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Maria Allard

C&G Staff Reporter – Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal, Sterling Heights Sentry, Warren Weekly


Staff Writer Maria Allard covers the school districts of Center Line, Fitzgerald, Van Dyke, Warren Consolidated and Warren Woods, and Macomb Community College for the Warren Weekly newspaper. She also covers the City of Grosse Pointe Woods and the Grosse Pointe Public Schools System for the Grosse Pointe Times newspaper. Allard has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University, and she is in love with the Rolling Stones.

Published February 23, 2018

WARREN — Warren Woods Public Schools has achieved “fiscal wellness” amid difficult financial times.

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Published February 20, 2018

WARREN — On the morning of Feb. 16, student councils from local high schools in Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties who didn’t know each other gathered inside the John Lewis Student Community Center at the South Campus of Macomb Community College.

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Published February 20, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The history of the Little Thrift Shop at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church began 60 years ago when a group of parish members utilized space inside the organ chamber to sell gently used clothing and other items to help raise money for the church.

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Published February 19, 2018

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Local school districts are reaching out to the community following the Feb. 14 Florida school shooting in which 17 people were killed.Center Line Public Schools officials are holding two community meetings to discuss the tragedy.

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Published February 19, 2018

WARREN — Hearts made from construction paper with messages of “Be Kind” and “Being Kind Is Never Wasted” that decorated classroom doors were among the many ways that Lincoln High School students celebrated the school’s first-ever Kindness Week.

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Published February 19, 2018

WARREN — Night to Shine is a grant-funded program in which young adults with special needs attend a prom free of charge. Tebow is a Heisman Trophy winner and former professional football player.

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Published February 13, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Students in Caitlin Talan’s kindergarten class at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods like to give their parents and other loved ones updates throughout the day on what they’re learning at school.

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Published February 13, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — With the possibility of the Grosse Pointe Public School System going out for a bond referendum in November, school officials are holding several town hall meetings between now and April to further discuss building needs within the district.

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Published February 13, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The crowd that gathered inside Grosse Pointe North High School’s student-run school store the morning of Feb. 8 was on a mission.

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Published February 9, 2018

WARREN — Van Dyke Public Schools district officials will place a sinking fund proposal on the May 8 ballot.

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Published February 9, 2018

WARREN — At first, new Macomb Community College President James Sawyer was uncomfortable with the idea of an inauguration in his honor. But after discussions with college staff and community members, he appreciated the chance to celebrate the school’s faculty and students, and to highlight the next phase for the college.

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Published February 6, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — The student association members of Grosse Pointe North and Grosse Pointe South high schools held Charity Week Jan. 26 through Feb. 1. The students coordinated a number of activities at school and in the community to raise money for the I Love Lucy Fund.

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Published February 6, 2018

DETROIT — A 28-year-old Detroit man who is facing a number of criminal charges, including charges for home invasion and sexual assault that allegedly occurred in Grosse Pointe Woods last April, will stand trial next month.

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Published February 2, 2018

MACOMB COUNTY — Concerts, plays and musicals are ready for the spotlight as the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts 2017-18 season continues.

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Published January 30, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Repairs at the Lake Front Park Activities Building are among several capital improvement projects on the horizon for the City of Grosse Pointe Woods.

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