“I have a million hearts.” Not long ago, Hampton artist, Sue Hooper was talking to her 7-year old grandson, Marcus, and this was his way of expressing how much love he had. Marcus’s suggestion was that he and his grandmother do a huge painting of a million hearts and put it beside the sign welcoming […]
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.
The Midget “A” Bulldogs had their annual closing at Midland Meadows Golf Course on the 2nd of June. Many thanks to the Players for another great year, from our players and myself we would like to thank our Fans, Parents, Rink Staff, all of our sponsors, Officials, and our staff who looked after Medical, 50/50, […]
Small communities across Canada have one thing in common. We are all a product of those who came before us. The lucky ones have something special. They have one or more individuals who make it their mission to research and document those early times. They have a local historian. In our region, we are extremely […]
It’s no secret that the Greater Hampton Region is an active community. Take a drive down Main St. and you’ll see dozens of runners and the constant use of the schools’ sports fields. Or try to drive through any back roads without coming across a cyclist. Now, all that activity could win the community $150,000! […]
In recent articles I have written about the importance of having local Swazis in the Piggs Peak area helping us with the work we are doing. The Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership is a rarity among charitable organizations in that 100% of funds donated go directly to our programs. This is partly a function of having volunteers […]
We posted on our Facebook page yesterday that CTV News Live at 5 would be doing an interview with Debbie Hickey, Manager of the Kings County Museum, about their new Covered Bridge Display. If you did not have an opportunity to see it, you can catch it here. Kudos to Debbie and Mike Hickey for […]
On May 11th the Rotary Club of Hampton and Hampton Scotiabank held a Suitcase Social Joint Fundraiser at the Seniors Resource Centre with all proceeds going to the Hampton Food Basket. With the support of 159 guests we raised $5084.00. Both Rotary and Scotiabank thank all who took part in this very important fundraiser.
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history. On Tuesday, May 21, The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for […]
Anyone wanting to apply for a chance to be drawn for the 2019 moose hunt may do so from now until June 14th. The number of ballots available to applicants whose names have not been drawn for 20 years or more in the random computerized draw will increase to 243 from 81. This will increase their […]