Town Clerk


                                                                                                                                      Town Clerk Services during Pandemic

Town hall doors are locked to the public but you are welcomed to make appointments by call 978-568-9615 press #2  for the Town Clerk's office.  The Town Clerk's office will have minimal staffing during this pandemic.  We will work within reason to accommodate public requests, keeping the safety and well-being of our staff and the public in mind.

Please take note of the following services that the Town Clerks office provides and is able to continue:

One staff member will be in the office on a rotating basis.  Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.  We can be reached by email, ,or by leaving a message at 978-568-9617  and  someone will be in contact with you. There is usually someone in the office M-F 8-4:30PM and you can contact us by phone.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time for our fellow citizens.  Please follow State guidelines for the health and safety of you and your loved ones.

  • Business Certificates (D’B’A’S, Doing Business As)
  • Renewals can be done by mail or calling for an appointment.
  • If you are being required  to file or show proof of filing  of your status please  contact the town clerk at

 Dogs & Dog licensing

By Mail: Hudson Town Clerk’s office, Or drop off check ormoney order in the Mail drop slot in front of Town Hall. Online payment is accepted as well.

Please be aware that your dog has to be current with their rabies vaccination(s). Please send with your registration.

Those residents 70 years of age or older are allowed a dog license at no cost. Simply reach out and we will send you a new tag. A current rabies vaccination is required to send a dog license.

For any dogs you may find wandering in your neighborhood that appear to be lost, or any other dog related issue, please contact the Animal Control 978-897-5596 so that they can help re-unite the dog to their owner and communicate with the Animal Control officer.

  •       NOTARY PUBLIC                                         

These services will be provided by  calling Town Clerk’s office. 

  • Marriage Intentions

This service will be provided calling 978-568-9615 press # 2.  Please keep in mind that there is a (3) three day waiting period and a license is good for (60) sixty days. Please contact the Town Clerk at or 978-568-9615.

  • Oath of Office for Board and Committee Members 
  •        By call the Town Clerk’s office to make an arrangements  978-568-9615 press 2
  • Public Record Requests

We will do our best to fulfill these requests during this pandemic. With Town offices not open to the public, there may be some information that may be delayed due to research that may involve records that are not easily accessible now.  

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Joan Wordell Town Clerk, CMC,CMMC / Public Records Access Officer 9785689615
Dawn K. Jacobs Assistant Town Clerk
Rebecca Gellenthien Senior Clerk