Drunk Driving Arrests Keep Island Police Busy

Island police responded to a number of drunk driving incidents over the weekend. In Oak Bluffs there were two separate arrests for operating under the influence.

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Police Chief Credits Quick Response for Saving a Life in Edgartown

Police chief Bruce McNamee said good samaritans, police officers, firefighters and paramedics saved a man’s life after a medical emergency caused him to crash his car Friday morning.

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Prompt Response

I am the moderator of the Federated Church and would like to thank the Edgartown fire and police departments for their prompt attention to a potentially dangerous situation that arose in our church recently. While the Martha’s Vineyard Museum was preparing for their annual meeting in our Meetinghouse late Monday afternoon, the fire alarms went off. The Edgartown police and fire personnel showed up promptly to assess the situation and make sure there was no fire hazard. The fire personnel inspected every corner of the Meetinghouse and Parish House and found nothing amiss.

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VTA Driver Found Not at Fault in Pedestrian Accident

The driver of a Vineyard Transit Authority bus that struck two pedestrians on Church street in Edgartown last month will face no charges, Edgartown police said.

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Edgartown Chief Prepares for First Vineyard Summer on the Job

Edgartown police chief Bruce McNamee feels community policing is more than just getting to know the people in town.

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Edgartown Home Damaged in Early Morning Fire
Sara Brown

An early morning fire caused heavy damage to a home on Pilgrim Road in Edgartown Saturday and left three people with minor injuries, including two firefighters.

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Car Crashes Through Window at Edgartown Meat and Fish

A 71-year-old Edgartown man is facing loss of license and other possible charges after he drove his car through the window of the Edgartown Meat and Fish store at the Triangle Sunday morning.

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Plymouth Police Captain Named New Edgartown Police Chief
Sara Brown

Bruce McNamee, a captain of the administration division of the Plymouth police department, has been named the new Edgartown police chief.

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Finalists Named in Police Chief Search
Sara Brown

Three top police executives from off-Island are finalists in the search for a new Edgartown police chief. Robert DeFlaminis Jr., Bruce R. McNamee and Brian Lauzon, will be interviewed Monday by the Edgartown selectmen.

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Deputy Harbor Master Injured in Mishap
Sara Brown

Deputy Edgartown harbor master Mike Hathaway is recovering at a Boston hospital after a boat fell on him in an accident at the town highway barn.

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