Tuesday, June 10, 1969

A proposed street, Key Road, running west from Winchester Street south of The Mart which would loop north near the bypass and head east to Connect with Pearl Street was rejected by the Planning Board last night. Instead, the board will recommend the City Council approve that part of the road which is in a commercially zoned area to a dead end at the end of the business zone.

A general mood of frustration sweeping the country is manifesting itself, among other places, in the state legislature, Gov. Walter R. Peterson told a combined luncheon of the Keene Rotary, Lions and Kiwanis clubs yesterday. The mood of disquiet, he said, results from what people see in newspapers and the mass media — Vietnam violence, campus unrest and demonstrations. “There are many Americans approaching the point of being fed up,” Peterson said.

Friday, June 10, 1994

People insured through the Matthew Thornton Health Plan — including about 9,000 in the Monadnock Region — are cautiously optimistic about a merger with New England’s largest health maintenance organization, Harvard Community Health Plan.

A narrow, one-lane bridge on Whitcomb Mill Road in Keene should be repaired, not replaced with a two-lane span, a Keene City Council committee says. On a 5-0 vote, the city council’s public works, recreation and airport committee recommended spending between $6,000 and $10,000 to repair the bridge.