Gov. Deval Patrick is announcing that new funding is available to assist recovery and cleanup efforts in 10 towns in western and central Massachusetts which were hit by tornadoes last year.
One year after a tornado ravaged the Central Mass. town, some are struggling to rebuild.
The commissioner of the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation says a brush fire in Brimfield last week has prodded officials to remove downed trees and build fire breaks.
A huge brush fire in Brimfield is now out, but fears are growing over the fire danger along the path of last year’s tornado.
With all eyes on the deadly tornados that hit the south and central parts of the United States this week, survivors of a June 2011 tornado that devastated parts of Western and Central Massachusetts say their thoughts are with the victims.
A resident took video of the tornado that destroyed much of Monson this spring.
The Massachusetts Port Authority is donating about $300,000 worth of surplus doors and windows to tornado victims in Springfield.
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.
A man has decided to ride out Hurricane Irene at the same Brimfield campground he was seriously injured at months earlier in the tornado.
Two months after the tornado, the damage on the outside is starting to settle on the inside.