen on the Green

Hudson Festival Days kicks off a weekend full of events beginning this Thursday!

Hudson Festival Days Events and Activities:

Hudson Home and Garden TourThursday, June 13; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.Friday, June 14; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Event Info...

Ice Cream SocialFriday, ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update 6/7/19

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Thank you to all those who attended the City's three work sessions held to gather suggestions for modifications to the Downtown Phase II plan. A list of comments received during those sessions and by email can be viewed on the City's website (click here f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Recycle Household Hazardous Waste Beginning June 6

Hazardous Waste

Looking for a way to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) such as gasoline, varnish, fluorescent lights, batteries, bathroom cleaners, etc.? ReWorks' Hazardous Waste Recycling Center provides Summit County residents with a free and safe option for r...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Private Fireworks Display June 8

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Western Reserve Academy's alumni event will have a private fireworks display on Saturday, June 8 around dusk.

City News & Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Project Has Begun

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction has begun on Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement project. The work has started at the intersection of Stow Road and Middleton Road. Two way traffic is being maintained by police officers. Expect delays in this area. The entire projec...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update 6/3/19

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The second of three Downtown Phase II public work sessions was held on Saturday.  Approximately 50 people attended to speak with individual council members and provide their suggestions for modifications to the Downtown Phase II plan.  C...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

City Council Adds Downtown Phase II Work Session on June 1

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Hudson City Council has added a Downtown Phase II Work Session on Saturday, June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Town Hall. This session was added to accommodate residents who can’t make weekday evening meetings. The work sessions are to allow residents to s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Downtown Phase II Update

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PAST

Phase I (First & Main) was designed to rejuvenate Main Street and support merchants/businesses with a vibrant mixed-use development.

Phase II was conceived as part of Phase I more than 20 years ago to support First & Main and Main Street with o...

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Downtown Phase II Webpage City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Come Out to Bike-N-Brainstorm June 1

Hudson velo

Have thoughts on how to improve biking in Hudson? Join the City of Hudson and AMATS for an on-road bike ride around the city followed by a brainstorming session to discuss your ideas. The 7-mile bike ride will highlight planned connectivity projects aroun...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Event Season Kicks Off This Weekend!

Hudson Farmers Market (2)

Memorial Day ParadeMonday, May 2710 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

The annual American Legion Family Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10:00 am from Milford Rd and will conclude with a service at Markillie Cemetery. More info...

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Memorial ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Leadership Hudson Announces Grand Opening of Fitness Trail

Cascade Park

The Leadership Hudson Class of 2016 is proud to announce the official grand opening of their class project to benefit the community. The public is invited to the unveiling of a new fitness trail at Cascade Park on Wednesday, June 5th at 5 pm. Cascade Park...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Join Us for the Annual Memorial Day Parade May 27

HPD Color Guard Memorial Day 2016

Memorial Day ParadeMonday, May 27, 201810 AM - 11:30 AM

The parade will assemble on Milford Road which is closed to through traffic starting at 8:00 am. The parade steps off from Milford Road at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a service at Markillie Cemeter...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2019

Scouts Participate in Park Cleanup

Scouts Clean Up 2019

Recently nearly 100 Hudson Scouts BSA, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their families participated in the First Annual Scout Volunteer Day to cleanup Hudson Springs Park and Veteran’s Way Park. 

Serving in partnership with the Hudson Parks ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Recycle Curbside Through Your Regular Trash Hauler

Recycling

To encourage residents to recycle, City Council has made recycling easy by mandating that all Hudson trash haulers offer recycling as part of their regular trash collection services, without an additional fee. It’s much easier to recycle curbside, rather ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Live Stream of City Meetings Currently Unavailable

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We are currently experiencing problems with our live-streaming equipment for City meetings. We are working with the vendor on a solution. Meetings will still be video recorded and will be available to view the day following each meeting. Meeting agendas c...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Don't Miss the Hudson EMS Open House May 19

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Find out how our Hudson EMS is "Called to Care" for our community at the EMS Open House on Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Safety Center, 40 South Oviatt Street. Children can enjoy playing in the bounce house and everyone can enjoy ...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Help Beautify Hudson Cemeteries May 18

Planting Flowers

You're invited to help make the Hudson cemeteries beautiful for Memorial Day! Keep Hudson Beautiful will be cleaning up and planting flowers at Markillie-St. Mary Cemetery on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in honor of those who gave the ultimate s...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 26, 2019

City Hall Project History and Status

City Hall Update

Learn the facts about the history and status of the new City Hall project by watching the City Manager’s Report at a recent Council Meeting below. More information about this project can be found on the project webpage.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 10, 2019

It's Public Service Recognition Week!

