Good Morning Brighton

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Dec. 19, 2012.

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

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1. The weather

Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 42 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will cloudy, with a 70 percent chance of rain mixed with snow after 2 a.m., and a low around 35 degrees.

2. Gasoline prices

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

  • Costco, 8650 W Grand River Ave: $3.14
  • CITGO, 1050 E Grand River: $3.15
  • Mobil, 9925 Spencer Rd: $3.17

3. Holiday Window Painting

Brighton Ford will host judging for its annual Holiday Window Painting event today between 5-7 p.m. Students from local elementary schools already painted windows with festive holiday scenes. Brighton Ford will be donating to the local art department at each elementary school: 1st Place- $3,000, 2nd Place- $1,000, 3rd Place- $500, 4th Place- $500! There will be a raffle, refreshments and a visit from Santa.

4. Skate with Santa

Kensington Valley Ice House, will host a Winter Open Skate event today at 11 a.m. Skate with Santa and support our local Salvation Army! Bring a Full Size Toiletry Item and get FREE ADMISSION! (Regular price: $3)

5. Trivia

Which Elementary School won Brighton Ford's Holiday Window Painting contest last year?

Monday's Question: Snip / Tuck, which opened in 2009, provides what type of services? Answer: Custom canvas and upholstery


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