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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 February 25, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department continues to investigate a fire that occurred Feb. 19 at a two-story home in the 1800 block of Broadstone Road.

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Published February 24, 2021

MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb Community College students will see an increase in their tuition next year.

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Published February 24, 2021

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STERLING HEIGHTS/WARREN — From “Beauty and the Beast” to “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts, or WCSPA, students have entertained audiences for 30 years.

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Published February 24, 2021

CENTER LINE — On the morning of Feb. 12, sparks flew from the inside of a classroom in Center Line High School’s C-Hallway.

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Published February 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — After attending school in a hybrid format since October, minus a brief period that began in November, Grosse Pointe Public School System children will return to full-time in-person learning next month.

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Published February 21, 2021

WARREN — When the 2020-21 school year began in August at De La Salle Collegiate High School, in-person instruction was held five days a week at the all-boys Catholic high school.

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Published February 21, 2021

DETROIT — The case against a 23-year-old woman charged with threatening a local election official is moving forward.

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Published February 11, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The legacy of Oscar Hammerstein — the librettist and lyricist of Broadway favorites “The Sound Of Music,” “Carousel,” “South Pacific” and more — is living on through a new international contest.

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Published February 10, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — After being closed for six months for renovations, the Ewald Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is open for curbside service.  

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Published February 9, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Last November, Grosse Pointe Woods city officials closed all city buildings to the public for a second time because of the increasingly high numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported.

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Published February 8, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Last month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer set a goal for school districts to begin offering an option for in-person learning by March 1 or earlier if possible.

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Published February 5, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Talk about a snow day. Forty-three years ago, the Great Blizzard of 1978 blanketed metro Detroit, the state and other parts of the U.S.

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Published January 28, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Students, families and teachers at St. Clare of Montefalco Catholic School are finding ways to bond with each other and build stronger relationships while valuing their diverse backgrounds.

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Published January 27, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Earlier this month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference in which her administration set a goal for school districts to begin offering an option for in-person learning by March 1 or earlier if possible.

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Published January 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — It’s finally here. On Jan. 13, the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department received its brand-new firetruck, a project two years in the making.

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