The COVID-19 crisis generates many uncertainties for village residents, and information changes frequently. We try to keep this page up to date, and ask that you check regularly to see what might be new.
Click on the “Read Full Article” link below to find out about:
November Elections: Absentee ballot tracking website
November Elections: Gathering Place open as polling station
Plans for Annual Meeting, November 15
Information about Sun Trust Bank in Fearrington
Other local impacts of COVID-19
Check out these changes that were made this year due to the pandemic:
The 2020 closing date was extended to 10/4 in response to member requests. Late season hours beginning 9/14, are 12 noon - 6 pm. The pool will close at 3 pm for cleaning, and reopen at 3:30 pm.
If you are considering rejoining the pool, pay a $25 holding fee by 10/31. The cost is $100 if you wait.
This fall members may invite non-member Fearrington residents to join them for a socially distanced game of Croquet during October and November. Our Croquet Covid Guidelines are posted at the pool and on our FHA website. Please review the guidelines before playing.
Weather permitting, the court will be open Sundays in October at 4 pm for anyone wanting to give Croquet a try. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun.
A big thanks to all our...
Voting by Mail Using an Absentee Ballot
Requesting and receiving an absentee ballot does not prevent you from deciding not to use it and voting in person instead. (If you return an absentee ballot you may not then vote in person.) The Board of Elections (BOE) has requested that voters send in their requests now so that the Board can plan and obtain the resources necessary to process the expected surge of absentee ballot requests and absentee ballots
Please find the request form here. You can print it, complete it, and return it as explained below.
The request form instructions are fairly self-explanatory, but here are a few things to look out for:
- Make sure your name matches your voter registration. You can look that up at https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/ if you need to.
- Make sure to include one or both of the requested identification numbers near the top of the form...
When many of us moved to Fearrington, the Handbook and Directory gave us the essential information, but slowly other questions emerged. Why do I pay dues to two organizations? What does the Fearrington Homeowners Association (FHA) do and who belongs to it? How does it fit in with the service groups shown on the website, and what exactly is a service group? What role, if any, does Fitch Creations still have in management of the overall development? How close to “finished” is Fearrington? Here are some of the answers you may have been looking for.
Building the Dream
The Fitch vision was to develop a quiet country lifestyle with a vital and attractive village center, parks, open spaces, recreation, and housing to meet different lifestyles. In 1975, Chatham County gave the approval to Fitch Creations to create a Planned Urban Development (PUD). The first phase of single-family homes, now known as...