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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for June 4, 2012.

It's Monday and today's quote comes from Albert Einstein:

Imagination is more important than knowledge... 

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

Mostly sunny, with a high near 69, 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 —

  • : $3.59
  • Mobil: $3.64
  • Shell: $3.89
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.64 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.69 at the Clark station at Leroy and 3rd streets.
  • 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. New Voter ID Cards

Residents of Hartland Township who live in Voting Precincts 2 & 5 will soon be receiving new Voter ID Cards. These new cards are being issued due to changes to your County Commissioner district representation. Precinct 2 will now be part of County Commissioner District 2 and Precinct 5 will now be part of District 3. These changes are a result of the 2010 census and subsequent redistricting. Feel free to dispose of your previous Voter ID Card and retain the new one that you will be receiving. If you have any questions, contact the Clerk's Department at (810) 632-7498. 

4. Michigan Patch Photo Contest

Do you have a great Michigan photo? Submit it to our  gallery and you could win!

5. Hartland trivia

No one was able to correctly answer Friday's question —  Who was the first music teacher in Hartland township? Answer: George Leman

Monday's question: Stained glass at the Hartland United Methodist Church was commissioned in memory of who?

rose clark June 04, 2012 at 10:09 AM
That was kinda fun researching this. Found this; The year 1910 of the new 20th century saw major changes and additions to the Hartland Methodist Church. The front entrance was relocated to the present location with a new vestibule and bell tower, stained glass windows were installed, a choir loft was added and Christian education school rooms were added to the back of the building. Unfortunately this project also resulted in the death of a local carpenter, Will Shoemaker, as a result of his fall from the new bell tower. Subsequently the stained glass window in the north wall was commemorated in his memory, and on November 12, 1910 a dedication service took place to celebrate the reopening of the remodeled church building.
Tatum Ryan (Editor) June 04, 2012 at 11:08 AM
That is correct! Good job, Rose! Have a great day! (:

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