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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 1, 2021

EASTPOINTE — After spending one week in remote learning, Eastpointe Middle School students were back in class face to face the week of Sept. 27.

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Published September 24, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Bert Bernardi was 23 years old when he purchased his dream car: a 1974 Chevrolet Corvette.

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Published September 22, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — For the sixth consecutive year, the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, or MVAA, has named Macomb Community College as a certified veteran-friendly school.

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Published September 22, 2021

WARREN — De La Salle Collegiate High School students in need of extra academic or emotional support will now receive it with the opening of the Loepp Family Foundation Pilot Center.

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Published September 22, 2021

METRO DETROIT — In April 2020 — one month after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer closed schools statewide because of COVID-19 — Warren Consolidated Schools staff members established a social and emotional learning committee.

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Published September 21, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A new water tank at Roseville High School and new carpeting for younger elementary school students are planned for Roseville Community Schools.

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Published September 20, 2021

EASTPOINTE — Three weeks after Eastpointe Community Schools students began the 2021-22 school year full time and in person, one of its schools is going virtual this week due to a staff shortage.

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Published September 20, 2021

ROSEVILLE — With the wearing of masks currently optional for students in Roseville Community Schools, five parents voiced their concerns about the issue at the district’s Sept. 7 Board of Education meeting.

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Published September 19, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Car buffs will gather on Utica Road Saturday, Sept. 25, for the annual Jammin’ at the Junction Car Show, and everyone is invited to join in the festivities.

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Published September 10, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Cieara Prazuch’s children kept reminding their mom not to cry, but she promised they were “happy tears.”

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Published September 9, 2021

WARREN — As the 2021-2022 school year began, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Van Dyke Public Schools educators to hear about their experiences teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published September 8, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Rock ‘n’ roll fans around the world were saddened when Charlie Watts — one of music’s best-known drummers who, for decades, provided the backbeat for the Rolling Stones — died Aug. 24.

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Published September 8, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — The 2021-2022 school year began locally with students returning face-to-face full time with COVID-19 safety protocols in place, including stringent cleaning procedures and social distancing wherever possible.

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Published September 8, 2021

CENTER LINE — As the new school year gets underway, Center Line Public Schools officials announced the district received the distinction of becoming a Ford Next Generation Learning Community.

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Published September 7, 2021

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — School bells are ringing for local students as the 2021-22 school year gets underway.

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