Taxman

One of the more obvious outcomes of the current pandemic (yes, it’s still here) has been the fear that the world’s economies are going...

A thought on Democracy

As you may have noticed, the North Grenville Times has dedicated a section of the paper to Merrickville-Wolford. It was, of course, the idea...

Words between the lines of age

For someone whose life is centred on words, I sometimes find myself staggered by the complexity of the languages we speak. If the idea...

Close to the edge

How about this for political discourse: “Our...opponents are driven by hatred, prejudice and rage. They want to destroy you and they want to destroy...

Please, Mister Postman

Being a growing community, still finding the balance between a traditional rural and contemporary urban population, North Grenville is losing some of that old...
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True lies

“What is Truth?” That question is probably the most repeated biblical quote around these days. The phrase “fake news” has entered into our dictionaries...

A year of death and division

This is our annual Remembrance Day issue, and we have, naturally, concentrated on the year of 1917, one hundred years ago, and a pivotal...

What goes on?

You may be wondering why the paper is full of Canada Day stuff, when it’s still a couple of weeks to July 1. The...

School’s out

It’s getting harder, these days, to think about writing anything strictly local. It seems that world events, or even just national, or provincial events,...
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He ain’t heavy..he’s my brother

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, well-known Irish-American politician, once said: “To be Irish is to know that, in the end, the world will break your...