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Encyclopedia > Hudson, Massachusetts
Hudson, Massachusetts
Hudson's Location in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°23′30″N 71°34′00″W / 42.39167, -71.566667
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex County
Settled 1699
Incorporated 1866
Government
 - Type Open town meeting
 - Executive Assistant Paul Blazar
 - Board of Selectmen Joseph Durant
Carl Leeber
Antonio Loura
Fred Lucy II
Santino Parente
Area
 - Town  11.8 sq mi (30.7 km²)
 - Land  11.5 sq mi (29.8 km²)
 - Water  0.3 sq mi (0.9 km²)
Elevation  263 ft (80 m)
Population (2000)
 - Town 18,113
 - Density 1,574.4/sq mi (607.9/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01749
Area code(s) 351 / 978
Website: http://www.townofhudson.org/Home/

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For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Hudson, please see the article Hudson (CDP), Massachusetts. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Hudson is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Hudson in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ...

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History

In 1650, the area that would become Hudson was part of the Indian Plantation for the Praying Indians. The Praying Indians were evicted from their plantation during King Philip's War, and most did not return even after the war ended. 17th century term refering to Native Americans of New England who converted to Christianity. ... Attack King Philips War was an armed conflict between Indian inhabitants of present-day southern New England and English colonists and their Indian allies from 1675–1676. ...


The first European settlement of the Hudson area occurred in 1699 when settler John Barnes, who had been granted an acre of the Ockookangansett Indian Plantation the year before, built a gristmill on the Assabet River on land that would one day be part of Hudson. By 1701, Barnes had also built a sawmill on the river and had built a bridge across it. Over the next century, Hudson grew slowly. World map showing the location of Europe. ... John Barnes is the name of several people: John Barnes, science fiction author John Barnes, Jamaican-born England footballer John Barnes, Australian Rules football player John Barnes, programming language designer Johnny Barnes, Bermudan This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same... // This article is about crop plantations. ... Gristmill with water wheel, Skyline Drive, VA, 1938 A gristmill is a building where grain is ground into flour. ... The Assabet River near Route 2, Concord, Massachusetts. ... A sawmill is a facility where logs are cut into boards. ...


Hudson was part of Marlborough, and was known as Feltonville for part of that time, until its incorporation in 1866. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


As early as June 1743 Hudson-area residents petitioned to break away from Marlborough and become a separate town, but this petition was denied by the Massachusetts General Court. The Massachusetts General Court is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ...


Men from the present Hudson area fought with the minutemen on April 19, 1775. Lexington Minuteman representing John Parker Minutemen is a name given to members of the militia of the American Colonies, who vowed to be ready for battle in a minutes notice. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Year 1775 (MDCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...


In 1859, Feltonville (as Hudson was then called), received its first railroads. This allowed the development of larger factories, some of the first in the country to use steam power and sewing machines. By 1860, Feltonville had 17 shoe and shoe-related factories, which attracted immigrants from Ireland and French Canada. Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This is the top-level page of WikiProject trains Rail tracks Rail transport refers to the land transport of passengers and goods along railways or railroads. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A steam engine is a heat engine that makes use of the potential energy that exists as pressure in steam, converting it to mechanical work. ... A sewing machine is a mechanical (or electrical) device that joins fabric using thread, in a manner similar to manual sewing. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... A shoe is an item of footwear worn on the foot or feet of a human, dog, cat, horse, or doll. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


Feltonville residents fought during the Civil War for the Union side. Twenty-five men died doing so. Many houses, including the Goodale House on Chestnut Street (Hudson's oldest building, dating from 1702) and the Curley home on Brigham Street (now known as the Rice Farm), were stations on the Underground Railroad. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... This does not cite any references or sources. ...


In 1865, Hudson-area residents again petitioned for Feltonville to become a separate town. This petition was approved by the Massachusetts General Court on March 19, 1866. The new town was named Hudson in honor of childhood resident Charles Hudson, who donated $500 to the new town for it to build a library. is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Charles Hudson (1828 - 1865) was an Anglican chaplain and mountain climber from Skillington, Lincolnshire. ... Julio Pérez Ferrero Library - Cúcuta, Colombia A modern-style library in Chambéry A library is a collection of information, sources, resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, an institution, or a private individual. ...


Over the next twenty years, Hudson grew exponentially. Two woolen mills, an elastic-webbing plant, a piano case factory, and a factory for waterproofing fabrics by rubber coating were built, as well as banks, five schools, a poor farm, and the town hall that is still in use today. The population hovered around 5,500 residents, most of whom lived in small homes with little backyard garden plots. The town maintained five volunteer fire companies, one of which manned the Eureka Hand Pump, a record-setting pump that could shoot a 1.5-inch stream of water 229 feet. The term mill, depending on context, can refer to: Mill (factory) – a place of business for making articles of manufacture; e. ... A short grand piano, with the top up. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Fabric may mean: Cloth, a flexible artificial material made up of a network of natural or artificial fibres Fabric (club), a London dance club Fibre Channel fabric, a network of Fibre Channel devices enabled by a Fibre Channel switch using the FC-SW topology This is a disambiguation page, a... “Banker” redirects here. ... Students in Rome, Italy. ... Poor farms were county-run residences where paupers (mainly elderly and disabled people) were supported at public expense. ... City Hall is a 1996 film directed by Harold Becker. ... It has been suggested that Firefighter Assist and Search Team be merged into this article or section. ...


