Huge walls of sandbags have been stacked along the Plum Island shore as crews try to prevent further erosion that’s threatening homes.
Thursday’s storm put the future of some Plum Island homes in jeopardy.
It’s a spectacular view for residents who live along the Seabrook coastline, 170,000 tons of sand blasting from a pipe onto the beach.
Voluntary evacuation recommendations have been issued in Scituate, Lynn, New Bedford and Plum Island.
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.