Doug Grant Fundraiser

Tonight at the Hampton Legion, family and friends of Doug Grant will come together to support Hampton’s favorite barber. Doug and his wife Trish operate Gerald’s Barber Shop on Main Street. Doug has recently been diagnosed with Stage 3C melanoma and will soon be undergoing treatment. As many of us know all too well, the […]

It’s All About the Kids

Every child should have the opportunity to participate. Whether he or she chooses to participate in a sport, cultural, arts or recreation activity, that choice should not be dependent on financial ability. Hampton PRO Kids has a mandate to make sure every child and youth in the Greater Hampton Region has that opportunity.  The local […]

Christmas Cheer at the Hampton Fire Hall

When Norm Garnett was a teenager, his father was unemployed. He recalls members of the Rothesay Fire Department stopping in at his house with a box of Christmas items – food and gifts. Then, 12 years ago, as a member of the Hampton Fire Department, when he caught word that there was a Hampton family […]

A Community Treasure

When the Town of Hampton was looking for funding sources to upgrade the Dutch Point Park playground, Director of Leisure Services Gena Fowler brought it up at a Hampton Community Club meeting. Fellow committee member, and then RCMP Corporal, Pat Cole thought of the RCMP Foundation. He collected the appropriate forms and worked with the […]

A town that supports art

On Friday, Dec. 1st, Jim Boyd will reveal his new sculpture installation at the mouth of the Trans Canada Trail in Hampton. “I’m really excited to have two sculptures in the community,” Boyd explains. His first installation, the Peace Wing, is on permanent display in the town’s square. “A lot of my work is inspired […]

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 […]