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Immokalee Fire Chief Anderson Fired

anderson-130Paul Anderson, chief of the Immokalee Fire Control District which has responsibility for Ave Maria, was fired at a special board meeting Wednesday afternoon for violating his contract's provisions on sick leave.

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Three in the Running for AMSCD Board Seat

A total of three candidates have met the requirements to run for the first seat on the Ave Maria Stewardship Community District that will be elected directly by residents. Robb Klucik, Kyle Armstrong and Jeff Fenuccio will be on the ballot for the April 25 election.

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Dominican Sisters to Leave Donahue Academy

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, whose sisters have taught at the Donahue Academy since the k-12 Catholic school opened in 2007, have told the school that all its sisters will leave Ave Maria at the end of the current school year.

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Town Residents Remember Michael Novak

About 200 residents of Ave Maria gathered Saturday to remember Michael Novak, the noted author and theologian who called the town home for most of the final years of his life.

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A Special Feast Day

The community of Ave Maria honored its patron saint, Mary, Saturday with numerous celebrations on the Feast of the Annunciation. Above, a resident photographs the sunrise over the Ave Maria Parish Church which is specifically oriented toward the spot where the sun breaks the horizon on the feast day. (photo by Monica Dix)

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