TOWNSEND -- The Recycling Center is only open on the first Saturday of the month from January through March. The center will be open this Saturday, Dec. 29, and then again on Jan. 5, and then only Feb. 2 and March 2. In April it will be open every Saturday for spring cleanups from Patriot's Day to Memorial Day. June they will go back to the first and third Saturdays for the remainder of 2013.