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Good Morning Hartland

Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for September 10, 2012.

It's Monday and today's quote comes from Henry Moore:

One never knows what each day is going to bring. The important thing is to be open and ready for it.

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

1. The weather

Sunny, with a high near 70, 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 —

  • : $4.05
  • Mobil: $4.19
  • Shell: $4.15
  • Lowest price at in Highland: $3.93 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
  • Lowest price in the Fenton area: $4.09 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake.
  • Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.94 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. Heritage Day 2012 Community Scarecrow Contest

Back by popular demand the Scarecrows will be returning in time for Heritage Day on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Businesses & organizations can create a scarecrow out of whatever materials, in whatever fashion desired, and display it at a retail or other business in the Hartland area starting Sept. 15.  

Don't have a business - feel free to ask someone to allow you to display it there. The community can vote by noon on Friday, September 21, 2012 for the Most Interesting, Most Historic, and Most Colorful.

Register your scarecrow at info@hartlandchamber.org or visit the Home page at hartlandchamber.org for more information and voter ballots.

You must register your scarecrow by Monday September 10 at info@hartlandchamber.org in order to be included in the contest. There is no charge to participate and winners will receive bragging rights and a certificate.

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 "Proud Cheer Mom" for correctly answering Friday's question: Who will Hartland play during Friday's football game tonight? Answer: Howell High School at Howell

Monday's question: Over the years Parshallville has been affectionally refered to as what? And at times unaffectionally refered to as what?

diane September 10, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Dog Patch
Tatum Ryan (Editor) September 10, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Hi Diane- Dogpatch is correct for the second part of the question! Do you have a guess for the first part as well?
diane September 10, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Hmmm, no I'm afraid I don't know the second part of the question.
Donald Thompson September 11, 2012 at 04:18 AM
Tatum: Quiet ?
Tatum Ryan (Editor) September 11, 2012 at 11:31 AM
Hi Don- I'm sorry but that is incorrect, although probably very appropriate! (:
diane September 11, 2012 at 01:51 PM
Tatum, what was the answer to the second part of the Parshallville question? The first part was Dogpatch.
Tatum Ryan (Editor) September 11, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Hi Diane- The question was taken from this source- http://livingston.migenweb.net/townships/hart_atwp.htm "Over the years Parshallville has been affectionally refered to as "The Burg" and at times unaffectionally refered to as "Dogpatch." Just curious- have you ever heard that?

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