Daylight savings reminder

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour.

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. That’s when you set your clocks back one hour.

Benjamin Franklin was apparently the first to suggest the concept of daylight savings, and there is a debate as to whether the practice decreases or increases energy consumption. There is also a petition to eliminate the practice. Click here to learn more.

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