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...

Buttergate

It had it all: the initial incident and then the cover-up. The involvement of political influence at the highest level. Disappearing evidence and prosecution...

Merrickville’s Famous Woollen Mill

by the Merrickville & District Historical SocietyFollowing the American Revolution the first Loyalists arrived in Canada, settling first along the St Lawrence and then,...

Remembering farmers past

With the help of Kemptville Players, local students and a farm animal, Kemptville College was able to put together this historical farm picture at the College during the summer of...
The NG Times Newspaper

A Common Sense Revolution

When the Mike Harris Government took power in Ontario in 1995, it came as a shock to many. What was even more shocking was...

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...

Orlando Bush: Genesis and Exodus

In the last years of the Nineteenth Century, a strange exodus took place, residents of Kemptville and surrounding area moved in large numbers to...

The Advance Building 206 Prescott Street

Until around 1900, the lots on the west side of Prescott Street south of the Asa Street junction were part of the Anderson &...

The Story of Confederation 6

By the end of 1863, the prospects for a union of all the British North American colonies were not looking good. The sudden refusal...

Letters of a local Premier: G. Howard Ferguson

When G. Howard Ferguson left Kemptville to take office as Premier of Ontario in 1923, he moved into a very different kind of world...

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