The Gift of Theatre

“Hampton High School is a small country school that has a difficult time competing with larger high schools, but we do our best.” That’s how things were explained to Shane MacMillan soon after he agreed to direct the school’s 1994 production of The Mousetrap. “We’ll see about that” he recalls thinking at the time. Until […]

More than just an MS fundraiser

Multiple Sclerosis is a scary disease. It attacks the protective covering of the nerves and can interrupt the signals from the brain to the rest of the body. This means an otherwise healthy person could be walking across the room, fall without reason and never know it’s coming. The only thing scarier than talking about […]

The Vimy Oak

After the shelling had stopped at Vimy Ridge during WWI, there was nothing left. The fields turned to mud. The dust hung thick in the air. The forest gone, leaving only ghosts of the trees that were once there. This is why Gary Hicks of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #28 in Hampton is overwhelmed […]

Hampton Today needs your help

On November 1st, Hampton Today will celebrate our first month promoting events in this great community. During the  month, we’re thrilled to announce we’ve had over 700 visitors to our website and have reached over 25,000 people on social media. The Greater Hampton Region has welcomed us into the community and we’re proud to be […]

Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce supports local business in the greater Hampton region. Hampton, New Brunswick

Small business week & awards night celebration

The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual salute to Small Business on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 with an awards presentation and delicious pasta bar catered by the Hampton Bar & Grill, at Hampton Golf Course. Over 50 members and guests turned out to enjoy the meal and the company of friends and neighbours […]

Chris Cummings to play benefit for Hampton Food Bank

It’s been over six years since country artist, Chris Cummings has performed in Hampton, but that adds to the excitement building for this Saturday’s concert. Back in 2011, Cummings played a Canada Day concert in support of the efforts to build the Skateboard Park. That show was put together by the at the time councillor […]

Fest is in the Air

There always seems to be a sense of excitement around Fall. The change of colour in the trees, the crisp morning air and the overlap of summer and winter sports creates an electric atmosphere. The Fall is the perfect season to celebrate, which is exactly what’s happening this weekend in Hampton with Fall Fest. In […]

A Family Business

The Greater Hampton Region is a small community with a lot going on. The parking lot at the Community Centre is always full, there are community breakfasts most weekends and the parks and fields are always busy. The region is home to eight schools, 100+ businesses, and dozens of community groups and organizations. This vibrant […]