Posted June 10, 2021
In May residents of Fearrington Village were asked to participate in a survey on their preferences for maintaining Beechmast Pond. The survey presented five options, three of which would be changes to our current approach, as suggested by Kris Bass Engineering (KBE). Those options were:
- Continue with the current dredging activity every year
- Retain pond with an expanded forebay, with dredging every five (5) years
- Remove pond and create a wetlands area, with bi-annual dredging
- Remove pond and restore it to a stream
- No opinion
See an earlier article for more information about the issues concerning (cont'd....)
Updated June 4, 2021
Note: In the last paragraph but one, the phrase "First Choice asks people not to include caps and lids" is correct. However, the later statement, "Ensure that your cans, bottles, jugs, jars, and tubs are empty and relatively clean, and then put the caps and lids back on" does not apply to First Choice, which handles most of the curbside recycling. From the First Choice website, "All items should be rinsed with lids removed", and later, for both glass and plastic, "Lids should be thrown away in the trash".
Recycling—What can be recycled? What should not?—is a (cont'd....)
Posted April 6, 2021
The recent Community Assessment Survey suggested that large numbers of residents consider Fearrington Village a highly desirable place to live, and many are willing to help in keeping it so. Some features stood out as especially important in enhancing the quality of our lives. In the coming months we hope to develop these features further, making sure they can be maintained, and addressing any deficiencies that now exist. To do this we need your help.
The FHA Long Range Planning Committee (LRPC) has defined four “initiatives” that will become the focal points for future development. The (cont'd....)
Updated February 12, 2021
Residents have been notified that the dues statement from HRW for 2021 contains two errors. The name of our association should be "Fearrington Homeowners Association". The address for remitting your payment contains an incorrect zip code; it is missing one digit. The correct zip code is (cont'd....)
Updated May 9, 2021
The Guardian newspaper recently ran a story on Pittsboro’s water quality ("A town’s water is contaminated with ‘forever chemicals'"). The story was also reported in Consumer Reports, which had combined with the Guardian to investigate the issue. The local newspaper, Chatham News and Record, provided a (cont'd....)
We have revised our FHA contact/question form in an effort to get residents' questions or comments to the right parties within FHA or the Website Team.
The form is linked on most of the website pages on the lower right. Look for this link: GET HELP or CONTACT FHA. You (cont'd....)
Updated, March 8, 2021
Today the CDC released new guidelines, explaining what fully vaccinated individuals can now do safely, as well as pointing out areas where caution is still necessary.
Posted February 28, 2021
More and more residents have now received their second shot. Unfortunately, it has been quite (cont'd....)
Posted July 27, 2021
Here are links to a number of articles we would like to draw to your attention. They may not be as timely or important as those featured on the News tab, but they may be worth your reading. Some may provide helpful background information.
Updated January 28, 2021
As noted in the February's newsletter, Fitch Utilities is now managing the Fearrington Village wastewater system. Fearrington Utilities has plans to upgrade and renovate our existing plant this year. They plan to completely rehab each of the three tanks by taking them offline one at a (cont'd....)
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