Students at a Springfield Roman Catholic school badly damaged by tornadoes learn this week where they will attend classes in the fall.
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.
Tornadoes, Whitey, the Bruins and much more. A ‘listen’ to the first half of 2011. Produced by WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Dave Mager.
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.
The weather pattern that made for a wild winter across the Northeast, active killer tornadoes and flooding this spring and cooler than normal weather is finally coming to an end.
The first federal disaster recovery centers are set to open in Massachusetts to help victims of the June 1 tornadoes.
The financial toll from tornadoes that ravaged Springfield and several smaller communities has risen dramatically.