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Ceremony for Weare's new police chief set for Saturday

WEARE - The town's new police chief will be sworn in during a special ceremony Saturday.According to Town Administrator Naomi Bolton, newly named Police Chief John Velleca will be sworn in at 3 p.m. at the Weare Middle School Cafetorium. Following the ceremony there will be a reception so that members of the public can meet Velleca and his family.

.John Velleca, a 20-year veteran of the New Haven, Conn. police department has been hired to replace Chief Gregory Begin who retired in May. His appointment was made earlier this month after a lengthy search process.
..- Nancy Bean Foster, Union Leader Correspondent