Storm Stories: Monson One Year Later

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

Study: Tornados Changed Neighborhood Climates

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.

Kerry, Patrick Assess Tornado Damage in Western Mass

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.

Springfield Begins Tornado Recovery Efforts

Springfield is in a state of controlled chaos as local residents and city, state and federal officials survey the damage wrought by the first of at least three tornadoes to sweep through the area yesterday. WFCR’s Anne Mostue reports.