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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 Eastpointe and Roseville community schools for the Roseville-Eastpointe Eastsider newspaper. Allard has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University, and she is in love with the Rolling Stones.

Published January 26, 2022

EASTPOINTE — This month, Kim Myers began a new journey when she stepped inside a kindergarten classroom at Crescentwood Elementary School in the Eastpointe Community Schools.

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Published January 26, 2022

WARREN — The Warren Woods Public Schools Board of Education received an update on the district’s finances at the Jan. 10 board meeting

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Published January 25, 2022

EASTPOINTE — The front entrances of several Eastpointe Community Schools buildings soon will receive a new look.

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Published January 12, 2022

WARREN — A 10th grade student was taken into custody and Lincoln High School was placed on lockdown briefly during the afternoon of Jan. 12 while Warren Police investigated allegations of a threat made with a handgun.

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Published January 12, 2022

WARREN — In the 1990s, Kara L. Swanson was living the life she had worked so hard to achieve. 

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Published January 11, 2022

METRO DETROIT — Local radio disc jockeys, music fans and musicians will gather Jan. 30 at the Token Lounge in Westland to remember their dear friend John O’Leary.

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Published January 7, 2022

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WARREN/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A new bill signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is designed to address a substitute teacher shortage by letting other trusted staff members serve in that role.

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Published December 22, 2021

METRO DETROIT — You’re hosting Christmas Eve dinner, your extended family is coming over and you want everything to be flawless — but there is one detail you’re debating. 

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Published December 22, 2021

CENTER LINE/WARREN — The Center Line Public Schools’ Academy 21 virtual program is for students who learn best in an online setting.

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Published December 21, 2021

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — In an effort to curtail vaping among middle school and high school students, Warren Consolidated Schools has joined with several districts across the country to sue the electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc.

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Published December 21, 2021

EASTPOINTE — Coleen Dwojakowski has struggled with her weight since she was a teenager.

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Published December 8, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Roseville Community Schools officials did not offer the elementary school Gifted and Talented Program during the 2020-21 school year.

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Published December 8, 2021

EASTPOINTE — An Eastpointe Community Schools administrator has been recognized for her dedication to the district.

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Published December 8, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/EASTPOINTE — Local communities are heartbroken over the tragic shooting that occurred Nov. 30 at Oxford High School.

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Published December 3, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A woman seen on video punching and kicking one of two girls engaged in a fight at Roseville Middle School will be charged with felony assault. “We’ve identified the adult. We secured a warrant yesterday (Dec.Read More