Town Office

Recycling dates this month are March 14 and 28. Remember to have your recycling out by 7 a.m. Be sure to check the town website for committee meetings in March. The budget workshops are ongoing in March.

Stockton Springs Community Library

Don't forget the talk on "Fireside Chats" by author Jeff Shula on Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m. Also on Wednesday, March 13, 6-8 p.m., is a Family and Friends Game Night. There will be games, snacks and soft drinks. The event is free and open to all.

There will be free blood pressure and blood sugar clinic on Friday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to noon as part of the Access Wellness health literacy program. The clinic is open to the general public on a drop-in basis. Members of the town's ambulance crew will perform the testing. For more information, visit Stocktonspringslibrary.org or call 567-4147.

The Hichborn

The restaurant is now open for dinner Friday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and open for brunch on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please call 322-8307 or go to www.thehichborn.com for a reservation.

Senior College

Signups have started for the next semester, which starts March 28 on Thursdays for six weeks. Check out the website for descriptions of the courses: belfastseniorcollege.org.

Daylight saving time starts on March 10, so remember to spring forward. Sunsets are after 5:30 p.m. now, so with daylight saving time, the sunset will be around 6:30 each night.

Thought for the week: "The promise of spring's arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!" — Jen Selinsky