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Plum Island residents assess storm’s devastation

NEWBURY— The steel jaws of excavators dismantled what the sea had left behind along the edge of Plum Island on Saturday.

A severe winter storm that battered the Massachusetts shore Friday and dumped 2 feet of snow on some inland communities hit Plum Island especially hard. Roiling waves from the Atlantic Ocean ripped two houses from their foundations over Friday and Saturday and damaged several others.

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