It's Friday and today's quote comes from Josh Billings:
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.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
1. The weather
Sunny, with a high near 73, 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 —
- : $3.89
- Mobil: $3.96
- Shell: $4.05
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.73 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.74 at the Clark station at Leroy and 3rd streets.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.69 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. Mother's Day Brunch
Reserve your spots for a traditional Mother's Day brunch on Sunday, May 13 from 11am-2pm at the Howell Elks Lodge #2168 located at 2830 E. Grand River in Howell. Adults are $13, children 6-11yrs. are $6 and 5 and under are free. Call 517-546-4941 to reserve your tickets.
4. Cheaper by the Dozen
The Hartland Players' Main Stage will have final performances of Cheaper by the Dozen this weekend. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. on May 11 and May 12 at the historical Hartland Music Hall.
Admission is $10 for adults or $8 for seniors and student. Groups of 10 or more will receive a $1-per-ticket discount. Tickets may be reserved at the main branch of the Cromaine District Library, 3688 N. Hartland Road in Hartland Township; or by calling the ticket line at (810) 632-5849.
5. Hartland trivia
Congrats to Jenifer Thomas for correctly answering Wednesday's question — What is the next play the Encore Youth Theater will be holding auditions for? Answer: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Friday's question: Who designed the Cromaine library building?