Hudson, MA - Middlesex County|
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Located only 28 miles from Boston, Hudson is a quiet community of hard-working citizens which offers the beauty of a semi-rural New England town as well as the convenience of a metropolitan suburb. Bisected by the Assabet River, Hudson also hosts numerous streams and two major lakes within its 11 square mile area. Home to several working farms, Hudson is also an economically well-developed community with a wide range of mature industry, including Digital Equipment Corporation's semi-conductor manufacturing facility.
As Hudson is situated at the eastern-most terminus of Route 290, with two exits directly off Interstate 495, the town is accessible to the major cities in eastern Massachusetts and reflects the housing patterns of many of the communities along the Route 495 beltway. A combination of older affordable houses, condominiums and newer houses provide a variety of housing options for those wishing to settle in the area.
Hudson's schools are well supported by the community, and open town meeting government continues to provide Hudson's citizens with the opportunity for enthusiastic involvement in local affairs. Reflecting the basic forthright values of a small New England town, Hudson is an unpretentious community with a strong sense of tradition, a tolerance for differences and a willingness to embrace change.
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