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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 October 16, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Six of the seven Grosse Pointe Public School System candidates running for the three open school board seats in the Nov. 6 general election said they are not in favor of Schools of Choice.

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Published October 12, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Monsters and music will join together Oct. 28 when the Motor City Symphony Orchestra performs its Halloween-themed concert, “Classically Spooky,” at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township.

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Published October 9, 2018

METRO DETROIT — When it comes to the fall fashions of 2018, the hues of hot pink, navy and onyx are setting the styles. Also fashionable this season are animal prints and floral prints, according to Sarah Kreisler, owner of Village Palm, located at 17131 Kercheval Ave. in Grosse Pointe City.

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Published October 9, 2018

GROSSE POINTES/DETROIT — University Liggett School student Matthew Lesha is always looking for ways to help other people. He also has a passion for reading — something he developed as a young child — and became an accelerated reader while attending Our Lady Star of the Sea in Grosse Pointe Woods.

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Published October 9, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — All who gathered at the annual Grosse Pointe Public School System community luncheon Oct. 1 had the opportunity to mingle with elected officials, school board members, law enforcement officers, educators and clergy from the five Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — Get out those cowboy boots and let’s do some scootin’ — it’s time to boogie. In the 1990s, the Hoover Roadhouse on Hoover Road became a honky-tonk haven for country music lovers who wanted to line dance the night away to Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire.

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Published October 5, 2018

WARREN — In 1993, Crossroads Clubhouse of Macomb County Community Mental Health opened its doors to county adults living with mental illness.

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Published October 3, 2018

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WARREN — In 1994, local entrepreneur Sam Cupp found a way to help high school students who needed extra support.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

CENTER LINE/WARREN — In an effort to keep open the lines of communication between school officials and the public, Center Line Public Schools has started monthly Coffee Club Community Conversation meetings.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

WARREN — On the morning of Sept. 21, the gymnasium of Siersma Elementary School in Warren Consolidated Schools transformed itself to become a high-voltage rock ‘n’ roll concert.Read More

Published October 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The community is invited to the annual Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety’s open house from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 7.

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Published October 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Before the Grosse Pointe North and South high school varsity football teams take the field for the schools’ annual rivalry game Oct. 12, the community will gather for the event’s ninth annual tailgate celebration.

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Published September 26, 2018

WOODS — For the past two weeks, members of the Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety have investigated an armed robbery that occurred Sept. 10 at the Verizon store located at 21155 Mack Ave.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods has had to put a halt to the city’s road construction program.

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Published September 25, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — On Sept. 24, members of the Grosse Pointe Public School System administration distributed a letter to parents, district staff and the media about two incidents that occured over the weekend regarding student safety.

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