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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 July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Now that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has released her MI Safe Schools Roadmap, local educators can continue planning for the 2020-21 school year.

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Published July 2, 2020

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Now that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer released her MI Safe Schools Roadmap, local educators can continue planning for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Published July 2, 2020

WARREN — Each year, De La Salle Collegiate High School holds three fundraisers: the Christian Brothers’ Dinner, the Christian Brothers’ Auxiliary of De La Salle Collegiate Fashion Show and the annual classic golf outing.

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Published July 2, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Lunch is on us. That was how members of Community Choice Credit Union continued its tradition of helping local school children.

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Published July 1, 2020

METRO DETROIT — One group of professionals is hoping students will head back to school in the fall, despite the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Published June 26, 2020

WARREN — Each year, De La Salle Collegiate High School holds three fundraisers: the Christian Brothers’ Dinner, the Christian Brothers' Auxiliary of De La Salle Collegiate Fashion Show, and the annual classic golf outing. 

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Published June 25, 2020

WOODS — The case involving a Grosse Pointe Woods man accused of embezzling more than $90,000 from accounts within the Grosse Pointe Public School System has been bound over for trial.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — According to the Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety’s 2019 annual report, there was a 7% decrease in crime overall from 2018 to 2019 in the city.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods residents who utilize the Grosse Pointe Woods Aquatic Facility at Lake Front Park, located on Jefferson Avenue, will be glad to know the pool will open July 1.

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Published June 23, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — With Trombly closing as an elementary school at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, there is a chance the building could be used as an early childhood center in the Grosse Pointe Public School System.

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Published June 23, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — After a fire consumed their home earlier this month, a local family is thankful for the generosity of family and friends who are helping them recover from their loss.

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Published June 19, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — The COVID-19 pandemic moved the census deadline back to Oct. 31, but so far, Macomb County is exceeding expectations. At press time, the county was experiencing an approximate 78% response rate. For counties with 500,000-plus residents, Macomb County was leading the entire nation in response rate.

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Published June 19, 2020

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WARREN — One question many have been asking is whether or not students will return to the classroom this fall.

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Published June 19, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — It wasn’t the typical commencement ceremony, but it proved to be the proper sendoff in light of the “pomp and circumstance.”

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Published June 12, 2020

WOODS — On the morning of June 12, a DTE Energy press release indicated that there were Grosse Pointe Woods residents still experiencing power outages due to the windstorm that hit the evening of June 10.

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