The Monson planning board is considering changes to allow trailers on emergency lots in the future, even if it won’t help families now.
The tornadoes that ravaged parts of western Massachusetts are long gone but they are still posing a danger. The problem is the heightened risk of wildfires from trees downed by the twisters.
An annual Independence Day tradition in Monson has been canceled after a tornado devastated the town last month.
A family in Monson, who lost their entire house to a devastating tornado on June 1, is now having to deal with insulting complaints from neighbors.
Federal officials are hoping more tornado victims in western and central Massachusetts come forward to register for disaster assistance as several more disaster recovery centers open this week.
A Monson family whose home was destroyed by the tornadoes that struck the state on June 1 has found all seven of its cats alive.
The choir sang their loudest. The bagpipes played their best. The congregation sat attentively, ignoring the caution tape in the back and the tarp on the roof.
A special church service was held in Monson on Sunday to pray for the victims of last week’s tornadoes.
Saturday morning, neighbors and a State Trooper who was passing by, heard some whimpering under a pile of debris. It was a dog that went missing in the tornado; hungry and tired, but completely unharmed.
The damage from Wednesday’s tornadoes stretches for miles. Before-and-after pictures give us some sense of the long path of destruction.