It's Wednesday and today's quote comes from Mark Twain:Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
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 the cast of Tom Sawyer.
1. The weather
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62 and windy, 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 —
- : $3.99
- Shell: $4.15
- Mobil: $3.99
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.82 at Citgo S Milford Rd near Watkins Blvd.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.93 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake and Lincoln.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.88 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
Join Cromaine District Library as it kicks off Big Read 2012 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 31; pick up a free copy of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer while supplies last, and sign up for a great month of programming as we celebration our fourth Big Read event in the Village Branch's community room.
4. Kahuna Coffee Fundraiser
Visit this Wednesday to help support a fundraiser for the Daniels Family. Lyn and Jerry Daniels are a local family that are in need of financial help due to overwhelming medical costs incurred from treating Jerry's brain tumor. Kahuna Coffee is generously donating 10 percent of all sales that day to the family.
5. Hartland trivia
Congrats to Laura Conley for correctly answering Monday's question —Which notorious Prohibition bootleggers gang from Detroit, owned a farm in Parshallville on Allen Rd? Answer: The Purple Gang
Wednesday's question: The Hartland schools provided the land on which the library was built under the tenure of which superintendent?