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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 November 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — On Nov. 17, an email blast was distributed to Grosse Pointe Woods residents that, because of the increasingly high numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported, all Grosse Pointe Woods city buildings are closed to the public.

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Published November 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Face-to-face learning, both hybrid and daily in-person classes, for local districts has ceased temporarily since the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new emergency COVID-19 order effective Nov. 18.

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Published November 19, 2020

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WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — In-person learning, both hybrid and daily, for local school districts has ceased temporarily since the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new emergency COVID-19 order effective Nov. 18.

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Published November 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — This holiday season will be different for many because of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean it has to be a “Blue Christmas.”

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Published November 10, 2020

WAYNE COUNTY — A local attorney has filed a formal complaint with the Wayne County Ethics Board against Wayne County Board of Canvassers Chairperson Monica Palmer.

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Published November 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Because of an increase of COVID-19 cases in the Grosse Pointe Public School System and Wayne County having a Level E highest-risk rating, all GPPSS students have returned to remote learning at this time.

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Published November 6, 2020

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — As the nation observes Veterans Day Nov. 11, two local schools are holding events to thank veterans for their service to our nation. Because of COVID-19, the celebrations are different than in past years, but the tributes are just as heartfelt.

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Published November 4, 2020

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GROSSE POINTES — The past several weeks have been strained in the Grosse Pointes as 17 candidates vied for a seat on the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education.

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Published November 4, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — Center Line Public Schools will welcome a new member to the Board of Education.

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Published October 27, 2020

GROSSE POINTES/HARPER WOODS — While many registered voters in Grosse Pointe Woods already have cast their votes through absentee ballots, others will head to the polls Nov. 3 to vote in person.

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Published October 27, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Nearly two years ago, the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council voted to name the City Hall municipal complex the Robert E. Novitke Municipal Center.

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Published October 23, 2020

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WARREN/FRASER/STERLING HEIGHTS — Two students who attended Warren Consolidated Schools’ Macomb Mathematics Science and Technology Center were named 2020 Stamps Scholars.

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Published October 23, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — When the 2020-2021 school year began, local districts started the year conducting virtual learning formats in which students log on to a computer at home to take classes and communicate with their teachers online.

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Published October 21, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — In 2003, Rochester Hills resident Mary Jane Pasko entered a contest at the local Farmer Jack grocery store.

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Published October 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — After being out of their classrooms since last March, a number of Grosse Pointe Public School System students returned to school Oct. 12.

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