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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 15, 2019

WARREN — Improvements in both security features and energy efficiency, along with remodeled classrooms and updated technology, could be a possibility for Fitzgerald Public Schools.

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Published February 15, 2019

WARREN — Since 1974, Sister Mary Leanne has been a comforting presence at Regina High School, first as a teacher, then as principal and later as president.

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Published February 13, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Robert Novitke has served on the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council for 42 years. He was first elected by the public in 1977 as a councilman and was appointed mayor in 1990. He ran for mayor in 1991 and has been re-elected in every election ever since. The mayoral election takes place every four years.

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Published February 13, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS —  The theater students at University Liggett School are forever developing their performance skills through hard work, passion, collaboration and more. The public will have the opportunity to watch them showcase their talents over the next few weeks both on television and live onstage.

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Published February 11, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Back in 1972, when the Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein began investigating a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex, there was no internet or social media on which to immediately share their findings.

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Published February 8, 2019

WARREN — Warren Woods Tower High School sophomore Isabella Vehar wasn’t expecting to like the songs on Charles Mingus’ “Ah Um” record. The instrumental album, released in 1959, isn’t something to which she normally would listen. But after giving the music a try, Vehar was jazzed.

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Published February 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Every spring, former students of University Liggett School gather for the annual Alumni Weekend celebration. The event is a chance for past graduates to relive their glory days at Liggett, become acquainted with each other, and get a look at the updates and changes the school has undergone over the years. This year’s Alumni Weekend is set for May 17-18.

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Published February 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Students and staff from the Grosse Pointe Public School System chilled out last week when school was closed Jan. 28-29 and again Jan. 31 due to the arctic weather that Michigan endured.

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Published February 1, 2019

WARREN — Dennis Bostick, owner/president of Universal Shopping Center in Warren, is always looking for ways to give back to the community. He did just that when he, his son Dennis Bostick Jr. and his daughter Kristin Bostick visited Cromie Elementary School Jan. 25 to donate $3,000 to the media center.

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Published February 1, 2019

CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Students and staff from local schools “chilled” out last week when school was closed in most districts Jan. 28-31 due to the freezing cold weather Michigan endured.

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Published February 1, 2019

WARREN — Peck Elementary School fifth-grader Amaan Ahmed aspires to become a physicist. He is getting plenty of practice as a member of the school’s VEX robotics team, which meets for 90 minutes twice a week after school. There are 25 fourth- and fifth-graders in the after-school program.

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Published January 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 55, Paul Chatlin could not walk more than seven steps without having to stop and take several breaths. He also found out he had three blocked coronary arteries and was a candidate for bypass surgery.

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Published January 25, 2019

WARREN/CENTER LINE — High school students who plan to continue their studies at a college, university or trade school also have to find ways to finance their schooling.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — At the Jan. 14 Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Gary Niehaus took the opportunity to address school safety after two recent incidents prompted police investigations.

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Published January 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — With student enrollment declining for the past several years in the Grosse Pointe Public School System, the school board has asked the administration to consider a district reconfiguration plan.

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