A Concord man survived the Nepal earthquake that killed several thousand people in late April.
Local families with loved ones in the earthquake zone are feeling helpless.
Jim Davidson, a longtime Concord resident, said he feared he would be killed as he heard avalanches crashing around him on Mount Everest as a result of a massive earthquake in Nepal.
The American Red Cross is among the aid organizations that have mobilized to help.
It was a busy Saturday night at the Himalayan Bistro but owner Ram Dhital has a heavy heart after learning his home country, Nepal, has been hit by a devastating earthquake.
American researcher Dr. John All used his cellphone to capture the frightening moments after he fell seventy feet into a Himalayan mountainside. The phone also helped him to survive.
The ex-con convicted of killing a Jamaica Plain store clerk was officially sentenced to life in prison Thursday.
Immigrant advocates say around 100 refugees remain homeless in the wake of the severe weather and tornadoes that stuck central western Massachusetts last week .