BOSTON (CBS) – It’s a sure sign of spring in New England.

Boston Duck Tours kicked off their 23rd season on Tuesday.

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The last time they rolled through city streets was during the Patriots Super Bowl championship parade.

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There are free rides available for Boston residents on the 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. tours from both the Museum of Science and Prudential Center locations through Friday.

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The free tickets are limited and can be picked up at either location starting at 8:30 a.m. by a Boston resident with valid ID.

Duck tours carry about 600,000 people annually.

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WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports