A tale of two Buildings

by Tricia Habberjam The year is 1874. Alexander Mackenzie is Prime Minister of Canada, and a new crushed limestone building is completed at 15 Water...

Charles Anderson: from Oxford Mills to Chicago

Charles Anderson was born on September 8, 1864 into a Presbyterian family living in Oxford Township. When he died in 1930, he had become...

Dorothy Dumbrille rediscovered

by Doug MacDonald In the summer of 1908, eleven-year-old Dorothy Dumbrille, along with her parents, Rupert and Minnie and her siblings Miriam, John, Helen and...

A century of remembering

This is our annual Remembrance Day issue, and, after remembering each year of the First World War, we have finally come to that last...

Harvey C. Banks

To help mark the Salvation Army’s 130th anniversary in North Grenville, this installment of Sons and Daughters features a local man whose life was...
The NG Times Newspaper

Before cannabis there was booze

As we move into a new era of legalised cannabis, it is useful to remember that this is not the first time Ontario has...

North Grenville’s other Premier

Most people living in North Grenville today have heard about the native son who grew up to become Ontario Premier. G. Howard Ferguson and...

The Salvation Army Invades

This year, the Salvation Army marks 130 years in North Grenville. This is the first in a number of articles celebrating the remarkable history...

Oxford Mills

Oxford Mills in 1890, and in 2010! "This section of Water Street shows the old Methodist Church on the right, and the Presbyterian Church...

Rachel Swedlove: survivor and supporter

When Rachel Swedlove arrived in Kemptville in 1929, she had already lived more than many people manage in a lifetime. Born Rachel Achber, in...

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