Then, disaster struck on July 4, 1894, when a fire started by two boys playing with firecrackers burnt down 40 buildings and 5 acres of central Hudson. The cost of damages done was estimated at $400,000. However, the courageous and willing Hudson residents rebuilt the town within a year or so. is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... See Firecracker (album) for information on the Lisa Loeb album. ...


By 1900, Hudson's population had reached about 7,500 residents, and the town had built its own power plant, so some homes were wired for electricity. Electric trolley lines were built that connected Hudson with the towns of Leominster, Concord, and Marlborough. The factories in town continued to grow, attracting immigrants from England, Germany, Portugal, Lithuania, Poland, Greece, Albania, and Italy. These immigrants usually lived in boardinghouses near their places of employment. By 1928, 19 languages were spoken by the workers of the Firestone-Apsley Rubber Company. Today, the only major ethnic group left in Hudson (besides Irish) is the Portuguese. About one-third of Hudson residents are Portuguese or are of Portuguese descent. The Portuguese community in Hudson maintains the Hudson Portuguese Club[1], which now has a newly-rebuilt, state-of-the-art clubhouse. The Hudson Portuguese Club was established in the mid-1910s, and has outlived other ethnic clubs, such as the town's long gone Italian Club. A power station (also power plant) is a facility for the generation of electric power. ... This article refers to the mass transit vehicle running on rails. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1653 Incorporated 1740 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Dean J. Mazzarella  - City Council Dennis A. Rosa John Dombrowski James Lanciani, Jr Virginia Tocci David E. Rowlands (Ward 1) Wayne A. Nickel (Ward 2) Claire M... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1635 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  25. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total... Boarding House is a privately owned house,in which individuals or families on vaccation, holidays, deputition,transfered on temporary duties, on some particular training,short&mediun tenure visitors,working professionals & lodgers,rent one or more rooms sets for one or more nights,sometimes for extended periods of weeks, months and...


Hudson's population remained about the same until after World War II, when developers started to buy out some farms that rimmed and still do rim the town. The new houses that were built on this land more than doubled Hudson's population. Recently, high-technology companies have sprung up around Hudson. Although the population of Hudson is now about 20,000, the town still maintains the traditional town meeting form of government. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... High tech refers to high technology, technology that is at the cutting-edge and the most advanced currently available. ... A town meeting is a meeting where an entire geographic area is invited to participate in a gathering, often for a political or administrative purpose. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 30.7 km² (11.8 mi²). 29.8 km² (11.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (2.87%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Towns

Hudson is bordered by five other towns:


Bolton and Stow on the north, Marlborough on the south, Sudbury on the east, and Berlin on the west.   Bolton is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Stow is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Compass rose with north highlighted and at top Look up North in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ...   Berlin is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,113 people, 6,990 households, and 4,844 families residing in the town. The population density was 608.1/km² (1,574.4/mi²). There were 7,168 housing units at an average density of 240.7/km² (623.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.12% White, 0.91% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.40% from other races, and 1.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.06% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,990 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.11. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $58,549, and the median income for a family was $70,145. Males had a median income of $45,504 versus $35,207 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,679. About 2.7% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Hudson students have the choice of three school districts they can attend, two public and one private. The two public school districts are Hudson Public Schools, a district open to any Hudson residents, and Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School District, which is open to students from the 11 towns of Marlborough, Hudson, Maynard, Berlin, Boylston, West Boylston, Clinton, Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough, and Southborough. The private school district is Saint Michael's Schools, a Catholic district run by Saint Michael's Parish. The superintendent of Hudson Public Schools is Nina Shialkin, who was elected superintendent by the school committee this June. She replaced interim superintendent Madeline Brick, who was interim superintendent until the successor of former superintendent Sheldon Berman, who became superintendent of the Louisville, Kentucky school district, was chosen. The superintendent of Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School District is Eugene Carlo. The Saint Michael's Schools district does not have a set superintendent. Instead, Saint Michael's Parish pastor Rev. Walter Carreiro (who is leaving to be pastor of St. Anthony's Church in Cambridge) serves as administrator for the two schools under the district. The term public school has two contrary meanings: In England, one of a small number of prestigious historic schools open to the public which normally charge fees and are financed by bodies other than the state, commonly as private charitable trusts; here the word public is used much as in... Private schools, in the United States, Australia, Scotland, and other English-speaking countries, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public funds. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...   Maynard is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Berlin is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Boylston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... West Boylston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Clinton is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1722 Incorporated 1727 Government  - Type Representative town meeting  - Town    Manager Daniel J. Morgado  - Board of    Selectmen Bruce Card Maurice DePalo Thomas Fiore John Lebeaux James A. McCaffrey Area  - Town  21. ... Nickname: The Hundredth Town Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1675 Incorporated 1717  - Board of Selectmen George Barrette (chair) Lydia Goldblatt Susan Abladian George Thompson Leigh Emery Area    - City 56. ... Northborough is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Southborough is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Superintendent may refer to: Superintendent (education), an education executive or administrator Superintendent (police), a police rank Superintendent (United States Air Force), a United States Air Force position In buildings, a manager, a maintenance or repair person, a custodian or janitor. ... “Louisville” redirects here. ... Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Wycliffe Tyndale · Luther · Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Pope · Archbishop of Canterbury Patriarch of Constantinople Christianity Portal This box:      A pastor is an... Saint Anthony may be: Saints Anthony the Great (251–356) Anthony of Lérins Anthony of Lisbon (also of Padua) (1195–1231) Anthony of Kiev (? - 1073) Groups Order of St. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1636 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kenneth Reeves (D) Area  - City  7. ...


