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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 July 20, 2018

WARREN — The 100 elementary students attending summer school in the Van Dyke Public Schools district at Lincoln Elementary School welcomed a visitor the morning of July 19.

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — Lincoln Middle School and Lincoln High School students who are behind in credits have the opportunity to get back on track this summer.

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — In his role as Lt. Governor, Brian Calley has advocated for special needs individuals in an effort to showcase their strengths, rather than their disabilities.

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Published July 13, 2018

WARREN — Denny Norman began spinning his wheels at age 13 when he got his first bicycle.

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Published July 10, 2018

METRO DETROIT — For parents-to-be or for moms and dads whose families are expanding, there is so much to do before the baby arrives, and that includes decorating and painting the nursery.

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Published July 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The electives program at the Grosse Pointe Academy is in the process of expanding and should be ready in time for the new school year this fall.

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Published July 6, 2018

WOODS — An investigation is underway into a scooter crash in which a man was killed during the early morning of July 5.

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Published July 6, 2018

WARREN — Sly and the Family Stone harmonized about “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” while Eddie Cochran and The Who battled the “Summertime Blues.” With summer in full swing, this week’s Warren Weekly pays tribute to flip-flops, road trips, backyard barbecues, and relaxing at the lake by asking C & G Newspapers staff members about their favorite summertime jams.

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Published July 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Watching a school of fish swim about in her aquarium was one of Claire Valente’s favorite pastimes. 

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Published July 2, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A total of 121 students got their science, technology, engineering and math skills in gear last week at Brownell Middle School.

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Published June 29, 2018

WARREN — When girls leave grade three and move up to grades four and five, many of them go through changes that aren’t always welcome.

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Published June 29, 2018

WARREN — Several administrative changes in Van Dyke Public Schools became effective July 1. 

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Published June 26, 2018

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — On the morning of June 25, representatives of Ascension St. John Hospital held a mock active shooter drill with members of the Grosse Pointe Woods, Farms and Shores public safety departments. The mock shooting drill was part of the hospital’s ongoing effort to ensure that the medical center provides patients and visitors with a safe and secure environment.

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Published June 25, 2018

METRO DETROIT — With the help of several sponsors, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan will again feed children this summer. On June 16, Gleaners kicked off its Hunger Free Summer campaign with games, food and more during an event held at the Emerald Springs Townhomes in Detroit.

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Published June 25, 2018

WARREN — A group of local students preparing for college in the fall recently received a financial boost from Extra Credit Union, or ECU.

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