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. […]

The Bloomin’ Artists are Coming!!

The Bloomin’ Artists event will happen in Hampton for the 9th time on July 20th and 21st. On Saturday, July 20th over 30 artists will fan out into beautiful locations in and around Hampton to paint small works of art that will then be sold by silent auction. The auctions will take place at the […]

A Special Surprise

The Piggs Peak Garden Party, hosted by Hooper Studios, was a great success, raising almost $2000 for school fees. It was a warm, sunny Sunday and visitors of all ages enjoyed the flowers, art, and music provided by Magnus LaBiillois and the duo, Hardly There (Amanda Weir and Sebastian Doucet). Guests very invited to get […]

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 […]

Music and the Town Square Environs

By David G. Keirstead During the summer months the sound of music wafts through the area surrounding the Town Square on Sunday evenings as musical programs arranged through the courtesy of the Leisure Services division of the Town’s staff are presented. This area, over the years, has had many events of a musical nature. Let’s […]

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 […]

Lifestyles Health & Wellness Centre Breaths New Life Into Old Building

The building located at 1032 Main Street that currently houses Lifestyles Health & Wellness Centre was built in 1883 as an Agricultural Hall and it was the site of many events and activities included an annual agricultural fair.  In 1955, the Agricultural Society leased the property long term to the Hampton Legion and in 1970, […]

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 […]

The Environmental Movement in Hampton High School

Over the past year, the topic of climate change, energy usage, and environmental degrade has been more prominent than in any other point in history. The results of our actions and misdeeds as a species has become clear, and it has become the role of the new generation to fix these mistakes. Schools and youths […]