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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 October 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Hope, sadness, love and loss. Those are among the feelings that come up when viewing a Day of the Dead ofrenda that paints a picture of a loved one who has died.

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Published October 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods voters will go to the polls Nov. 5 to vote in the City Council race.

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Published October 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — In 2016, singer and ukulele player Grace VanderWaal, 12, was the winner in season 11 of NBC’s competition show “America’s Got Talent.”

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Published October 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — On Oct. 15, Grosse Pointe Public School System officials announced — through a news release — that a racist Snapchat photo that had been circulating in the community did not show Grosse Pointe students.

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Published October 22, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The Grosse Pointe Public School System community is mourning the loss of a Grosse Pointe South High School student who died a few days after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle Oct. 10.

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Published October 18, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — A group of Macomb County educators have joined together to place an educational millage on the ballot next March.

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Published October 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — When addressing the crowd at the Grosse Pointe Public School System’s ninth annual community luncheon Oct. 11, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, brought up several topics, including the importance of skilled trades training and mental health care.

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Published October 11, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Fans of Jefferson Starship will have “Somebody to Love” when the celebrated rock band performs Oct. 25 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts.

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Published October 11, 2019

WARREN — “Crunch.” That was the sound that echoed in the cafeterias of five Warren Consolidated Schools buildings Oct. 10 as students participated in the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Past and present Grosse Pointe Academy, or GPA, staff, parents and board members reminisced about the good times when they gathered Oct. 4 to celebrate the school’s 50-year anniversary.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Let the rivalry begin. The annual Grosse Pointe North High School vs. Grosse Pointe South High School football game is set for Oct. 18.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — When students and staff at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic School learned that fifth grade student Payton Shock had been diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a form of cancer, they immediately began doing all they could to help Shock and her family emotionally.

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Published October 4, 2019

WARREN — The Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD, club at Regina High School is always finding ways to encourage good choices among its classmates.

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Published October 4, 2019

WARREN — If you break the law, there are consequences: jail time, fines, court dates and mandatory educational classes.

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Published October 1, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/PARK/FARMS — The Grosse Pointe Public Library staff has plans to break ground on several building renovations this spring.

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