One February 25, the Lakeside Schoolhouse was damaged by fire. Hampton, New Brunswick.

Remembering the Lakeside Schoolhouse

On Monday, February 25, Hampton lost a landmark. The vacant Lakeside Schoolhouse was severely damaged by fire. The Hampton Fire Rescue was able to quick put out the flames, but not before the fire had caused its harm. Lakeside Schoolhouse, a brief history The Lakeside Schoolhouse was built in the 1880’s. A Facebook post by […]

The Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership is Helping Kwenzile. Read about it in this week's update. Hampton, New Brunswick.

Helping Kwenzile

Making exceptions The new school year has started in Piggs Piggs and the 180 students supported by the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership are now in class. Our policy is that, once we start paying school fees for a student, we commit to support that student throughout his or her high school years. Of course, every year […]

Hampton PRO Kids won on Saturday night at the annual Battle of the Badges in Hampton, New Brunswick

Hampton PRO Kids Wins Again

What a great night at the Community Centre last night, at the 7th Annual Battle of the Badges Game in support of Hampton PRO Kids. The game, in conjunction with the Online Auction, have made this a record breaking year! Our official total is $6440.50! Congratulations to the Hampton Fire Department who came out on […]

Hampton has a twin! The Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership supports youth in Swaziland in getting an education. Hampton, New Brunswick

Piggs Peak Update: Not seeing the whole staircase

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase”. Martin Luther King, Jr. More students than ever I am excited to say that the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership has taken the first step into 2019 by committing to support 180 students at 4 high schools in Piggs Peak! And, no, we […]

Battle of the Badges is coming up in Hampton, New Brunswick.

Battle of the Badges

The Battle of the Badges is coming up in Hampton! Seven years ago, Kevin Breau noticed the large number of people picking up P.R.O. Kids applications from the Leisure Services Department where his office was located. “I asked Gena [Fowler, Director of Leisure Services] one day where’s all this money coming from because it seemed […]

John Bettle of the Hampton Lions Club talks about the work the club does for the community and beyond. Hampton, New Brunswick

Changing ‘me’ to ‘we’

If there is a community-wide event going on, you’ll likely see the members of the Hampton Lions Club there in their purple and gold vests and sweaters. They volunteer their time to organize events or help out with whatever they can, but the Lions do a lot more than host bingo and provide security. “The […]

When you try, the world tries. This is a lesson learned by the students at Lakefield Elementary. They made a large donation to Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership. Hampton, New Brunswick.

When you try, the world tries

“When you try … the world tries….” Those words, printed in chalk on the blackboard, were the first things I saw when I walked into the classroom at Lakefield Elementary School in early January. About 2 months before that, I was invited by vice-principal, Julie McNamee, to speak to the Lakefield student body about the […]

Hampton New Brunswick has experienced a number of storms. They act as a reminder that we should be constantly preparing for emergencies.

Preparing for emergencies

A series of recent storms saw the water level rise on the banks of several bodies of water around the region causing flooding and damage to personal property. Although the residents have become accustomed to spring flooding, these weather events haven’t become any less devastating. Winter and spring storms can bring heavy snow and rainfall […]