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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 August 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The renovations at Grosse Pointe Woods City Hall after a flood in March are taking much longer than anticipated, but city officials hope the project will be completed in late 2019 or early 2020.

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Published August 2, 2019

WARREN — When Warren Woods Public Schools staff and students return to class Sept. 3, they will be sure to notice the many building upgrades that occurred this summer.

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Published August 2, 2019

WARREN — On the morning of July 26, several students in the Fitz Camp summer program at Mound Park Elementary School had a lot to “bear.”

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Published July 31, 2019

METRO DETROIT — People recovering from surgery, an injury or illness at home know they have to take it easy, rest and follow their doctor’s orders in order to heal.

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Published July 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Brownell Middle School student Grace Curtis remembers the first time she met Maryam Whelan.

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Published July 26, 2019

DETROIT — Soft camel-colored hues, winter whites and mixed versions of animal prints will set the tone in this year’s Fash Bash fashion show that will dress up The Detroit Institute of Arts Aug. 15.

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Published July 26, 2019

WARREN/CENTER LINE/MACOMB TOWNSHIP —Teachers are consistently coming up with innovative ways in which to teach their students, but sometimes there isn’t enough money in the school budget for their ideas to come to fruition.

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Published July 23, 2019

METRO DETROIT — YMCA Camp Copneconic in Fenton is bustling with activity this week as a group of enthusiastic campers are swimming, boating, horseback riding, zip lining, hiking and more.

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Published July 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — During the late 19th Century and the early part of the 20th Century, the state of Michigan had more than 7,000 one-room schoolhouses where students learned core subjects under the guidance of their teachers.

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Published July 23, 2019

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WAYNE COUNTY — Two members of the Grosse Pointe Public School System Board of Education have a few more days to appeal recall efforts against them.

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Published July 19, 2019

WARREN — Just because school is out for the summer doesn’t mean learning has ceased. At Lincoln Elementary School in Van Dyke Public Schools, students entering kindergarten through sixth grade are keeping up with their academics, learning new vocabulary words, conducting hands-on activities and more in the district’s summer school program.

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Published July 16, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Just over a year ago, construction began on the renovation of the Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety’s jail.

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Published July 12, 2019

CENTER LINE — When Center Line High School students return to school this fall, they will have a new place to go should they need any mental health assistance.

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Published July 12, 2019

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WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS/TROY — Although school is out for summer vacation, there is plenty of activity occurring at several Warren Consolidated Schools buildings.

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Published July 5, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb Community College officials recently announced two new scholarship programs at the school.

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