Plum Island Foundation 2011 Fundraiser

Plum Island Foundation 2011 Fundraiser

The Plum Island Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 organization setup to benefit the nurturing of the beaches and community of Plum Island, is hosting a fundraising benefit tomorrow night, Sep 20th, 2011. ┬áTaking place from 6-8pm at the Plum Island Grille, located on Plum Island Turnpike, guest can enjoy sumptuous h’orderves, cash bar, door prizes and take a chance on raffle items. Tickets are $100/pp and available online...

Hurricane Irene arrives

While the center of Hurricane Irene is in New Jersey, Plum Island is experiencing gusty winds up to 35mph and pounding surf. Little rain falls but the arrival has just begun. This slow moving storm is expected to remain in the area well into tonight and possibly Monday morning. So far, no breach of the center beach or flooding of the Plum Island Turnpike. Let’s hope it stays that way. More...

Bracing for Hurricane Irene

In what is being deemed a “rare” and uncommonly large storm, the Northeast braces itself for the arrival of Hurricane Irene. Already a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds of 115mph, Irene has already batter the Bahamas as it heads directly towards North Carolina. While the exact track of the storm is still uncertain, it is absolutely certain that New York and New England will not be spared. Hurricane Irene is expected to reach New England Sunday, into Sunday night, but preceeding rain will most likely begin Saturday. For more information and updates, check the weather...

Beachcoma restaurant now open

The long awaited opening of the Plum Island Beachcoma restaurant has finally come! Plum Islanders now In addition to the Plum Island Grille and Mad Martha’s (breakfast & lunch only), islanders now have more choice. Owner Gregg Pugh put some effort into rehabbing the former Atty May’s Beachcomer and turned the former forgotten building into a destination spot for locals and visitors alike. The revitalized 80 seat restaurant is open all week for lunch and dinner and offers a full bar. Next time visiting Plum Island, check out the Beachcoma located at 23 Plum Island Turnpike, Plum Island, Newbury,...