Good Morning Brighton - Mary Daugherty
Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Dec. 9, 2011.
Here are five tidbits of news and information we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
And remember, always included in this Monday-Friday feature is a video from someone wishing everyone "good morning" as part of a message to our community. Today's message comes from Mary Daughterty at the Brighton District Library.
1. The weather
Today will have a 50 percent chance of scattered snow showers with a high near 28 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There's a 40 percent chance of snow showers tonight with a low around 17 degrees.
2. Gasoline prices
- Costco, 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.: $3.17
- BP, 9400 Lee Rd.: $3.17
- CITGO (Dandy Oil), 5756 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.35
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. today. Visit the American Red Cross online to schedule and appointment. Walk-ins are welcome if there are openings.
The Hartland Educational Support Service Center, located at 9525 E Highland Rd in Howell, will host a concert to benefit The Epilepsy Council of Livingston County tonight from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Classical Bells is a professional handbell group. Doors open at 6 p.m.; come early and get your picture taken with Santa by local Boxfire photographer, Tim Arrick. Tickets for open seating are $10 each and $5 for children 10 and younger. All proceeds of this charitable event go toward funding the Joel A. Bieren's 2012 College Scholarship program.
What city employee donated $500 towards printing costs for walking maps of downtown Brighton's outdoor art pieces?
Know the answer? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday's question: The Brighton area, with its fifty surrounding lakes, became an important source for providing what commodity to suppliers in Detroit and Toledo in the 1930s and 1940s? Answer: Ice.