Students at St. Michael’s Academy Middle School and Cathedral High School will temporarily relocate.
Students at a Springfield Roman Catholic school badly damaged by tornadoes learn this week where they will attend classes in the fall.
FEMA has added Southbridge and Sturbridge to the list of communities that can receive assistance in repairing public facilities damaged in the June 1 tornadoes.
The Monson planning board is considering changes to allow trailers on emergency lots in the future, even if it won’t help families now.
About 800 acres of fire fuel: that’s what the Massachusetts chief fire warden calls the Brimfield State Forest these days, since last month’s tornado filled it with debris.
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.
The financial toll from tornadoes that ravaged Springfield and several smaller Massachusetts communities has risen to an estimated $175 million.
The American Red Cross is closing a shelter for tornado victims at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
Volunteers have been spreading out across neighborhoods in Springfield to record damage to historic structures in the path of this month’s tornadoes.