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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for March 16, 2012.

It's Friday and today's we share an Irish toast:

Here's to the land of the shamrock so green,
Here's to each lad and his darlin colleen,
Here's to the ones we love dearest and most.
May God bless old Ireland, that's this Irishman's toast!

Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining. Please also don't miss our video greeting (at right) from James from Solid Jewlery wishing everyone a Happy St. Patrick's Day.

1. The weather

Expect some widespread fog before 10am, according to the National Weather Service. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 69. 

2. Fuel prices

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

  • : $3.99
  • Shell: $4.11
  • Mobil: $4.09
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.87 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.84 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.84 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.

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

3. Hartland Father Continues Fight for Daughter

testified before the state legislative panel on Thursday to amend the Michigan Paternity Act of 1956, according to a story from the Oakland Press.

4. St. Patty's Day Ice Cream Social at Bagel Express

Meet the cast of Tom Sawyer this Saturday at starting at 1pm. Bring the kids and enjoy ice cream, face painting and party favors.

5. Hartland trivia

Congrats to NotLazy for correctly answering Wednesday's question — In the 1930's about how many homes received the Community Life newspaper in Hartland? Answer: Approximately 400 homes

Friday's question: In honor of St. Patrick's Day, what musical entertainment group will perform Saturday at O'Malley's Irish Pub?

Stefanie Furge March 16, 2012 at 11:43 AM
Brent and Jeremy
Tatum L. Ryan March 16, 2012 at 11:54 AM
Yes, that is correct! Have a great weekend and Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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