Monday, June 2, 1969

Americans are not a people in search of their identity, the graduating class of Keene State College was told at commencement exercises Saturday. Frederick M. Binder, associate commissioner of education of New York, delivered the commencement address and a record 355 degrees were awarded by Clarence Davis, dean of instruction.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire State House is 150 years old today. The grey granite structure, housing the third largest representative body in the free world, is the scene of a ceremony commemorating its opening at 10 a.m., June 2, 1819. New Hampshire's two U.S. senators, Republican Norris Cotton and Democrat Thomas J. McIntyre, were among the guests.

Thursday, June 2, 1994

PETERBOROUGH — Voters in the Conval Regional School District turned out in force Tuesday night to reject a two-year contract for teachers. In a 606-387 decision, residents in the nine-town district shot down a negotiated settlement that would have given Conval teachers 4 percent raises in 1994-95 and 1995-96.

ROME — President Clinton and Pope John Paul II aired their irreconcilable differences on abortion today at a 40-minute Vatican meeting. Clinton cited a "common commitment to the central role of the family" despite their disagreement. The pontiff used the cordial session to drive home his concern over Clinton's efforts to expand abortion rights, both Vatican and U.S. officials said.