Here’s how New Englanders are celebrating the first day of spring

Svetlana Boldewskul of West Roxbury, walks her 7-year-old newly adopted rescue dog, "Pork Chop," on the first day of spring. –Pat Greenhouse / Boston Globe

You might not be able to tell from the weather, but spring has sprung in New England.

Residents of the region are celebrating the start of the season by spending time with their loved ones (dogs included), enjoying the great outdoors, and hoping the March snow will melt away soon.