David Fronzuto, emergency management director for the island says this winter’s storms have led to the destruction of four or five homes.
I wish it were a just a cruel joke…just as much of the landscape in Southern New England is finally turning from white to green and the first signs of spring are popping up and sprouting through the ground, yet another potent winter storm is on its way.
The Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island is one of the more visited wildlife refuges on the east coast.
The ocean claimed another home on Plum Island Tuesday.
Newbury’s building inspector says as many as 40 shoreline homes on Plum Island are in danger following a storm last week that knocked down two houses and has forced the bulldozing of a third.
The storm was not limited to places like Plum Island, Scituate and Marshfield, at Singing Beach a retaining wall crumpled and residents barely recognize their beach.
Officials on Plum Island say another oceanfront home will be torn down Monday and several others could also come down in the coming days.
From Plum Island to the Cape, residents are bracing for a long-duration storm expected to bring snow, rain, wind and flooding.