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Sun Spots 101: How this column works

DEAR SUN SPOTS: There is a small bird that keeps flying into my kitchen window. It happens in the morning and afternoon hours. Have...

Reader questions Maine Turnpike toll discrepancies

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The SHAREcenter can always use arts and crafts and school and office supplies. Also, if anyone has office or household furniture...

Horoscope stars rank the day; lunch speakers wanted

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Do you know what the significance of the number of stars after each of Eugenia Last’s horoscopes is? — Roland, no...

Yard sale Saturday to benefit Poland library

DEAR SUN SPOTS: A yard sale to benefit A.B. Ricker Library in Poland will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16,...

Ice cream sales to benefit Norway cancer center

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are excited to announce that Norway Soft Serve, 65 Main St. in South Paris, is hosting a fundraiser titled Come...

USS Intrepid crew members

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Did you or anyone you know serve aboard the USS Intrepid? The search is underway to find former USS Intrepid crew...

Phone number correction, mushrooms

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding June 4 Sun Spots about a business in Auburn selling things on eBay, as well as teaching Introduction to eBay...

River Walk signs, soft serve ice cream

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Since you’re the one with all the answers, early last year an organization erected triangular, eight-foot columns at several locations along...

It's yard sale and reunion season

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Hartford Heritage Society is holding a yard sale on June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hartford...

Yard sales as fundraisers, community-wide events

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Annual Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.at...

Reunion, Concert, Ranked Choice Voting

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHRPMJmzBBw&w=560&h=349]DEAR SUN SPOTS: A fall 2018 get-together is being planned for the Lewiston Dale Carnegie class of 1978. Current contact information is needed...

Farm offering deal for volunteers

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We need volunteers to help pack community-supported agriculture bags at our Cultivating Community farm in Lisbon. Ideally, we need people to...

Calling cooks for Moxie Festival Recipe Contest

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Sun Spots readers, do you have a favorite recipe that includes Moxie? If so, enter the Moxie Recipe Contest which will...

Sales outlet wanted for costume jewelry

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Is there anyone in the Lewiston-Auburn area who buys costume jewelry? —No name, no town ANSWER: Depending on the condition and the vintage...

Restaurant gift certificates, twist ties

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have a gift certificate for the Covered Wagon on Main Street in Mexico, but the person who owned it passed...

Power-cleaning, Blood Drive

Dear Sun Spots: Last year I got a paper in my mail called The Lewiston Leader. I want to subscribe, but lost their contact...

Student report, 'Whispering Hope'

DEAR SUN SPOTS: A couple weeks ago, I had a letter published in this column about my Maine state report for school asking people...

7½-mile yard sale planned in Norway

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Annual 7½ Mile Yard Sale sponsored by the Heywood Club of Norway. It...

Auction to benefit cancer patient

DEAR SUN SPOTS: There will be a benefit for Jim Austin, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, at noon Saturday, June 9,...

Thrift Shop, Bee Gees

DEAR SUN SPOTS: When will Bartlett Memorial Parish Thrift Shop be open? No name, no town ANSWER: According to Pastor Doris Morgan, the thrift shop in...

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