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Redone Electoral Map, Maple Ridge Bond Offering Before AMSCD Meeting Sept. 9

The Ave Maria Stewardship Community District board will consider a second effort at defining the amount of "urban area" in town at its meeting Sept. 9. Also on the agenda, is a proposed $16-million bond offering for infrastructure in Maple Ridge as well as$10-million bond for the extension of Anthem Parkway.

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Donahue Students Explore History of Rome and the Church

Eight Donahue Academy students learned a lot about Rome – and about themselves – on a trip during the summer led by Donahue staff. One student, Claire Guernsey, wrote for The Ave Herald about what the trip meant to her.

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Local Election Winners: Donalds, Passidomo, McDaniel

donalds130Byron Donalds (right) won the Republican primary for Ave Maria's state house district, and is almost sure to be seated in Tallahassee after November. Matt Hudson, who has represented the district, lost his bid for a state senate seat to Kathleen Passidomo. Bill McDaniel won the Republican primary for the District 5 Collier County Commission seat and will face a Democratic opponent in November.

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AMU Students Among University Representatives to Mother Teresa's Canonization

Thirty-one Ave Maria University studetns and about the same number of other Ave Maria representatives are in Rome for the canonization of Mother Teresa Sunday.

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Donahue Wins 2nd Straight Football Game

The Donahue Academy Shamrocks overwhelemed Seacoast Christian 52-13 in Jacksonville for their second straight victory of the young eight-man football season. The Shamrocks have a bye next weekend and play their home opener Sept. 9 against First Coast Christian from Jacksonville.

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