The comments come as the Springfield diocese weighs whether to rebuild Cathedral High School, which was severely damaged by the 2011 tornado.
As the cleanup continues in Revere, Massachusetts from Monday’s tornado, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he’s reached out to his counterpart in the coastal city to offer support.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Revere, Massachusetts, shortly after 9 o’clock Monday morning. There are reports of partial building and roof collapses, downed trees and power lines. The storm was the latest to hit the region in the past couple of days that also produced a tornado funnel cloud over Springfield.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is not offering any specific funding yet to help revere clean-up. but the governor pledged support.
The properties would be part of the resort casino MGM wants to build in Springfield.
The iconic building was destroyed in the 2011 tornado.
Two years ago Saturday a tornado wreaked havoc on a 39-mile stretch of western and central Massachusetts destroying buildings, toppling trees and causing injury and death.
Monday’s deadly tornado outside Oklahoma City leaves questions of how people can prepare for such a sudden, destructive weather event. Researchers at UMass Amherst and the University of Oklah
State and local officials gathered in Brimfield, Massachusetts today to announce over $700,000 in grants for restoration efforts from tornado damage in Brimfield and Sturbridge caused by the June 2
The June 1st, 2011, tornadoes that tore through western and central Massachusetts destroyed parts of downtown Monson, as well as many homes in this rural community, home to about 8,500 people
Members of a volunteer tornado recovery group fanned out across Springfield last month to assess unmet needs of residents in the city’s most damaged areas.
It’s edging close to a year since a tornado devastated the small Massachusetts town of Monson, and residents are still rebuilding their commercial district, a half-mile stretch of the town’s main r
Develop Springfield, the private entity charged with overseeing the city’s revitalization efforts following last year’s tornadoes, has announced its leadership team to help lead the implementation
While tree crews in the region continue to clean up brush and fallen branches from October's snowstorm, researchers in Springfield say last summer's tornados left a lasting impact on the climate of some city neighborhoods. New England Public Radio's Karen Brown reports.
Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and Governor Deval Patrick arrived in Springfield last night to meet with city officials and get glimpses of the destruction from the evening’s tornado. WFCR’s Anne Mostue reports.