A heavy tree branch came down outside a Scituate home. (Photo via Karen Twomey)

Rain Increases Roof Collapse Danger After Blizzard

Now that the blizzard of 2013 is behind us, it’s time for homeowners to clear off those rooftops packed with heavy snow.


Classes at Hamilton-Wenham High School were dismissed early on Monday due to a leaky roof.

Hamilton-Wenham School Dismissed Due To Leaky Roof

A leaky roof led to an early dismissal for students at Hamilton-Wenham High School on Monday.


The roof at a Lowell parking garage collapsed Sunday, damaging 20 cars.

Roof Collapses Reported Across Massachusetts

Several more roofs collapsed at buildings across the area on Monday, but no serious injuries were reported.


A man fell off the roof of his home on Bailey Street in Medford.

Medford Man Slips Off Roof While Shoveling

One man slipped off his roof while shoveling it Sunday morning in Medford.


A 100 by 125 foot section of the flat roof recently collapsed in Lynn.

Residents Urged To Clear Roofs Ahead Of Second Storm

With more snow and ice on the way, the danger that we’ll see more roof collapses is rising.