Ladies Auxiliary plans yard sale

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding the couch cushion I found on the road (Sun Spots, April 5), I need you to make a correction to my phone number. My number is 743-1678.

Virginia, South Paris

ANSWER: This burgundy couch cushion was found on Route 26 near Betty’s Laundromat on March 28. Virginia’s number was incorrect in the April 5 Sun Spots. Give her a call if this errant cushion belongs to you!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Sumner Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have its annual Yard/Bake Sale & Raffle on June 2 at the Sumner Fire Department, 633 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are looking for donations of small working electronics and appliances and usable furniture and household items in good condition. We will NOT accept clothing this year.

All proceeds from this sale benefit the Sumner Volunteer Fire Department. For more information regarding donations or pickup of items, please contact Gail at 674-5522. Thank you to everyone in advance and thank you, Sun Spots for a job well done.

— Charlotte, Auburn

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Rumford Hospital Auxiliary is seeking items for its yard sale Saturday, May 19. Whether it’s a single item, a room full or a house full, the Auxiliary will gladly accept everything except major appliances and clothing. Furniture, rugs, kitchen goods, books and office items are big sellers. All proceeds are donated to Rumford Hospital.

Members of the Auxiliary will be at 209 Lincoln Ave. in Rumford Friday mornings throughout May to accept donations from the public for the yard sale. Pick up for donations to the sale can be arranged by calling 364-3648.

— Allison, no name

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Here we are again looking for help. Do you have some information in your miracle file for stained glass repair? It isn’t major, but one of the hanging eyelets has broken in my stained-glass piece and I would love to get it hung up again. Thank you.

— No name, Auburn

ANSWER: I know exactly who can help you with that. One of my favorite people in the whole wide world is stained-glass artist Jim Nutting in Lisbon Falls. His business, Maine Art Glass Studio, in the old church on 51 Main St., is simply amazing. Not only do he and his staff teach classes, make incredibly beautiful works of art, and sell all the supplies and pieces of art, but they do small repairs like yours. When you drop off your stained-glass artifact, be sure to take the time to tour the gallery and museum. The studio is open Monday-Saturday. Visit maineartglass.com for more information. To reach the studio, call 353-6700.

DEAR SUNSPOTS: For the person inquiring about bialys, Mr. Bagel on Pleasant Street in Brunswick makes them daily. It’s best to call ahead and have some put aside as they often sell out. There’s nothing like a bialy cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion sandwich.

Thanks for the recipe, Sun Spots! I will give it a whirl.

No name, Lewistown

ANSWER: The Brunswick Mr. Bagel is at 161 Pleasant St. and the number is 725-6007. There is also a Mr. Bagel in North Windham at 778 Roosevelt Trail. The number is 892-6654.

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