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Maria Allard

C&G Staff Reporter – Warren Weekly, Grosse Pointe Times, Sterling Heights Sentry


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 and Sterling Heights Sentry newspapers. 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 January 24, 2020

METRO DETROIT — High school students planning to attend college or a vocational trade school are encouraged to look into scholarship opportunities from two local credit unions.

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Published January 24, 2020

CENTER LINE — While the legalization of recreational marijuana approved by voters in November 2018 pleased a lot of Michigan residents, there were many in the state concerned about the effects it could have on youth.

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Published January 24, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Earlier this month, Center Line Public Schools Superintendent Eve Kaltz announced her retirement effective June 30, 2020.

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Published January 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Two different events have placed University Liggett School in the spotlight. On Jan. 27, the school will star in its own documentary set to air at 7:30 p.m. on Detroit Public Television.

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Published January 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — It’s a classic story with unforgettable characters, plenty of life lessons and lots of candy to satisfy a sweet tooth.

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Published January 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — When Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education President Brian Summerfield resigned from his position Jan. 2, the search for a replacement began immediately.

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Published January 17, 2020

WARREN — John Waite’s career has encountered a lot of “Change.” He’s been a rock ’n’ roller, lead singer, bass player, singer, songwriter and Grammy nominee. He’s gone country, acoustic and bluegrass over the years.

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Published January 14, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Works was prepared for the rainfall and ice in metro Detroit Jan. 11-12.

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Published January 14, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — When George Koueiter Sr. moved from Syria to the U.S. in 1950, he found work as a diamond setter.

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Published January 14, 2020

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GROSSE POINTES/FARMINGTON HILLS — They attempted to resolve their differences during a face-to-face meeting Nov. 5, but now both sides will try to settle their differences through the court system.

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Published January 10, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — They spend long hours reading educational materials, attending school functions and making difficult decisions that are sometimes  unpopular. They do the job because they love it.

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Published January 10, 2020

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Knowing approximately 3,000 Michigan patients are waiting for lifesaving organ transplants, two local HOSA chapters participated in the recent Gift of Life Michigan HOSA Challenge.

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Published January 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Anyone looking to start a business could learn plenty from the seventh and eighth grade students who attend St. Paul on the Lake Catholic School.

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Published January 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — After seven years on the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education, Brian Summerfield has decided to step down from his elected position. 

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Published January 3, 2020

WARREN — On Dec. 16, a grand opening unveiled the Pure Michigan-themed Reset Room at Warren Woods Tower High School.

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