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Festive spirit arrives early amid positive budget report

By BILL PIECUCH For The Vista Santa did arrive a bit early — and in an unexpected fashion:  A balanced budget was unveiled during the monthly Fairfield Glade meeting. And the customarily tough grilling by residents for hidden warts was replaced by rare chorus of accolades. Almost as a signal of the holiday season, General […]

November 26th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #2

Wasting no time

Newcomers to Glade giving back to the community By JIM ARBER For The Vista People that move to Fairfield Glade do so for many different reasons. Some want to kick back, period. Some want to play golf. Some want to fish, to hike, and to enjoy the beauty. Others want to move here and “get […]

November 18th, 2014 | Continued

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Glade Board rescinds 2% surcharge on preferred cards

For The Vista Many have commented on the proposed 2% surcharge that was to be applied when topping up the Preferred Member Card by using a credit card as payment. This was considered to assist with offsetting some of the charges incurred by the Club for credit card processing thereby giving us more money to […]

November 13th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #4

Really? Winter in October?!

Just a week ago, temperatures were in the 70s and 80s and the Autumn colors were bursting on the trees in Fairfield Glade. But last Friday night we all had to do a double-take when we looked at the calendar. Yes, it was still October! Yet, SNOW was here, blanketing those colorful leaves with a […]

November 5th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #5

Why We Live Here

Trees Beautiful, trees, beautiful Fall Some trees are short, others are tall. Every color leaf, every shade every hue Go for a drive, there’s a fantastic view! The leaves keep falling – drop – drop – drop Sometimes it seems they will never stop. Then winter comes, trees are bare They look so sad, like […]

October 22nd, 2014 | Continued

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Why We Live Here — Sunrises and Sunsets!

  In a matter of less than 11 hours, Fairfield Glade residents can be treated to a beautiful sunrise — like the one above left over Lake Catherine — and a stunning sunset — like the one above right. The sun was just coming up over the trees on the morning and the sky was […]

Watch out for latest crime threat

By Thomas Covino Watch Your Back! Neighbors, if you live next door to a residence that’s up for sale, keep an eye out for people in the back yard of that house. There is apparently a man and woman acting as if they’re interested in purchasing the house, go to the back door and knock […]

Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness in November

Part 3 of 4 By CYD RIEDE For The Vista November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month as designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. November is also Family Caregivers Month. This is the third in a series of articles that will explore various aspects of Dementia/Alzhiemer’s including definition, diagnosis, caregiving and local support. Caregiving Caregiving […]

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Nov. 23 is Free Christmas Concert by Southern Stars Symphonic Brass

For The Vista The Southern Stars Symphonic Brass (SSSB) are presenting a FREE admission Christmas concert on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 3 P.M. at the beautiful 1,200 seat Stone Memorial HS auditorium. The concert by this 30-piece professional instrumental ensemble is their gift to the residents of Cumberland County and the sponsors who have been […]

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Fall’s Final Burst of Colors?

The colors are fading and the leaves are falling at a faster pace. Yes, the best of what we love about Fall in Fairfield Glade is getting harder to find. Yet, there are still specactular spots to behold — such as Lake Canterbury (above) and the 18th hole at Stonehenge Golf Course (at left).

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Lions to explore America’s wonders

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Bob DeLoss is a renowned naturalist and educator. He and his camera will take you on a journey from Hawaii to Maine to enjoy some of the fascinating sights of “America’s Natural Wonders”. The Travelogue Series is sponsored by the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. They all take place at […]

Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness

Part 2 of 4 By CYD RIEDE For The Vista November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month as designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1983. November is also Family Caregivers Month. This is the second in a series of articles that will explore various aspects of Dementia/Alzhiemer’s including definition, diagnosis, caregiving and local support. Definition of […]

Three top performers to round out RHA shows for 2014

For The Vista It doesn’t get much better than having Dennis Donald, Ashley Krohn and Terri Utsey together in performance. That is just what the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowner’s Association (RHA) has in store for their 2014 closing fellowship. You won’t want to miss this dynamic trio, so be sure to reserve the night of […]

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How about that? Three years and counting

  As I was working on The Vista this past week, it struck me — “Hey, Happy Anniversary to me!” Yes, it has been three years now that I have had the reins of The Vista as its Publisher/Editor. As the old saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” Oh, it’s not always fun, […]

Community Club to begin charging processing fee on credit card payments

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club has announced that, beginning Dec. 1, it will be issuing a surcharge for all credit card use and purchases at Glade venues. The Club says that it currently incurs over $200,000 in annual credit card fees on all transactions paid with credit cards. These fees equate to […]

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Emerson: Art Guild Artist of the Month

By JUDY KAHOUN FOr The Vista The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is celebrating the creativity of Camilla S. Emerson during the month of November . Come and view one-of-a-kind works of art . This exhibition is located at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive, (off Peavine). Emerson’s work combines many media from […]

Maintaining golf courses in Glade is never-ending

COMMENTARY By JOANN FAULDS For The Vista I have served on the Committee for now three years and I am amazed at how much I have learned about the golfing community and how much more there is to learn. For example: A) Maintaining a golf course at the Fairfield Glade level is a never ending […]

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Nothing like golf in the Fall at Fairfield Glade!

There are views literally on every hole at all five Fairfield Glade golf courses — but especially is that true in Autumn. Playing a round of golf at Dorchester with his son, Jesse, Glade resident James Lovelace took the time to share those vistas with Vista readers.

Take steps to avoid being a victim of crime gets unveiled

Special to The Vista Mark this date on your calendar: Thursday, November 13th. This is when the Neighborhood Watch Coalition will be hosting a “Town Hall” type meeting, where the attendees get to ask what to, when to, and how to “Prevent Crime” in their home, office and neighborhood. Now’s the time to get the […]

Fall leaf pickup plans announced

For The Vista Pickup routes will begin November 3rd (please don’t set bags along the roadside before this date) and will continue through December 19th, according to the Fairfield Glade Community Club. No leaves or sticks will be picked up after this date. Residents are requested to bag all their leaves (weight limit of 40 […]

Glade resident, artist visits Girl Scout Troop and CATS

For The Vista One of the exciting badges offered for Girl Scouts to earn is about cartoons. Paula Brinkley, adult leader of Girl Scout Troop 2906 contacted the C.A.T.S. Gallery to ask if there was an artist who could make a presentation to the three girls in the troop. C.A.T.S. Member Artist, Chuck Jensen has […]