A town building committee has proposed replacing the aging fire station structure with a new public safety building that would also include the neighboring police station.
On Friday afternoon, the Edgartown Fire Department promoted five of its members in the first official department ceremony since before the pandemic.
A fire on Pilgrim Road burned a garage and two cars in Edgartown Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to a house fire in Hidden Cove Saturday morning that sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries.


Faced with a staffing shortage that has resulted in part from the Island housing crisis, the Edgartown fire and emergency services department is holding two recruitment sessions in the next two weeks in the hopes of refilling its ranks.
In a ceremony held Sunday, seven members of the Edgartown fire department officially graduated from a two-part intensive state training course, bulking up the Island’s growing firefighting cohort.