Saturday, May 10, 1969

WOODSVILLE — Forty-five of 54 militant students were given 30 days in jail and fined $100 each Friday for their part in the nightlong seizure of the Dartmouth College administration building. The students were found guilty of contempt of court charges following a day-long hearing in Grafton County Superior Court before Judge Martin F. Loughlin.

CONCORD — Although Gov. Walter Peterson is publicly resisting tax reform, he apparently is adding his weight to the move for a new revenue structure. The governor said in a public statement Friday he is sticking to his campaign pledge to resist strongly new taxes and that he presented a balanced budget to the legislature designed to meet the state’s needs adequately.

Tuesday, May 10, 1994

Rep. Dick Swett came to Keene Monday wearing a flak jacket. As he walked Main Street, shaking hands and kissing babies as part of his campaign kickoff, Swett was trailed by a Keene police detective. The vest and added security were the result of a threatening phone call made to a Keene radio station Friday.

PRETORIA, South Africa — Nelson Mandela was sworn in as South Africa’s first black president today in a joyous celebration ending the agony of apartheid and marking the country’s return to the world community. “Let freedom reign!” he proclaimed.