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Good Morning Brighton

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for Dec. 21, 2012.

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

We're looking for people to participate by filming a video wishing everyone "good morning!" Email Editor Nicole Krawcke at nicole.krawcke@patch.com for more information.

1. The weather

Today will be windy, with a 90 percent chance of snow showers with wind gusts as high as 40 mph, and a high near 33 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will windy, with snow showers before 1 a.m., and a low around 24 degrees.

2. Gasoline prices

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

  • Costco, 8650 W Grand River Ave: $3.14
  • CITGO, 1050 E Grand River: $3.15
  • 7-Eleven, 11501 Grand River Rd: $3.17

3. Extended Holiday Hours

Downtown Brighton is catering to last minute shoppers as they set extended holiday hours on December 21. More than 30 participating merchants will stay open until 10 p.m. that day as they remind shoppers to skip the mall and shop local!

4. Longest Night: Blue Christmas

St Paul's Episcopal Church will host a service for those dealing with grief, loss and depression this holiday season tonight at 6 p.m. Feel free to bring a photo or memento of someone you miss. 

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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