Plum Island

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.


A second home that collapsed in Plum Island.

2nd Home Collapses On Plum Island; 3rd To Be Torn Down

Demolitions were underway on Plum Island Saturday after the Atlantic Ocean claimed a second Plum Island home in as many days.


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

Storm Causes House To Collapse On Plum Island, Two More To Be Torn Down

The barrage of waves and beach erosion from the latest winter storm caused a home to collapse on Plum Island Friday morning.


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Coastal Residents Brace For Flooding, Erosion Ahead Of Storm

From Newbury to Scituate, residents are bracing for a long-duration storm with the threat of major beach erosion and coastal flooding.


Sandbags on Plum Island.

Giant Sandbags Only A ‘Temporary Fix’ For Plum Island Residents

Huge walls of sandbags have been stacked along the Plum Island shore as crews try to prevent further erosion that’s threatening homes.