Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for October 17, 2012.

It's Wednesday and today's quote comes from C.P. Snow:

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.

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

1. The weather

A chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent, according to the National Weather Service

2. Fuel prices

Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —

  • Speedway: $3.72
  • Mobil: $3.75
  • Shell: $3.98
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.55 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.57 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.59 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd. and BP at 9400 Lee Road.

We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.

3. Help A Hero Clothing Drive

Needed items will be collected and distributed to Veterans through the services of the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System.100 percent of the donated items will be delivered to the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor. Donations can be dropped off at Kahuna Coffee, Monday through Saturday. A free musical event hosted by the Michigan Musicians Collective will be held Saturday, October 27, 10 AM to 4 PM at Kahuna Coffee.  

4. Add Your Events to Patch

Have an event you want to share with the community? Add your own event to Hartland Patch's calendar.

5. Hartland trivia

Congratulations to "Hartland Dad" for correctly answering Monday's question: Where was the first fire truck stored in Hartland? Answer: The old Township Hall, which is now the museum.

Wednesday's question: The Lindahl loom shop was located on Avon Street and was in business until what year?

Donald Thompson October 17, 2012 at 04:05 PM
Tatum: 1959
Todd October 17, 2012 at 04:15 PM
Tatum Ryan October 17, 2012 at 07:56 PM
Yes- that is correct! And it looks like you came in within minites of each other! Thank you both for playing! (:


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