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]

Doggie rescue; water pressure quandary

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I would like to thank the seven or eight people who stopped their vehicles on Route 122 in Poland on Nov....

Another Roselle memory; more unwanted call tips

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Oct. 28 article about Roselle Coury and WCOU really started something, as Roselle’s fans and friends, like me, are poking...

The season of light and warmth

DEAR SUN SPOTS: To the person looking for someone to fix a small lamp (Nov. 8 Sun Spots), I brought my mother-in-law's vintage Hummel...

Knitting for Maine's Special Olympics

DEAR SUN SPOTS: New Vineyard Public Library is holding its Annual Holiday Crafts and Bake Sale on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to...

Health care equipment for uninsured patients

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The community served by Rumford Hospital is in need of medical equipment in good working condition. Many people in our community...

More about the WCOU Family

DEAR SUN SPOTS: My brother sent me the article about Roselle Coury that was published in The Sun Journal on Oct. 28. What a...

Readers looking for a variety of services

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I know you've printed this list before but I never saved it. Where are the gas stations in Lewiston-Auburn that pump...

Additional resources, tips for Sun Spots readers

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m writing in response to the person looking for massage therapists (Sept. 25 Sun Spots). I’m a licensed massage therapist with...

Readers looking for help from previous columns

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In Sun Spots a few weeks ago there was information about craft classes being given in Lewiston. I’m interested in the...

UMF group seeks volunteers to pack food

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The University of Maine at Farmington’s Sustainable Campus Coalition and the Greater Farmington Food Council is looking for volunteers to help...

Dealing with unordered packages from Amazon

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I really enjoyed the story in the Sun Journal on Oct. 28 about Roselle Coury. I worked with her at WCOU...

Preparing for winter weather

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In response to the Oct. 23 Sun Spots regarding snow removal, I know a person from Oxford who comes to this...

Numerous ways to donate used cell phones

DEAR SUN SPOTS: We have some old cellphones. Is there anywhere to donate them or are they of any value? — No name, no...

Lewiston needs election workers, will train and pay

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The City of Lewiston relies on approximately 150 citizens to run the city’s seven polling places for voters and we are...

Veterans group wants signs removed

Dear Sun Spots: Would you please spread the word to please not put any political or business signs at Veterans Memorial Park on Main...

New Dempsey Center program needs volunteers

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Dempsey Center wishes to share the news of a new Volunteer Program at our Lewiston and South Portland locations. The...

Let’s be original with our state flag

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This past summer while enjoying Sabbathday Lake in New Gloucester, I noticed a yellow flag with a green pine tree in...

All ghosts and ghouls are invited to Hello-ween

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The United New Auburn Association, the Auburn Chapter of the Boys and Girls Club and Auburn’s Recreation Department invite all “ghosts...

'Tis the season for craft fairs and classes

DEAR SUN SPOTS: St. Phillips Church in Auburn will be holding their “Christmas by the Lake Fair” on Saturday, Nov. 17. There are two...

Youth group fundraisers; readers respond

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Mount Blue Moccasins Pathfinder Club, a youth group for 10- to 17-year-olds sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is preparing...

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