tornado anniversary en FEMA To Pay Springfield $25 Million For 2011 Tornado <p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to pay Springfield, Massachusetts $25 million for the destruction of public property by the 2011 tornado.&nbsp; It is a final settlement that city officials worked relentlessly to obtain.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 23:11:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 81765 at FEMA To Pay Springfield $25 Million For 2011 Tornado Communities Mark Tornado Anniversary <p><font size="2">Several of the western Massachusetts communities that were in the path of almost unimaginable destruction one year ago today will hold remembrance events.&nbsp; It will be an opportunity to reflect on the one year anniversary of the worst tornado to hit the state in a half-century and also to look toward what many hope will be a brighter future.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 40244 at Communities Mark Tornado Anniversary