Hampton’s Senator Joseph Day Retires

After more than 18 years representing our region in the “chamber of sober second thought”, Friday marks Hampton’s own Senator Joseph Day’s final day as a member of the Senate of Canada. Senator Day was nominated by former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and was appointed to the Senate by former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson on […]

Valentine Party Fundraiser

The Parish of Hammond River is hosting a Valentine Party & Dance at the Quispamsis Civic Centre 12 Civic Drive, Quispamsis as a fundraiser toward the purchase of a commercial dishwasher for the church hall. Join the “Back in Time Band” for an evening of swing and popular music. Come to relax and enjoy great music or dance […]

Working to Level the Playing Field

By Mark Bettle, Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership In its December 2019 newsletter, The New Humanitarian describes AIDS as “a disease rooted in poverty and inequality, it’s an epidemic that disproportionately affects women and young girls… In Gambia, South Africa, the Congo, and Gabon, HIV prevalence is three times higher among young women. In Angola, it is […]

Winter Running: Get Out There & Enjoy!

By Jen Gendron: Health & Wellness Coach Happy New Year everyone! Here we are already at the start not only of a New Year but a new DECADE – wow! At this time of year, many of us like to reflect back on the past year and look ahead to all that is to come. […]

Funnies For Food Coming to Hampton Legion

The winter blues will be pushed aside at the Hampton Legion Saturday Night when five of the funniest local area comedians come to town. Hampton Today, in partnership with the Hampton Legion and the Hampton Community Club, is excited to sponsor a night of laughter in support of the Hampton Food Basket. The show will […]

Heritage Valentine Tea

As part of Heritage Week, the Kings County Historical & Archival Society, Inc., will hold a Valentine Tea on Saturday, February 8th, from 2-4 p.m. at the Kings County Museum which is located at 21 Centennial Drive in Hampton. Tickets are $3.00 each in advance or $5.00 at the door.  The advance tickets can be […]

Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2020

By Jen Gendron, Health & Wellness Coach As we enter 2020, many of us may have set “resolutions” that cover a variety of areas however, we often set our expectations so high that we quickly fall away from our resolutions and they end up never being achieved. This year, I would encourage you to think […]

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 […]

In Perspective – The Value of School to a Swazi Student

By Mark Bettle, Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership The Hampton-Piggs Partnership saves lives by sending young Swazis to school. Students in Swaziland are less likely to contract HIV/AIDS than those who do not attend school. Further, for girls especially, school provides an escape from exploitation and violence. As you will read, there are also more direct and […]