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May 16, 2014

Maloney joins Seabrook PD as full-time officer

Seabrook Police Department has a new full-time police officer, Michael Maloney, Jr., Chief Lee Bitomske told selectmen recently. He is the son of Charlene and the late Michael Maloney, the fallen Greenland police chief who died tragically in the line of duty on April 12, 2012.

Maloney, Jr., 24, has been with Seabrook Police for about a year, said Deputy Chief Michael Gallagher, getting field experience riding with seasoned officers while he went through the New Hampshire Police Academy, from which he graduated last month.

He is a graduate of Marshwood High School in Berwick, Maine, Gallagher said, and has a degree in criminal justice from Hesser College, now known as Mount Washington College.

“Mike has a quiet confidence about him,” Gallagher said. “He’s already had to step up physically during a couple of incidents, and he’s been right there when needed. He shows a lot of promise as a police officer.”

Married with two young children, Maloney, Jr. lives in Dover, NH, Gallagher said.

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Seabrook’s annual Memorial Day parade takes place on Sunday, May 25. Stepping off at 9 a.m. from the Smithtown Memorial in front of Trinity United Church, the parade includes marching units, floats and rousing music, played this year by the Ancient Order of the Hibernians Bag Pipers, the Muchachos and Sons of Italy drum and bugle corps, as well as the Winnacunnet High School Band.

The parade will head down Walton Road, and end up at Rand Memorial Church for closing ceremonies via Washington and South Main street.

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Chris Muns, currently a New Hampshire Democrat and state House Representative from Hampton has announced that he will run for the seat in the State Senate representing District 24, which includes Seabrook, South Hampton and Newton, as well as Hampton.

The seat is currently held by Hampton Republican, Nancy Stiles.

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