Plum Island

Sand scraping on Plum Island ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Plum Island Residents Get OK For Beach Scraping

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.

10/26/2012

One of the homes threatened by beach erosion on Plum Island. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

Beach Erosion Forces State Of Emergency On Plum Island

A state of emergency has been declared in the town of Newbury for homes on Plum Island.

07/13/2012

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Newburyport Beaches Closed To Swimmers Due To Bacteria

Swimming is banned at Newburyport beaches this long holiday weekend because of high bacteria counts.

09/04/2011

Potassium Iodide (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newburyport Residents Make Rush On Potassium Iodide Pills

There’s a new demand for radiation-blocking pills in the city of Newburyport, in the wake of Japan’s nuclear disaster.

03/16/2011

The round, plastic white disks have been washing up on beaches from Hampton, N.H. to Newburyport, Mass. (credit: NH DES)

NH Sewage Plant Disks Wash Ashore At Mass. Beaches

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.

03/14/2011

Another home on Plum Island has been destroyed. (credit: CBS)

Another Plum Island House Destroyed

The latest house on Plum Island to lose its battle with Mother Nature is on Annapolis Way.

01/10/2011

Erosion could be compromising the structural integrity of this home on Plum Island. (CBS)

Beach Erosion Endangers Plum Island Home

There are some serious problems on Plum Island. The sea is on the verge of swallowing up another home.

12/27/2010

File image

$75,000 Of Plum Island Sand Washed Away

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.

11/15/2010

Work to begin on shoring up the shoreline

Several communities are wringing out a lot of water after four straight days of rain.

08/26/2010

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,147 other followers