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Rockport picks up pieces from sea’s wrath

For the town of Rockport, which sits on an unsheltered peninsula jutting out from the coast, the snow was not nearly as damaging as the water.

During the storm Friday and Saturday, the waves were strong enough to fling boulders off the beach and onto residents’ lawns and into their houses. Some families found their windows smashed by lobster pots, said Paul Murphy, vice chairman of Rockport’s Board of Selectmen.

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