Public schools

  • John F. Kennedy Middle School is a public middle (or junior high) school that serves grades 6 through 7. It was built in the early 1960s and was named after then recently assassinated President John F. Kennedy. The principal is Madeline Brick and the vice principal is Matthew Gaffny.[2]
  • Carmela A. Farley Elementary School is a public elementary school that serves grades 1 through 5 (Farley also has a kindergarten class and used to have a preschool class). It was built in the 1950s and was named after long-time Hudson educator Carmela A. Farley. The building has also served as the high school and the middle school. The principal is George Calnan, who is retiring after this school year, and will be replaced by MacDonald.[3]
  • Joseph L. Mulready Elementary School is a public elementary school that serves grades 1 through 5 (Mulready also has a kindergarten class). It was originally named the Cox Street School after the street it is located on, but was renamed after former Hudson superintendent Joseph L. Mulready. The principal is Charlene Cooke.[4]
  • Forest Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school that serves grades 1 through 5 (Forest Ave also has a preschool class and a kindergarten class). It was completed in 1975 and is named after Forest Avenue, the street it is located on. The principal is Nancy Dahlstrom.[5]
  • Hudson High School, or HHS, is a public high school that serves grades 8 through 12 (HHS also has two preschool classes). The new multi-million-dollar building was finished in 2004, the same year the old building, which was built in the early 1970s, was demolished. The prinicipal is John Stapelfeld and the assistant principals are Dan McAnespie and David Champigny.[6]
  • Cora Hubert Kindergarten Center is a public kindergarten center. It occupies the former New Broad Street School building, which was built in 1924, and it is now named after Hudson educator Cora Hubert. The principal is Linda Corbin.[7]
  • Note: Some Hudson students attend Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, a public regional vocational high school that serves grades 9 through 12. The school was opened in 1973, and was named after the Assabet Valley that was formed by the Assabet River, as it is where the district's towns are located in. The principal of the school is Mary Jo Nawrocki.[8]

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Private schools

  • Saint Michael's School is a private Catholic primary school that serves grades 1 through 8 as well as kindergarten. It was built in the late 1910s/early 1920s and is administered by Saint Michael's Catholic Parish. The principal is Patricia Delaney.[9]
  • Hudson Catholic High School, or HCHS, is a private Catholic high school that serves grades 9 through 12. It was completed in 1959 and is administered by Saint Michael's Catholic Parish. The principal is Caroline Flynn and the assistant principal is Mark Wentworth.[10]

A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Hudson Catholic High School is a co-ed Catholic school in Hudson, Massachusetts, USA. Its motto is Esse Quam Videri which translates as To be rather than to seem. Prominent Alumni include former governer Paul Celluci. ...

Religion

Houses of Worship

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Churches no longer in use

  • Christ the King Roman Catholic Church (merged with Saint Michael's Church in 1994 to form one parish) This Church was closed due to financial hardship of the local parish. This church closed at the same time as the Archbishop of Boston was closing churches to help pay the sex abuse lawsuits. However, Christ the King was not closed by the Archdiocese, it was closed locally. http://www.rcab.org/Parish_Reconfiguration/closures.html/
  • Union Church of All Faiths, possibly the smallest church in the US, built by the Rev. Louis W. West

A very small fraction of the town's population is Jewish and Orthodox, but there is not yet a synagogue or an Orthodox church in Hudson. The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... Separate articles treat Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Orthodox Judaism. ... A synagogue (from ancient Greek: , transliterated synagogÄ“, assembly; Hebrew: beit knesset, house of assembly; Yiddish: , shul; Ladino: , esnoga) is a Jewish house of worship. ... It has been suggested that Ecclesia (Church) be merged into this article or section. ...


Youth Sports

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Notable residents

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References

 *Halprin, Lewis, and the Hudson Historical Society. (2001). Images of America: Hudson. Charleston, SC: Acadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-0073-9. 

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