Officials at Stanley Park in Westfield are mourning the death of “Ozzie” the duck.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. plans to build a new maintenance hangar in western Massachusetts, a move that will create 200 construction jobs, 100 new full-time positions and keep the company’s 130 workers in Westfield.
Federal officials are hoping more tornado victims in western and central Massachusetts come forward to register for disaster assistance as several more disaster recovery centers open this week.
Fighter jets were seen flying over parts of Plymouth County Wednesday morning, prompting several calls from people wondering what was going on.
The National Weather Service has declared one of Wednesday’s tornadoes in Massachusetts an EF-3, the third highest ranking in terms of damage, with wind speeds from 136-to-165 miles per hour.
When the storm hit Westfield, many residents were still on the roads returning from work. The Mayor says timing of the storm may have been a good thing.
The tornadoes that hit western and central Massachusetts Wednesday left multiple trails of destruction.
Several tornadoes touched down in Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon, killing at least four people and damaging property across more than a dozen communities.
Several tornadoes touched down in western and central Massachusetts on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging property in 19 communities.
Peter Judge of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency confirms that the agency has confirmed fourth deaths in Wednesday’s tornadoes.