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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 January 3, 2020

WARREN — According to Warren Woods Public Schools Superintendent Stacey Denewith-Fici, the genuine passion that Warren Woods Tower High School Assistant Principal Colleen Gruben has for the district’s students and families is “unmatched.”

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Published December 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — In 2019, Grosse Pointe Woods had the misfortune of a flood at City Hall, the Public Safety Department’s new jail opened, a new City Council member was elected, and several city projects continued. Here is a look back at 2019.

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Published December 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — The year 2019 was an emotional one for Grosse Pointe Public School System staff, parents and students as a major change was approved by the school board.

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Published December 26, 2019

WARREN — When serving in Operation Desert Storm during the Gulf War, there were many missions for Marc Cammon and his U.S. Army comrades.

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Published December 26, 2019

WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — Bond projects, student achievement, school security and a focus on curriculum set the tone for local school districts this past year.

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Published December 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The basketball players were excited to wear camouflage for their game, but there was a bigger reason behind the fashionable look.

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Published December 20, 2019

CENTER LINE — For anyone thinking about going into the accounting field, Lansing just might be the place to start. “Every department is always looking for accountants,” state Sen. Paul Wojno, D-Warren, said when visiting Center Line High School Dec. 6.

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Published December 20, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A steady stream of tributes have circulated social media since Dec. 12, when news of musician Jack Scott’s passing was announced.

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Published December 19, 2019

WARREN — De La Salle Collegiate and its Board of Trustees have been named in a lawsuit filed Dec. 16 on behalf of three student-athletes who were suspended amid an investigation into alleged hazing within the high school’s football program.

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Published December 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — The Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education, or GPFPE, continues its mission of supporting staff and students.

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Published December 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — An investigation into the actions of a Mason Elementary School teacher continues after a student’s mother filed a police report over an incident that she deemed “inappropriate.”

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Published December 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It’s a chilly December evening, and the Corktown Popes have gathered inside their second-floor rehearsal space in Ferndale.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Since many girls struggle with self-esteem issues as early as elementary school, Van Dyke Public Schools officials have brought in a program to help those students.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Christmas with a Firefighter has become an annual tradition between the Warren Fire Department and Van Dyke Public Schools.

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Published December 10, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Crews will be working on two different projects in the coming months.

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