The Great Coalition

The politicians and the people of the United Province of Canada looked with something close to despair at the apparently hopeless state of affairs...

A celebration of service for the Kemptville Lions Club

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, Lions Club members also celebrate a century of service. The first Lions Club was established in...

Robert Bell: Politics, Railways and Newspapers

Robert Bell had a huge influence on the development of North Grenville in the nineteenth century. Born in Strabane, Ireland, in 1821, his family...

Squire Bottum’s House

It could be said that the entire length of Clothier Street west was the Bottum estate, as it was part of the land originally...

Remembering 1917

As we near the end of Canada 150, it seems a good time to look back in this special Remembrance Day issue at the...

Merrickville’s Famous Woollen Mill

by the Merrickville & District Historical Society Following the American Revolution the first Loyalists arrived in Canada, settling first along the St Lawrence and then,...
The NG Times Newspaper

Finders Keepers – The Doctrine of Discovery

Imagine a typical Canadian family packing up and heading off to the cottage for a few days. Naturally, it’s beside a lake, very rough...
The NG Times Newspaper

John Fannin: an extraordinary life

North Grenville has produced many amazing characters, but there can be few who measured up to the life of John Fannin. Born in Kemptville...

From College to Campus: a landmark in Kemptville

The Municipality of North Grenville has joined with the Kemptville College Alumni Association to celebrate the centenary of what we now call the Kemptville...

Kemptville District Hospital

KDH has been a valued and vital part of North Grenville since 1960, when it was officially opened on June 29 of that year....
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