The National Hurricane Center has been naming hurricanes since 1953. A name is “retired” if a storm is so deadly or costly that the future use of the same name on a different storm would be in… Read more

“Several landslides caused by the rains blocked rail lines into the city, and soon practically every road was closed by high water or washouts. Bridges were out at several points, and Keene be… Read more

We remember events in many ways: something seen, a sound, a taste of food, a sudden change in temperature, and so on. Remembered history, then, is more than a collection of dates; it’s also a … Read more

There was no radar. There was no satellite imagery. There were no offshore buoys. And so New England and its neighbors were given the surprise of a lifetime on Sept 21. 2013. Read more

"My earliest childhood memory is of the 1938 hurricane when I was 4 years old.  We were living in Dublin and I remember my father bringing their mattress downstairs and placing it on the kitch… Read more