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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 December 20, 2019

CENTER LINE — For anyone thinking about going into the accounting field, Lansing just might be the place to start. “Every department is always looking for accountants,” state Sen. Paul Wojno, D-Warren, said when visiting Center Line High School Dec. 6.

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Published December 20, 2019

METRO DETROIT — A steady stream of tributes have circulated social media since Dec. 12, when news of musician Jack Scott’s passing was announced.

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Published December 19, 2019

WARREN — De La Salle Collegiate and its Board of Trustees have been named in a lawsuit filed Dec. 16 on behalf of three student-athletes who were suspended amid an investigation into alleged hazing within the high school’s football program.

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Published December 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — The Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education, or GPFPE, continues its mission of supporting staff and students.

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Published December 17, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — An investigation into the actions of a Mason Elementary School teacher continues after a student’s mother filed a police report over an incident that she deemed “inappropriate.”

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Published December 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It’s a chilly December evening, and the Corktown Popes have gathered inside their second-floor rehearsal space in Ferndale.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Since many girls struggle with self-esteem issues as early as elementary school, Van Dyke Public Schools officials have brought in a program to help those students.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Christmas with a Firefighter has become an annual tradition between the Warren Fire Department and Van Dyke Public Schools.

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Published December 10, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Crews will be working on two different projects in the coming months.

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Published December 10, 2019

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DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Monteith Elementary School student council wanted to help out others, so Nov. 1-25, students held a food drive at the school to feed the hungry.

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Published December 6, 2019

WARREN — Clad in shiny pants, tennis shoes that lit up, a pink hair bow and a T-shirt with a cool design, Catherine Baird was every bit the rock ’n’ roll star when she visited Cromie Elementary School the afternoon of Dec. 2.

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Published December 3, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — When the group from the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center visited the Holocaust Memorial Center Oct. 23, there was time for them to listen to a presentation from 95-year-old Holocaust survivor Mania Salinger.

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Published December 3, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Werkstattagen Nr. boxcar No. 4050 942 0784-3 used by the Nazi Party during the Holocaust is a somber reminder of the horrors inflicted on innocent people as World War II raged.

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Published December 3, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Kroger located at 20422 Mack Ave. will not be able to sell liquor on its premises.

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Published November 29, 2019

WARREN — The Peck Elementary School VEX robotics students are back again for a fifth year.

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