Plum Island

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.


(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.


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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


The third home comes down on Plum Island after the March storm put dozens in danger. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Michelle Roberts)

Third Plum Island Home Demolished After March Storm

The ocean claimed another home on Plum Island Tuesday.


A second home that collapsed in Plum Island.

Building Inspector: Dozens Of Plum Island Homes In Danger After Storm

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.


A second home that collapsed in Plum Island.

Third Plum Island Home To Be Torn Down Monday, Four Others On The Brink

Officials on Plum Island say another oceanfront home will be torn down Monday and several others could also come down in the coming days.