Sand is pushed from the shoreline and up the beach, where it gets shaped into a giant dune, meant to blunt the impact of Sandy’s waves.
A state of emergency has been declared in the town of Newbury for homes on Plum Island.
Swimming is banned at Newburyport beaches this long holiday weekend because of high bacteria counts.
There’s a new demand for radiation-blocking pills in the city of Newburyport, in the wake of Japan’s nuclear disaster.
Thousands of small plastics disks from a Hooksett, N.H., sewage treatment plant are washing up on the sea shore in N.H. and Mass.
The latest house on Plum Island to lose its battle with Mother Nature is on Annapolis Way.
There are some serious problems on Plum Island. The sea is on the verge of swallowing up another home.
Just days after tons of sand was dumped on Plum Island beaches, a heavy rain storm washed it all away, and with it, the $75,000 anti-erosion investment.
Several communities are wringing out a lot of water after four straight days of rain.