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Massport Donates Windows, Doors To Tornado Victims

The Massachusetts Port Authority is donating about $300,000 worth of surplus doors and windows to tornado victims in Springfield.

10/16/2011

The American flag at a ceremony remembering the events of 9-11-01at the Statehouse in Boston. (Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Mom Who Shielded Daughter During Tornado Honored At 9/11 Ceremony

A woman has been posthumously honored on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks for shielding her daughter as their family’s house collapsed in the tornado of June 1.

09/11/2011

The Brimfield campground ravaged by June's tornado may be in the path of Hurricane Irene.

Tornado Victims To Ride Out Hurricane Irene At Brimfield Campground

A man has decided to ride out Hurricane Irene at the same Brimfield campground he was seriously injured at months earlier in the tornado.

08/25/2011

Damage from the June 1 tornado in Brimfield. (credit: Jim Smith)

June Tornado Continuing To Take Mental Toll On Residents

Two months after the tornado, the damage on the outside is starting to settle on the inside.

07/31/2011

A tree fell across the road in Ludlow, Mass. (Photo Credit: Matt Campbell, CBS 3 Springfield)

One Killed As Severe Weather Hits Central And Western Mass.

Strong storms have struck some areas in Massachusetts that were hit by June tornadoes, and tornado warnings were issued but none have been reported.

07/26/2011

Disaster, Catastrophes

Two Springfield Catholic Schools Relocate After Tornadoes

Students at St. Michael’s Academy Middle School and Cathedral High School will temporarily relocate.

07/25/2011

Cars are covered in debris near Main Street June 2, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Tornado-Damaged Springfield School To Relocate

Students at a Springfield Roman Catholic school badly damaged by tornadoes learn this week where they will attend classes in the fall.

07/25/2011

Tornado damage in Southbridge.

Southbridge And Sturbridge To Receive Tornado Aid

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.

07/21/2011

Tina and Corey Partlow's temporary home.

Monson Considers Emergency Mobile Home Lots

The Monson planning board is considering changes to allow trailers on emergency lots in the future, even if it won’t help families now.

07/19/2011

Debris from the June 1, 2011 tornado that hit Massachusetts.

Areas Ravaged By Tornado More Susceptible To Brush Fires

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.

07/14/2011

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