Chilmark Police Apprehend Driver After Car Chase
Landry Harlan
A car chase between a Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Chilmark police Saturday evening ended in the mud of the Keith Farm field in Chilmark with the apprehension of a 17-year-old male from Oak Bluffs.
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High School Student Dies in Car Crash
Sara Brown

Jake Baird died Friday morning from injuries sustained in a single-car accident. Two other students who were passengers were injured in the crash.

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Chilmark Sergeant Earns Commendation

Sgt. Sean Slavin was commended last week for leading an investigation that led to the arrest of a Florida psychic.

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Chilmark Swears in New Chief of Police
Alex Elvin
Surrounded by friends, family and fellow law enforcement officers on Tuesday, Jonathan Klaren was sworn in as the new chief of the Chilmark police department.
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Chilmark Selectmen Name Sergeant as New Police Chief
Alex Elvin

The Chilmark selectmen voted Thursday night to promote longtime Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren to the position of chief.

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Chilmark Selectmen Set to Choose Police Chief Tonight
Alex Elvin

Seekonk police Capt. Frank John, Plymouth police Capt. Bruce McNamee and Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren were interviewed Wednesday evening. The selectmen are expected to vote tonight in a meeting that begins at 5 p.m. in the town hall.

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Three Finalists Named in Chilmark Police Chief Search
Alex Elvin

Chilmark police Sgt. Jonathan Klaren, Plymouth police captain Bruce McNamee, and Seekonk police captain Frank John are all finalists in the running for Chilmark police chief.

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Chilmark Selectmen Name Former Longtime Police Chief as Interim
Steve Myrick

Following the abrupt resignation of police chief Brian Cioffi, the Chilmark selectmen named former longtime police chief Tim Rich as interim.

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In Summer of Unrest, Chilmark Pauses to Honor Its Police Force
Alex Elvin

In light of gun violence around the country, the Chilmark selectmen Tuesday offered words of gratitude to their town police force, most of which gathered shoulder-to-shoulder in the town hall meeting room.

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Chilmark Considers Safety Building Site
Alex Elvin
Picking up on efforts that began more than a decade ago, a committee in Chilmark is taking another stab at finding a location for a new fire station.
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