Public Service Recognition Week

This week is Public Service Recognition Week! Americans are served every single day by public servants at the federal, state, county and local levels, and these unsung heroes do the work that keeps our communities and nation functioning. Day in and day ou...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2019

It's Tornado Season!

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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 26, 2019

Handling Emergencies West of the Hines Hill Railroad Crossing

railroad crossing

Train traffic has increased over the years, with approximately 70 trains traveling through Hudson each day. Often, it can take 10 minutes or more for a train to clear the crossing and allow vehicles through.

In an emergency, minutes count. To plan for dela...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Where do I Vote in Tomorrow's Election?

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Not sure where you go to vote in tomorrow's Primary Election?  Visit the Summit County Board of Elections website, type in your street number, street direction, and street name for your polling location. The polls are open between 6:30 a.m. and 7...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

First & Main Supports Downtown Phase II

Fairmount

Today, we received the following letter from Randy Ruttenberg, Principal of Fairmount Properties and First & Main in support of Downtown Phase II.
On Saturday, October 9, 2004 Tom and Joy Murdough, along with Fairmount Properties and many Hudson citize...
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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Office Space

Downtown Phase II Logo

Learn about the office space included in Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More info can be found on the project webpage: https://www.hudson.oh.us/1115/Office-Space-Retail

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Exercise Your Right to Vote on May 7

Let your voice be heard. (1)

The Primary Election is coming up next week on Tuesday, May 7. Polls are open between 6:30 AM and 7:30 PM. Be prepared and find your polling location, early voting hours, view your ballot, and more using the links below. Exercise your right to vote on May...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Downtown Phase II: Economic Impacts

Economic Benefit

Find out about the economic impacts of Downtown Phase II by watching the video below. More information can be found here.

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Reminder: Recycling Drop Off Closing May 1

Recycling Center

Reminder: The recycling drop off area located at Oak Grove Park will be closed permanently beginning May 1. At this time, there are no plans to reopen or relocate the recycling drop off area. However, free curbside recycling is available to all Hudson res...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Get the Facts: SR 91 North Turn Lane Project

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The SR 91 North Turn Lane Project runs from Brandywine Drive north to Middleton Road. We are NOT WIDENING North Main Street in the downtown area. The project is part of City Council’s focus on improving the City roadways, and is designed to impr...

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City News & Updates
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 26, 2019

Private Fireworks Display 4/27

Fireworks

American Fireworks will hold its private Demo Night on Saturday, April 27 at dusk. A large number of traditional fireworks will be demonstrated. This event is not open to the public, but the fireworks will be visible from many areas of Hudson.

City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

HPD Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 27

Take Back Day 2019

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Hudson Police Department (HPD) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dan...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Akron Water Customers May Experience Decreased Pressure

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Akron Water customers in Hudson may experience a minimal decrease in pressure beginning today through Monday, April 29. Akron Water is conducting a connection test of the Stow Road Emergency Connection water main. If you experience discolored water, run f...

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City News & Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Left Turn Lane Closure on SR 91 North April 29

Road Closed

Crews will be repairing a catch basin on the southwest corner of SR 91 and SR 303 on Monday, April 29. The left turn lane northbound on SR 91 will be closed and there will be no left hand turns northbound. The work is expected to take place between 9 a.m....

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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

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

UPDATE: Robert J. Zumock, Jr. has been arrested.

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 ...

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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

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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 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

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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 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: 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: 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: 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: June 21, 2019

Update on W. Prospect Street Work

Road Work Ahead Sign

The closure on W. Prospect Street will move down the road to 1715 W. Prospect Street on Monday, June 24. This section of the road was not originally on the schedule, but it was found that the pipe in this section also needs replaced. 

Once the wor...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2019

W. Prospect Closure Begins Monday

Road Closed

On Monday, June 17, West Prospect Street will be closed at the intersection of Hines Hill and West Prospect Street to allow for a culvert replacement. 

Once this work is complete, crews will move down the street to close the road between 1621 and ...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Project Has Begun

Road Work Ahead Sign

Construction has begun on Akron's Middleton Road Waterline Replacement project. The work has started at the intersection of Stow Road and Middleton Road. Two way traffic is being maintained by police officers. The entire project is estimated to last 200 d...

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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