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Good Morning Brighton

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Jan. 22, 2012.

Here are five tidbits of news and information we hope you'll find useful or entertaining.

Twice a week, Brighton Patch will post a snapshot of something from around Brighton. Readers are asked to guess the location of where the picture was taken. It will be like a virtual tour guide of Brighton.

1. The weather

Today will be partly sunny and cold, witha high near 9 degrees and wind chill values as low as -22, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 5 degrees and wind chill values as low as -10.

2. Gasoline prices

Here's a quick survey of the lowest per-gallon prices for regular gasoline in the Brighton area as of Wednesday night, according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com:

  • Costco, 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd: $3.27
  • Mobil, 9925 Spencer Rd: $3.33
  • CITGO, 1050 E Grand River: $3.35

3. Recycling at the State Level

Brighton District Library will host Kerrin O'Brien, Executive Director of the Michigan Recycling Coalition, today at 7 p.m. to talk about, "Recycling Efforts at the State Level."  Ms. O'Brien will describe the work and purpose of the Michigan Recycling Coalition and discuss recycling challenges and opportunities.  Please register for the event by calling 1-810-229-6571, ext. 225.

4. Brighton Optimist Club Essay Contest

The winner will receive a $500 scholarship.  Deadline for entry must be postmarked NO LATER than 1/25/13.  Entry form and details can be found at http://www.BrightonOptimist.org, look under the 'Activities' page. For more info, call Bob Smith at 810-220-1478.

5. Trivia

Do you know where the picture from today's Good Morning Brighton was taken? Tell us in the comments!

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