Things you need to know on May 18.

Thanks to MetroNews Source for the following.

  • A Brookfield School official has resigned. An investigation is underway as to whether she allegedly got improper benefits from the district's former finance director. Elizabeth Kerekes reportedly was allowed by former finance director Art Colley to use a district credit card to pay for her children's after school care, according to MetroNews Source.
  • Candlewood Lake is much cleaner thanks to about 150 volunteers this past Saturday who cleaned up garbage and debris from the shoreline.The group collectively gathered enough trash and debris to fill a 30 foot container, with items found that included a toilet and air conditioners. Boggles the mind doesn't it.
  • Your drive is costing you more. Gas prices continue to go up across the country. The latest Lundberg survey shows the average price for a gallon of unleaded has risen nearly $.25 to $2.82. Oil prices also moving higher after ISIS announced it's taken control of the key city of Ramadi in western Iraq.
  • I hate to say "I told you so," BUT the hydration drink Pedialyte isn't just for babies and children anymore. The company has started a social media campaign with the tagline "See the Lyte" to let adults know the product can help relieve hangovers. It's also introducing Pedialyte packets that partiers can keep in their purse or pocket.

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