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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 28, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Anna Mullen always wanted to have a lemonade stand. This summer, she finally did it.

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Published July 28, 2021

WARREN — The music scene at one local venue is now quiet. On July 18, Hot Rock Sports Bar & Music Cafe served its last call when it officially closed its doors.

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Published July 28, 2021

FARMINGTON — There was beauty everywhere you looked during the historic fashion show July 11 at the Governor Warner Mansion.

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Published July 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Officials are planning to move forward with a number of projects that will study the city’s sewer system, especially after approximately 400 residents endured flooded basements during metro Detroit’s heavy rainfall June 25-26.

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Published July 27, 2021

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — On the late morning of July 21, teacher Lori Lewis presented a math activity at Siersma Elementary School to a group of kindergarten students who sat together on the floor.

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Published July 13, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Imagine owning a car that was built specifically for Henry Ford II.

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Published July 13, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — A number of building upgrades are underway this summer in the Grosse Pointe Public School System.

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Published July 13, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Two weeks after residents experienced flooding due to heavy rains that occurred June 25-26, Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives visited the city July 9-10.

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Published July 13, 2021

WARREN/HAMTRAMCK — Walking into the Hamtramck Historical Museum is like entering a time machine.

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Published July 12, 2021

WARREN — This summer, the classrooms at Lincoln Elementary School and Lincoln Middle School are busy with students who are improving their math skills, brushing up on their reading, learning about science and more.

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Published July 9, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — In March 2020, the stage at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts fell silent because of COVID-19. Musicians turned off their amps, dancers hung up their costumes and theater performers put away their scripts.

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Published July 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Construction began last month on the new Lochmoor Athletic Center, or LAC, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2021.

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Published July 2, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Preparing for his new role as Grosse Pointe Public School System superintendent, Jon Dean held several in-person listening sessions throughout June at various schools to answer questions from residents and discuss important topics.

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Published July 1, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods residents who experienced water damage or flooding from the storms June 25-26 are encouraged to fill out a Damage Assessment Report Form available on the city’s website at www.gpwmi.us.

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Published July 1, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — At the June 28 Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education meeting, the school board voted 5-0 on a contract for new Superintendent Jon Dean. Board members Ahmed Ismail and Lisa Papas were absent.

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