Sun Spots

Sun Spots is a column for you, our readers. It is for your questions and comments. There are only two rules: You must write the column and sign your name (we won’t use it if you ask us not to). Please include your phone number. Letters will not be returned or answered by mail, and telephone calls will not be accepted. Your letters will appear as quickly as space allows. Address them to Sun Spots, P.O. Box 4400, Lewiston, ME 04243-4400. Inquiries can be emailed to sunspots@sunjournal.com.

Local opportunities for volunteering, donating

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are looking for volunteers who are interested in helping children learn to read or want to help elders with grocery...

Readers looking for chair-caner, electrologist

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have an old caned chair that needs to be repaired. — Julie, no town ANSWER: David at The Craft Shop at 597...

Anyone know who will deliver cow manure to Lewiston?

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I was wondering if there is anyone in the area who will deliver fresh cow manure to the upper Main Street...

Spring cleaning for hard to dispose of items

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have some dental instruments that my father used in his practice. He had desired to join Dentists without Borders, but...

CFM Endowments, Help the Kitties

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Catholic Foundation of Maine is announces that available distributions from its endowment funds will exceed $1 million for the first...

Turner Veterinary Service is open

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We're writing in response to a letter published in Sun Spots on April 2 regarding the unfortunate closing of Central Maine...

Ladies Auxiliary plans yard sale

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding the couch cushion I found on the road (Sun Spots, April 5), I need you to make a correction to...

Teen driving; where to find bialys

DEAR SUN SPOTS: A new traveling art exhibit is on display at the Auburn Mall in conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The...

Fire Co. seeks yard sale donations

DEAR SUN SPOTS: It may only be April, but the Farmington Falls Fire Co. members are already thinking about July. Plans are coming together for...

3-C giveaway, Desert Storm vets

DEAR SUN SPOTS: On Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to noon there will be a Free Clothing Giveaway at the Norway Grange on...

Maine artists wanted for hospice project

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am looking for Maine artists and/or art appreciators willing to contribute an original piece of two-dimensional art,  or a glycee...

Wine bottle craft, computer lessons

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m looking for somebody who will cut a few wine bottles for me within a 30-mile radius of Livermore Falls. Please...

Seniors' Farm Share, May Day

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Maine Senior Farm Share Program will be available for seniors to sign-up at 4 Season Farm Market in New Auburn...

Couch cushion, home for piano

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Someone is missing a 24” x 30” x 6” dark cranberry wine -colored sofa or chair cushion which I rescued from...

Fundraisers and scholarships

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We are seeking donations of fabric and craft supplies for our annual Fabric & Craft Supply Fair on April 14 from...

Turner Veterinarian, Sun Spots 101

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We have seen the requests and concerns of former clients in your column regarding Central Maine Veterinary Hospital (CMVH) in Turner. We...

Yarn for doll blankets; help with school project needed

DEAR READERS: There was an error in yesterday's column. In the answer to John in Lewiston, who is seeking access to veterinary records from the...

Camper, garden plow needed; stinky washer fix

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m wondering if anyone in the area has a small camper they are looking to sell? TLC needed is okay! 14-18...

Lost beer trail card; looking for kite-flyiers

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I figured I'd give this a try since I have seen some lost and found notes in Sun Spots before. I...

Special sewing project; more Bingo

Dear Sun Spots: I'm a 90-year-old great-grandmother who has recently taken up a new hobby sewing dresses for the "Dress A Girl Around The...

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