Diamond ring found, ramps needed

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: A local Central Maine Medical Center’s specialty office has found a diamond ring in the waiting room. If you have lost a ring and were in a doctor’s office recently, call the security office at CMMC at 795-2299. Be prepared to describe the ring and tell us which office you were in. — Sue, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Rebuilding Together L/A is an organization dedicated to assisting needy families in the community to live in safe and healthy homes. We have had multiple requests this year from citizens who, for physical and/or financial reasons, lack the capability to obtain a wheelchair ramp. Fortunately, two ramps were donated to our organization this summer and have been installed and are in use.

Last week, we received another call from a local hospital requesting our help in finding another ramp. Because we work within very limited financial means, we are asking anyone in the greater Central Maine area who may have a wheelchair ramp that is no longer needed, or who knows of someone who has one, to consider donating it to us. We have the ability to disassemble these ramps and pick them up. Contact Rollie Heckethorn at Rebuilding Together L/A at 344-0007. You’ll be providing a great service to our community! Thank you! — Rollie, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: When is the Fryeburg Fair? — No name, no town

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ANSWER: Maine’s largest agricultural fair, which was first held in 1851, takes place Oct. 1 through Oct. 8. The gates open every day at 7 a.m. and the buildings are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Museum Craft Demonstrations are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the Fiber Demonstrations 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., except for the final Sunday when they will be held 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Harness Racing is at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4 through Oct. 9, and night shows start at 8 p.m. This year’s performers include: Tom Dixon on Monday, Eliminator K.C. on Tuesday, Cassadee Pope on Wednesday, High Valley on Thursday, Motor Booty Affair on Friday and Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper on Saturday.

Admission is $12 per day or you can get an eight-day pass for $65, including night shows. Admission for children under 12 is free. Tuesday, Oct. 3, is Senior Citizens Day when those 65 and over get in for free! There is a parking fee of $5 to $10 if you park right at the fairgrounds. The higher fee is for what is called “premium parking.”

So cut this out and put it on your fridge doors with a magnet! You can also look up all this important info at www.fryeburgfair.org. Have fun at the fair!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have noticed Scott Pelley is no longer doing CBS Evening News. What became of him? — Arthur, Mexico

ANSWER: Scott used to split his time between the evening news and “60 Minutes,” where he has been a big contributor for over 11 years. He has simply gone to “60 Minutes” full-time now, so be sure to tune in!

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