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.

Readers ask about guitar lessons, TV personalities, stamps

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m looking for someone who gives guitar lessons in the Lewiston-Auburn or Augusta area. — Charles, no town ANSWER: Main Street Music at...

Hampshire Street construction delays

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Once again a loyal reader is seeking to tap your resourcefulness. Earlier this year the job of revamping Hampshire Street in...

Getting in the Christmas spirit

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have two heavy boxes of sheet music for classical piano and vocal and piano students, as well as Christmas music...

Fuller Brush products still available

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Rural Community Action Ministry provides homelessness and hunger prevention services in 14 rural towns. Volunteer opportunities vary and may include...

Good Samaritans, Veterans, Reupholstery

DEAR SUN SPOTS: In November, I had a bad accident on Route 4 near Hannaford, and would like to thank Wilbur Benner of Buckfield...

No birds at your feeders? Don't be alarmed

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I thought you might find the email from Cornell University interesting. I’m not sure it’s the whole answer, but we have...

Unique gift honors all veterans

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Now that Veterans Day has passed, it’s a good idea to have your readers think about giving a special gift to...

Open house includes tea, prom dress donations

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I know this is a last minute request but while decorating the Foss Mansion for our open house and Santa Tea...

Cub Scouts seek toys; chocolate mousse recipe requested

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston Cub Scout Pack 116 will host our Annual Toy Drive at Central Maine Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 7,...

There are many ways to give this season

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Loaves & Fishes of Sabattus has been chosen for the Hannaford Cause Bag program for the month of November. Visit the...

LAHS Project Graduation, kitty fundraiser

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Fundraising for the annual Leavitt Area High School 2018 Project Graduation is underway. With the holidays upon us, please consider making...

Balloon Festival music; let it snow!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Several weeks ago I approached a few members of the Balloon Festival Committee about having a Pal Hop reunion at the...

Drafty windows, cozy afghans

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have been installing clear plastic over my thermopane windows to make three layers to help keep the heat in. My...

Birthday for Chummy, Arena Snacks

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Wendell "Chummy" Broomhall, a two-time Olympian and the oldest living member of the Chisholm Ski Club, will celebrate his 98th birthday...

Lost ring, food drive, prom dresses

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m hoping your wonderful readers can help. My dad recently lost a gold Shrine ring. On the day he noticed it...

Holiday food collection, craft fair

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This Saturday, Nov. 18, St. Mary’s Food Pantry will collect food and donations at Shaw’s Supermarkets in Auburn and Lewiston from...

Crafts for sale, local rug hooking

DEAR SUN SPOTS: SHAREcenter is sponsoring a craft fair at the Bates Mill Atrium at Canal and Chestnut streets Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9...

Craft supplies, Beck's address requested

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This is in response to the Friday, Nov. 10, Sun Spots regarding knitting supplies. The Lewiston Public Library would be a...

Poland craft fair, home for yarn

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Excelsior Grange of Poland is having its annual Holiday Fair on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Holiday fundraiser, syrup-making supplies

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Center for Wisdom's Women, a weekday drop-in center where women help women thrive, is hosting its annual Holiday Fair on...

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