Entries by Andy Horvitz

Old North Road Trail Blazing

Last Thursday, a hearty group of about thirty volunteers braved some rain, swarming mosquitos, and a dense jungle of thorns and poison ivy to cut a loop trail at the Old North Road conservation land. Thank you to all who contributed. Thank you to Glen Davis for providing pizza to the group and to Pam […]

Centennial Beach Project

Please Support the Centennial Beach Project The beach is one of the town’s best assets and has for too long been an under-appreciated and under-utilized resource. This is our opportunity to improve it. A “yes” vote at Town Meeting won’t cost you a cent in new taxes, but you’ll reap all the benefits of this […]

Stretch Energy Code Information Session

Build Greener, Win Grants At the upcoming spring Town Meeting, Hudson will decide whether to implement a Stretch Energy Code for the purpose of becoming a Green Community. Green Community’s are eligible for grants which fund energy saving projects in municipal buildings. So, in addition to the direct benefits of building greener here in Hudson, […]

Business Fundraising Effort Kicks Off

Our Business Fundraising Efforts Have Begun Now Seeking Sponsors!   We are an all-volunteer organization that seeks funding to further our conservation goals. Your financial support enables us to maintain, beautify, and enhance the utilization of, the Town’s conservation properties. Our fundraising appeal: In late 2018 a group of Hudson residents formed a non-profit organization […]

Our First Public Meeting. January 16, 2019

The Trust’s First Public Meeting On Wednesday, January 16th, in the Avidia Bank Community Room, the Hudson Land Trust held its first public meeting. More than thirty residents attended the presentation by the Trust’s board of directors, who were joined by Pam Helinek, Hudson’s Conservation Agent, and Linda Ghiloni of the Community Preservation Committee. The […]

A Message from Our President, Greg Opp

A Brief History of Hudson Before the Pilgrims arrived in North America and established Plimoth Plantation, tribes with names like Narragansett, Ockoocangansett, Wampanoag, and Nipmuck, were living off the land, the rivers, and the lakes in Massachusetts. Eventually, settlers made their way to Hudson as described in reference [1]: Hudson’s recorded history began in the […]

Hudson Forms a Land Trust

Five Residents Form a Board of Directors As the Town has acquired land resources under the CPA, the State requires that the conservation restrictions (CRs) on the properties be held in a trust. Regional trusts, like the Sudbury Valley Trustees, offer this service for a fee, generally between $12,000 and $25,000. The founders of the […]