(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Avoiding Home Improvement Scams

One of the top Home Improvement Scams was the Sandy “Storm Chasers”.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/07/2013

A tornado approaches Monson, Mass. in June of 2011. (File Image courtesy: David Bradway)

Western Mass. Still Recovering From Tornadoes One Year Later

One year later, central and western Massachusetts are recovering from a devastating series of tornadoes.


Monson (credit: Massachusetts State Police Air Wing)

Towns Say Nor’Easter Was ‘Infinitely’ Worse Than Tornadoes

Areas in Western Mass. hit hard by June tornadoes are now dealing with power outages from the Nor’easter.


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.


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.


Disaster, Catastrophes

Money Matters – Financial Fire Drill: Handling Catastrophes

Next Monday it will be six years since Katrina which was the most expensive natural disaster to ever hit the U.S.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/22/2011

This home in Monson was flipped off its foundation in the June 1 tornado. (photo by Karen Twomey)

Deadline Day For Tornado Survivors To Apply For Federal Assistance

Monday is deadline day for those affected by the tornadoes in central and western Massachusetts on June 1.


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.


Wilbraham damage

Storms Hit Areas Spared By June Tornadoes

Tuesdays storms in Western Massachusetts hit areas that were spared by last month’s tornadoes.


Deval Patrick tours damage in Sturbridge from June tornadoes.

Gov. Patrick Tours Damage From June Tornadoes

Hours before severe storms swept through Central and Western Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick was out touring damage from last month’s tornadoes.