Wednesday, June 11, 1969

The bear who was hanging out near Winchester and Island streets early yesterday morning has apparently lit out for new territory. The bear, spotted at 1 a.m. Tuesday by Benjamin Creamer who chased the bear up a tree in his automobile, was last seen heading toward the Butler Court area, but residents of that street have seen neither hide nor hair of him.

New Hampshire’s retirement plan, or rather lack of an adequate one, was the main consideration in Miss Arline Lund’s decision to accept a teaching position in Sarasota, Fla., next fall. Miss Lund leaves the Keene area after more than 23 years as both a teacher and principal in public elementary schools. “New Hampshire’s retirement plan is minimal at best,” Miss Lund said.

Saturday, June 11, 1994

NORTH SWANZEY — Final preparations are being made today for Sunday’s mega-metal concert bash in North Swanzey. Between 15,000 and 18,000 heavy metal fans are expected to storm the Cheshire Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon to see, hear and no doubt feel in their bones the bands Metallica, Danzig and Suicidal Tendencies. Traffic is expected to be hellish, according to Swanzey Police Chief Lars A. Ogren.

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea stepped up preparations for possible war with the North and appealed Friday to the hard-line Communist government to change its ways before it’s too late.