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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 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — After being out of their classrooms since last March, a number of Grosse Pointe Public School System students returned to school Oct. 12.

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Published October 20, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Grosse Pointe Public School System Board Of Education President Margaret Weertz called it “a sad day in Grosse Pointe Public Schools.”

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Published October 16, 2020

WARREN — “Welcome home,” was the message Larry Rancilio received when, on Oct. 5, he began his role as De La Salle Collegiate president.

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Published October 16, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Under a broken movie screen amid bright lights and piles of concrete off to the side, the Orbitsuns finish their 10th take of Bob Seger’s “Sunspot Baby.”

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Published October 15, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — There are three open seats for the Macomb Community College Board of Trustees race on the ballot Nov. 3.

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Published October 6, 2020

BERKLEY — Each time Randy Booden steps on the gas pedal of his red 1969 Plymouth GTX, it draws attention.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — This year’s Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Open House — originally scheduled for Oct. 4 — was canceled to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — On Sept. 22, it was announced that the Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education will provide funding from the Lois J. Warden Fund, in an amount not to exceed $66,000, to support the establishment of Kids Club Centers for remote learning in the Grosse Pointe Public School System.

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Published October 6, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Grosse Pointe Public School System students in grades Young Fives to fifth grade will return to hybrid face-to-face learning this month.

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Published October 2, 2020

WARREN — On Sept. 28, Warren Woods Public Schools opened its buildings for in-person learning after conducting virtual schooling Aug. 31 through Sept. 25.

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Published October 2, 2020

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — With students learning at home virtually because of COVID-19, many educators have said they miss their students, and local districts have purchased electronic devices, such as Chromebooks, for at-home learning.

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Published October 2, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Center Line Public School students are scheduled to return to school Oct. 7 in a hybrid format.

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Published September 22, 2020

WARREN — Each time Bob Geib revved his 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, five of his closest buddies would tag along for the ride. Sadly, all five friends have passed away, but the spirit of the group lives on whenever Geib goes cruising.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods officials have plans to open the Community Center Sept. 28, but only for fitness classes at this time.

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Published September 22, 2020

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DETROIT/GROSSE POINTES — Two Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education members could face a recall election.

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