5 Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 1

Here's a look at some events going on around the Dexter area today.

The daily 5 has the weather forecast, gas prices, and some suggestions on how to spend your day.

1. The weather

The National Weather Service predicts areas of fog before 10 a.m. today. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 degrees. There is a chance of showers after 2 a.m.

2. October Trivia Challenge: Banned Books

Stop by the Teen Room in the Dexter District Library to enter for a chance to win a $10 Target gift card. Must be in grades 6-12 to participate. The last day to register is Oct. 27.

3. Dexter High School Choir Concert

The Dexter High School choir wll perform a special concert tonight at the Center for Performing Arts today at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.dexterschools.org.

4. Gas prices

MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Sunday night:

  • $3.84 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
  • $3.89 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
  • $3.85 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
  • $3.84 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
  • $3.89 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
  • $3.89 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.

5. This day in history

Oct. 1, 1908: On this day, the first production Model T Ford was completed at the company's Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit. Between 1908 and 1927, Ford would build some 15 million Model T cars. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.


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