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Signs of spring top the list of things happening in Searsport this week.

Celebrate Earth Day by participating the Neighborhood Forest Free Trees for Kids Program. All you have to do is go to the website at neighborhoodforest.org and order a tree by March 21 that will come to you the week of April 22-30. This year’s tree is a white spruce. They are 6 to 12 inches tall and planting instructions and species information are included.

Carver Memorial Library is working on its seed library. If you would like to donate seeds, whether they be vegetable or flower, contact Sue or Sadie at the library at 548-2303. Some of the seed companies are contributing as well. It’s a great way expand your garden with new plants!

Good Citizen

On Tuesday, March 9, Searsport High School senior Emma Spiegel was awarded the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Good Citizen Award. She was voted by her classmates to be an excellent example of a good citizen as she has participated in projects like the yellow Tulip Garden for mental health at school and volunteering at the local food pantry. She plays soccer, basketball and softball, but loves participating in theater the most (she was Donkey in "Shrek the Musical"). She was quick to tell me that her real passion is to help kids, and she plans to be an elementary education major at UMaine next year.

The Penobscot Expedition Chapter of the DAR is an active group and meets at the Stockton Springs American Legion hall every second Tuesday at 1 p.m. The chapter is an active group with lots of projects in the works. For more information, call Willie Hustus at 548-6692.