Sun Spots

Sun Spots is a column is for you, our readers. It is for your questions and comments. There are only two rules: You must write to 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.

Maine aviation disasters; doll fixer

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I was looking through the Maine Atlas and Gazetteer and saw that there was a B-17 Memorial crash site northwest of...

Literacy volunteers, spoons and a poet

DEAR SUNSPOTS: Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin is offering a Tutor Training Workshop on March 10 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at USM/LA College...

Fabric and crafts, Joe Bornstein commercial

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Our Sewing/Quilting Group will meet Feb. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at A.B. Ricker Memorial Library in Poland. Cynthia Maxwell...

Getting involved, metal bucket

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We, the LHS Class of 1968, are celebrating our 50th Class Reunion in September and are looking for "misplaced" classmates: Sherry...

Home for typewriter, Strong’s history

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding the offer of the electric typewriter in the Feb. 13 Sun Spots, we would gladly accept it. The church is...

Prom gowns, Basilica architect

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you so much for your help in spreading the word about our Fairy Godmother Prom Gown Give-Away each year. This...

Reader seeks Josee Vachon music

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I saw the letter (Sun Spots, Feb. 9, 2018) regarding a church looking to have an electric typewriter repaired. I have...

Meteorologists, chickadees, luggage, Flying Elvis

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Why did weatherman Keith Carson leave the Weather Channel and return to Maine? — No name, no town ANSWER: Although Keith Carson liked...

Rebuild Day, typewriters, clothing donations

DEAR SUN SPOTS: As you have so often done in the past, Sun Spots has helped Rebuilding Together L/A spread the word in the...

Library has 1955 Lisbon yearbook

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In reference to your Feb. 5 Sun Spots, we have a library copy of the 1955 yearbook. Copies of pages can...

ShareCenter will take Keurig cups

DEAR SUN SPOTS: To follow up on the Jan. 31 Sun Spots regarding the closing of The Law Office of Carey & Associates P.A....

HealthSteps members use Bates track

DEAR SUN SPOTS: A member of our HealthSteps program told me that in the Feb. 2 Sun Spots, it was stated that there is...

Lisbon Historical Society, Maine Memory Network

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Once again we turn to you for help. What would we do without you? We are looking for a 1955 Lisbon...

Tips: Y has exercise program; chains free vehicles

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m inquiring about the indoor walking at Bates College. It was mentioned in the Sun Journal on Jan. 25 on the...

Repurposing; scholarship; clocks

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for all you do for Sun Journal readers. I’m looking at the large pile of Christmas cards I have...

Sewing machine repair, Connie Cote

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Did Tom Carey's law practice in Rumford close? — No name, no town ANSWER: Tom retired recently. There was an announcement in the...

The House that Jabob Built; generators

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I reread John Gould’s book, “The House that Jacob Built,” which tells of the home he built on Lisbon Ridge in...

Dunkin’ discount, antique radio help

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for the response to my note about the 2018 Senior Dunkin’ Donuts Mug Program (Sun Spots, Jan. 25). I...

Sheet music library, upholstery, needlepoint

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Kay wrote in about having sheet music to give away (Sun Spots, Jan. 23). She might consider contacting Bagaduce Music Lending...

Coffee for seniors, SHAREcenter

DEAR SUN SPOTS: For the past two years Dunkin' Donuts has given refill coffee mugs to Lewiston/Auburn seniors. The first year you had to...

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