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 [email protected]

Looking for volunteers, crafters and pumpkins

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The next Literacy Volunteers Tutor Training Workshop is scheduled for Oct. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at...

Where to find the area's best prime rib?

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This past July, the Lewiston High School Class of 1958 had their 60th class reunion. My husband was on the committee...

Missing 4-H Project, Herb Celebration

DEAR SUNSPOTS: This past week someone stole two felted pumpkins out of our 4-H Club display at the Oxford Fair. I want the individual...

Sources for shower door, vinyl window repair

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We recently found a beautiful walking stick along Route 108 in Peru. It is 53 ½" tall with an ice pick at...

Looking for help with chicken dinner, yard sale

DEAR SUN SPOTS: On Friday, Oct. 12, the Phillips Community of Christian Women will again cook up their annual chicken supper, to be held...

Volunteering can enrich all our lives

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston Public Library is looking for a dedicated person who is willing to drive to various locations around the Twin...

Readers have record albums and marbles to unload

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This past week, I found a pair of Foster Grant eyeglasses while walking along the roadside in Roxbury. Please help me...

What's happened to Marta's Bakery?

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Driving back from a hike yesterday I noticed that the sign for Marta’s Bakery in Waterford is missing and has been...

Help the Scouts! DIY project

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Boy Scout Troop 121 will be holding their annual Yard Sale and Bottle Drive on Saturday, Sept. 15. The yard sale...

Ideas for donating unwanted trophies

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m retired from the military and have many plaques and awards I’d like to donate to an organization that refurbishes them...

Drug bust aftermath, needlepoint

DEAR SUN SPOTS: What happens to the money and drugs the police collect when they conduct a drug bust? Does the money get used...

Looking for input on apples, doughnuts

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I sent you a request for a lost walking cane the other day. I didn't realize that it was lost in...

Help wanted to find cane, raise money, close house for winter

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We have lost a beloved walking cane. It was left on our car’s trunk and fell off somewhere in Turner on...

Angus King Book, Cleaning Leather

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I caught a glimpse of Angus King’s new book recently at a library. Where do I get a copy? — Darrin,...

Reader has telescope to donate

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have a C-8 Celestron telescope to donate to astronomy buffs at local schools, or to an astronomy club. If anyone...

Training offered for hospice volunteers

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Do you want to make a difference in the lives of hospice patients facing the end-of-life, as well as to their...

Writer needs your apple stories

DEAR SUN SPOTS: It's coming up on apple season. We all have our favorite varieties, but the Sun Journal would also like to know...

Magazines left over at checkouts recycled

DEAR SUN SPOTS: What happens to all the magazines in the stores that we see at the checkout lines, like Family Circle, Woman's Day,...

Ring lost at YWCA has special family connection

DEAR SUN SPOTS: On Wednesday, Aug. 22, I lost a ring at the YWCA, possibly at the desk area, parking area, or in the...

Miss Farmington Fair Pageant needs contestants, judges

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Contestant applications are now being accepted for the 19th annual Miss Farmington Fair Pageant, to be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday,...

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