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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 April 29, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY/WOODS — As Grosse Pointe Public School System administrative staff members prepare to move to their new central offices this September, one local nonprofit organization is helping them with the process.

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Published April 28, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Michigan residents who lost a loved one to the COVID-19 virus have a place to share their grief.

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Published April 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — For the last 40 years, Grosse Pointe South High School art students have showcased their talents in the school’s annual ArtFest.

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Published April 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — In 2020, members of the Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety continued to serve residents and fight crime during a worldwide health pandemic.

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Published April 21, 2021

CENTER LINE — Center Line High School senior Marcos Flores has always had an entrepreneurial spirit.  

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Published April 21, 2021

METRO DETROIT — On May 1, horse racing fans will jockey over to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, to cheer on their favorite horse in the annual Kentucky Derby.

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Published April 20, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Several C & G Newspapers staff members earned awards from the Michigan Press Association in the 2020 MPA Better Newspaper Contest for work published between Aug. 1, 2019, and July 31, 2020.

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Published April 20, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — Two new amenities at Lake Front Park opened to the public last weekend.

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Published April 12, 2021

GROSSE POINTES — The Trombly pre-K tuition program will return for the 2021-22 school year.

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Published April 7, 2021

METRO DETROIT — When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, musician Mike McCabe was on his way to his job playing piano for vacationers aboard the Carnival Cruise Line.

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Published April 6, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS —  The City of Grosse Pointe Woods endured two losses over the past several months.

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Published April 2, 2021

WARREN/CENTER LINE/STERLING HEIGHTS — Something noticeable for Van Dyke Public Schools Superintendent Piper Bognar when students returned to in-person learning last month was how much they have grown since last year.

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Published March 27, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/FARMS/PARK — Grosse Pointe Public Library Board At-Large Trustee Elizabeth Vogel recently stepped down from the board to take on the role of Grosse Pointe Rotary Club president.

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Published March 26, 2021

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS/MEMPHIS — Kayla Saelens always leads with her heart. The 12-year-old Memphis resident, a member of Girl Scout Troop No. 75062, likes to help other people — especially children.

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Published March 24, 2021

GROSSE POINTES —Teachers and students in the Grosse Pointe Public School System aren’t fans of the plexiglass desk shields that are sitting on every desk districtwide.

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