Health officials are urging people to avoid portions of the Deerfield and Connecticut Rivers because of the discharge of untreated wastewater caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
A Southbridge public works employee was electrocuted by a downed power line Monday morning, becoming Tropical Storm Irene’s first Massachusetts victim.
Western portions of Massachusetts are bearing the brunt of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
MEMA says resources are deployed around the state, utilities are prepared to deal with power outages, and the National Guard is ready for Hurricane Irene.
A storm like Hurricane Irene presents quite a challenge for Cape Cod and possible evacuations.
MEMA has been working with more than 300 community officials to help cities and towns make plans to handle whatever the storm brings.
Massachusetts emergency management officials are preparing for the likelihood of Hurricane Irene impacting the state.
August 6, 2011 In an effort to help those affected by the severe storms and tornados in Hampden and Worcester counties on June 1st, the Federal and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agencies known as “FEMA” and […]
Thousands of people are in the dark Wednesday morning after severe storms ripped through Western and Central Massachusetts on Tuesday.
With countless donations headed to tornado-ravaged areas in Massachusetts, the United Way of Tri-County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Donation Management System are now helping coordinate the relief effort.