Noah Asimow
Edgartown police were led on a car chase that snaked through Upper Main Street and ended in the town cemetery on Thursday morning with an arrest, a vehicle tow and a few toppled tombstones — but no injuries.
Edgartown Police


With a search now under way for a new police chief in Edgartown, tension inside the department has bubbled to the surface in a town that has long prided itself on having relatively few internal problems.

Edgartown is beginning its formal search for a new police chief, following the abrupt retirement of the former chief for medical reasons.


Edgartown police chief David Rossi is stepping down following a recent heart attack, becoming the third Island police chief to announce his departure in less than a month.

Edgartown police chief David Rossi is stepping down after more than 25 years with the Edgartown police department following a recent heart attack. Lieut. Christopher Dolby has been named the acting chief while the town searches for Mr. Rossi's replacement.

A car landed in the shallows of the Edgartown harbor Monday afternoon after the driver mistakenly backed over the edge of a cement pier near the Reading Room. No one was injured in the incident.

Edgartown selectmen Monday congratulated the town police department for receiving state certification.