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Boston cops come through with a big Island assist

| April 30, 2014

(original story written by Nelson Sigelman at Old fashioned police work, combined with high tech, led to the quick recovery of an Islander’s stolen laptop. Martha’s Vineyard electrical contractor Cole Powers has a police story to tell that puts many television crime dramas to shame. The elements include the Boston Red Sox, the Boston […]

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Edgartown Police lent Boston Helping Hand

| April 23, 2014

(Written by Nelson Sigelman of MVTimes ) Martha’s Vineyard police officers helped provide security at the Boston Marathon Edgartown Police officers Mike Snowden and Jeffrey Trudel traded Main Street for Boylston Street Monday as part of the massive security detail assigned to the Boston Marathon. Edgartown Police Officer Jeffrey Trudel joined the Boston Police bike […]

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Emergency Response Drill Planned at Edgartown School

| March 31, 2014

The Edgartown School, Edgartown Police, and the Edgartown Fire Departments are proud to announce the completion of an updated response protocol to an Active Emergency at the Edgartown School.  The joint committee has taken the initiative and assembled key individuals from all involved departments to insure our school is protected by the most current philosophies […]

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Edgartown and Oak Bluffs Hold Citizens Police Academy (Application Available Here)

| January 29, 2014

The members of the Edgartown and Oak Bluffs Police Departments would like to invite the citizens of Martha’s Vineyard to participate in the Citizens Police Academy. The objective of this program is to allow citizens to learn about and observe the workings of their police departments first hand. Participants will be instructed by members of […]

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Edgartown Police zero in quickly on burglary suspect

| November 28, 2013

(story by Nelson Sigelman of Edgartown Police combined technology and old fashioned police work to track down a man they said is responsible for a late night burglary spree that began Tuesday night and extended into Wednesday morning, in the vicinity of 21st Street and Anthier’s Way. Edgartown Police Wednesday afternoon arrested Matthew D. […]

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