The Old Colony Memorial front page from January 5, 1967. Photo by Robin Lubbock for WBUR

The Old Colony Memorial front page from January 5, 1967. Photo by Robin Lubbock for WBUR

For more than five decades, the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth has been a controversial fixture in Massachusetts. Love it or hate it, by May 31, the plant will produce its last watt and shut down for good.

Here are some of the big moments in the plant’s history.

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