Here are five tidbits of news and information we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.
And remember, always included in this Monday-Wednesday-Friday feature is a video from someone wishing everyone "good morning" as part of a message to our community. Today's message comes from Lori Murphy at My Stronger Self.
1. The weather
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, according to the National Weather Service. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
2. Gasoline prices
- , 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.45
- , 1050 E Grand River: $3.53
- , 8650 W Grand River Ave: $3.59
Kids ages 0-10+ are welcome to join the Brighton Optimist Club at the annual Decorated Bike Contest and ride in the 4th of July Parade today at 8:30 a.m. . Awards are given for best decorated bike/wheeled vehicle of all kids in various age categories. All children MUST wear a Helmet AND be accompanied by an adult. The parade ends near Brighton High School so plan pick up accordingly.
The Brighton Independence Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. beginning at the , continuing down Main Street to the high school. Immediately following the parade will be the famous "duck race" on the Millpond.
What is the theme of the Brighton District Library's children's summer reading program?
Monday's question: What was the Eastern House's Ten Cent Barn? Answer: The Easter House used the Ten Cent Barn as a valet parking structure, charging 10 cents.