News Switch your clocks and your batteries this weekend SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, contributor, Thursday, Mar. 9th, 2017 The clocks go forward this weekend, which comes with a safety reminder from our fire department. Lake of Bays’ Fire Prevention Officer Mike Vadlja says that mean it’s also time to switch out the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and check the dates on your alarm. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Spring-Forward-1.mp3 Vadlja says then you’ll never have to worry about changing the battery. He says even the hardwired alarms need the batteries switched as a backup. Daylight Savings begins on Sunday, so set your clocks forward an hour before heading to bed Saturday night.