Police found Patriot Front signs tacked to poles on various roads downtown Sunday morning. The group is one of the most visible white supremacist groups in the U.S., according to the Anti-Defamation League.


A Secret Service employee stationed on Martha’s Vineyard has been suspended from his post after he was charged with criminal harassment and witness intimidation in Edgartown District Court Thursday.

An Oak Bluffs man is facing gun possession charges after he was found with a revolver in the parking lot of a funeral home Saturday.

Oak Bluffs police chief Jonathan Searle was sworn in Tuesday afternoon before a standing room-only crowd of family, friends and fellow police chiefs.

Newly appointed Oak Bluffs police chief Jonathan Searle began his career in law enforcement on the Island in 1986, working part time for the Edgartown police department.

Sgt. Nicholas Curelli of the Oak Bluffs police department was appointed acting lieutenant by the select board.