Plum Island

Plum Island. (WBZ-TV)

Nor’Easter Pummels Plum Island

The first nor’easter of the season battered the north shore of Massachusetts Thursday.

10/23/2014

Power lines knocked down in Beverly.
(Photo credit @CGforthree/Twitter)

Nor’easter Brings Down Trees, Knocks Out Power In Mass.

High winds from a nor’easter brought down trees and knocked out power to thousands of residents in Eastern Massachusetts.

10/22/2014

Colette Crooks rescued a boy from the water off Plum Island. (WBZ-TV)

Girl Rescues 4-Year-Old Boy From Water Off Plum Island

Colette Crooks of is only 10 years old but her quick thinking saved a four-year-old boy when she found him floating face up in the waters of Plum Island.

08/08/2014

This photo of the paraglider above Newburyport was taken about a half-hour before the crash, according to Brian Krisler. (Photo courtesy: Brian Krisler)

Paraglider Dies After Crashing Into Frigid Water Off Plum Island

A paraglider died Saturday a short time after he was pulled out of the frigid water off Plum Island.

02/08/2014

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Nurse From Medical Tent At Marathon Bombing, Saves A Life On Plum Island

A nurse from North Shore Medical Center in Salem, was in the right place at the right time on Wednesday.

08/01/2013

garage sale, shopping

WBZ NewsRadio Helps Plum Island Woman Find Family Heirloom

Nancy O’Hara had just returned from Florida, tending to the affairs of her 97-year-old sister who’d recently passed away.

05/30/2013

This home on Plum Island collapsed during the storm, March 8, 2013. (Photo by Michael Rosenfield)

Plum Island Residents Face Off Against State Leaders

Homeowners on Plum Island are outraged and desperate. Their homes are either in danger or destroyed because of beach erosion.

03/26/2013

Beach closed on Plum Island after March storm. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Volunteers Help Clean Up Plum Island Beaches After Winter Storms

Plum Island residents have had a tough winter with severe storms destroying a half-dozen homes, and threatening many others.

03/25/2013

Plum Island

Plum Island Residents May Need To Remove Boulders Protecting Homes

When the last storm which hit the coast hard rolled in earlier this month, homeowners were given the green light by state officials to do whatever they needed to in order to protect their homes during the local emergency.

03/20/2013

The boardwalk at the Parker River Wildlife Rescue closed after March storm. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Plum Island Boardwalk Damaged In March Storm

The Parker River National Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island is one of the more visited wildlife refuges on the east coast.

03/13/2013

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