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Gloucester homeowner Heidi Warford clears her roof. (WBZ-TV)

Snow, Rain Pose Potential Roof Collapse Problems For Mass. Homeowners, Business Owners

With snow and rain falling this weekend, the risk of roof collapses is a growing concern for Massachusetts homeowners and business owners.

02/21/2015

Workers clear snow from a roof (WBZ-TV)

Weekend Snow, Rain Could Lead To Roof Collapses

With more snow, and possibly rain on the way, now is the time for residents to clear snow off their roofs.

02/19/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker at the MEMA  bunker (WBZ)

What’s He Wearing? Where’s He Sleeping? A Flurry Of Blizzard Queries For Baker

Baker took some time to answer some lighthearted questions about the storm.

01/27/2015

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Tips For Staying Safe During The Blizzard Of 2015

MEMA is offering safety tips to Bay State residents before a dangerous winter storm moves in Monday night.

01/26/2015

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency staff work Sunday night in Framingham ahead of a potential nor'easter Monday night. (WBZ-TV)

State Warns Of Potentially ‘Destructive’ Blizzard, ‘Life-Threatening’ Travel

Officials are preparing for stranded drivers, outages and coastal evacuations.

01/25/2015

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Marathon Security To Include 3,500 Police; Backpacks Discouraged

More than 3,500 police officers will patrol this year’s Boston Marathon, more than double the number deployed last year, when two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.

03/10/2014

A man clear snow off his roof. (WBZ-TV)

MEMA Issues Roof Collapse Warning

Weeks of snowfall piling up on area roofs has prompted Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to issue a warning.

02/20/2014

Emergency responders help evacuate residents in Duxbury. (Photo from Jim Armstrong)

National Guard Rescues South Shore Families After Nor’easter

The National Guard helped rescue several families after high tide Friday afternoon.

01/03/2014

The heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood in Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sends Hurricane Sandy Help To NYC

Massachusetts is lending a hand to states hard hit by superstorm Sandy as life returns to normal in the Bay State.

11/03/2012

Gov. Deval Patrick talks to reporters at the MEMA bunker in Framingham. (Photo courtesy: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Patrick Says Massachusetts Spared Hurricane Sandy Devastation

Gov. Deval Patrick says Massachusetts was fortunate to escape Hurricane Sandy with no major devastation, injuries or deaths.

10/30/2012

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