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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 March 6, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — Students in local districts had two extra days off school last month when classes were canceled due to snowy weather conditions.

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Published March 6, 2020

WARREN — After an investigation into hazing allegations that began in October 2019 at De La Salle Collegiate High School, John M. Knight is out as school president.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — As part of the 2018 Grosse Pointe Public School System bond issue, five school buildings will get new roofs this summer.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — University Liggett School will present “Cinderella Enchanted” at 7:30 p.m. March 5-7 and at 2 p.m. March 8. The Sunday matinee will feature a senior rose ceremony beginning at 1:50 p.m.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Street resurfacing, City Hall projects, Lake Front Park updates, and maintaining water and sewer functions were among the many projects the Department of Public Works finished in 2019.

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Published March 3, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods City Councilman George McMullen made a “very difficult decision” this past weekend when he submitted his letter of resignation March 1.

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Published February 28, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Remember the carefree days of playing board games with your friends, dressing Barbie in the latest fashions or building a train set with your family?

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Published February 25, 2020

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS/FARMS — For several years, Grosse Pointe Farms resident Thomas Mackey has received excellent health care at Ascension St. John Hospital on the Detroit/Grosse Pointe Woods border.

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Published February 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Last month, Grosse Pointe Public School System residents received an update on the middle school reconfiguration process.

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Published February 25, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Let’s turn the calendar back 100 years to Jan. 17, 1920. Jazz music is about to take over and it’s time for Americans to say goodbye to their favorite spirits as drinking publicly becomes illegal. This year marks the 100-year anniversary of when Prohibition began in the U.S.

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Published February 21, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Come March 10, voters will decide on a Macomb Intermediate School District Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal. The initiative is a 1.9 mill 10-year county-wide millage proposal that will generate funding for Macomb County’s 21 public school districts if it is approve

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Published February 18, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods City Council has granted permission for the Rocket Fiber company to install its fiber in the city for a proposed high-speed fiber network.

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Published February 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — For all his years of dedication as a teacher and coach at De La Salle Collegiate High School, Gary Buslepp is being recognized.

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Published February 14, 2020

WARREN — Warren Woods Tower High School senior Connor Fischer has found his calling while enrolled in the Southwest Macomb Technical Education Consortium, or SMTEC.

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Published February 11, 2020

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTES — The spirit of Briggs and Logan Connolly continues to live on in the local hockey community.

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