All-Star Game Postponed

The New Brunswick Central Midget Hockey League All-Star game scheduled for Sunday at the Hampton Community Centre has been postponed until March because of a less than favorable weather event headed our way on Sunday. Environment Canada has posted on their website that we should expect rising temps and rain through Saturday. “However, the rain […]

It’s More than a Donation

By Mark Bettle, Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership Every year at this time, the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership starts to look forward to the next school year in Piggs Peak that starts in January. Part of that process is Bev Harrison’s trip there, paid from his own pocket, to evaluate potential candidates for our Starfish Program that pays […]

Every Child Has the Right to an Education

On Sept 17, I attended Anne Scott’s unveiling of her new book, “Making a Difference”, to the Grade 7 classes at Hampton Middle School. Anne chose Grade 7 because her inspiration for the book, Emma, was a grade 7 student at HMS when she decided to use her birthday money to pay for a young […]

A Call To Action – Make the world a better place

July 18 was Mandela Day in honour of Nelson Mandela, described as “a call to action for individuals everywhere – to take responsibility for making the world a better place, one small step at a time…” It is a global movement to honour his life’s work and act to change the world for the better. […]

Legion Plaque Restored

We received a photo recently from Hampton Legion President Gary Hicks and did some research on the story behind it. It is a little-known fact that the land the Community Centre sits on was donated to the youth of Hampton by Hampton Branch 28th of the Royal Canadian Legion, many years ago. When the arena […]

Empowering Young Women Through Education

A recent email from Mathokoza Mathunjwa in Piggs Peak tells us about a determined young woman who had to drop out of school, returned to grade 8 at the age of 21, and went on to be a teacher. Her inspiring story reminds us of how an education empowers Swazi women. Mathokoza writes, “Typical Swazi […]

Five Sons’ 20th Anniversary Party

Small local businesses have always been a cornerstone of community in Hampton and the greater region it serves. For the last 20 years, one of these businesses has brought entertainment, novelties and comfort foods to the community while being a proud community member. On Monday, July 1st, Five Sons Video and Convenience Ltd. will celebrate […]

Kingston Soccer Club hosts soccer camp

Kingston Soccer Club is pleased to announce the leading soccer camp company in North America is coming to the beautiful Kingston Peninsula . Visiting international guest coaches will run this day camp unique in Southern NB. We are excited to host this brand new, innovative and fully integrated soccer camp July 15th – 19th at […]

Cadets Hold Ceremonial Review

The Hampton Sea Cadet Corps 311 Halifax held its Annual Ceremonial Review on May 29th. The staff and cadets would like to thank the Hampton Legion Branch 28, NB Navy League and the Town of Hampton for the support given to us over the past training year.