Dear Sun Spots: We have been trying to locate caterers that service the Rumford-Mexico area. For some reason, we have not been able to locate any except one and we would like to know if anyone knows of food caterers in the Rumford-Mexico area. We have a couple of future gatherings and would like to know ahead of time what is available. — No Name, Rumford.

In addition to responses from readers, contact Catering N’ More Brickyard Cafe, Route 2 West Farmington, (207) 799-0708, and ask for Greg Racklisse, owner and chef. Racklisse says he is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is in the Oaks and Parkhurst building.

You may also want to contact The Good Food Store, 312 Mayville Road, Bethel, (800) 879-8926, e-mail at [email protected] They are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Ask for Heather or David.

Another contact is Murphy The Caterer, 5 Pearl St., Mexico, (207) 364-4710. If no one is available, please leave a message. They are open daily.

Another is Steve’s Market, Depot Street, Dryden, (207) 645-2954. Ask for Steve or leave a message. They are open Monday to Thursday 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Village Farm Caterers in Turner does do catering. However, Sun Spots was unable to confirm whether or not they would be able to service the Rumford/Mexico area. Sun Spots would recommend you speak with Chris about your catering needs, (207) 225-2171.

And Homestead Bakery Restaurant is at 186 Broadway, Farmington, (207) 778-6162. Ask for Pam. They are open seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Dear Sun Spots: Once again this year, Friends Together Peer Support and Recovery Center, 70 Main St., Jay, will hold its annual fund-raising yard sale sometime in early June. All donations are greatly appreciated. You may drop articles off Monday to Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, or call Irene at (207) 897-3468 or June at (207) 897-9984. Thank you in advance and thanks to Sun Spots for my favorite section of the paper. — June K. Watson, Jay.

Dear Sun Spots: I hope you can help. Is there any way to get a copy of the season finale of “The Shield”? It airs Tuesday nights at 10 p.m. My phone number is (207) 364-3255. — G.P., Mexico.

Sun Spots was not able to find anything online. Hopefully, readers who taped this might be willing to share it with you for a reasonable price.

Dear Sun Spots: My inquiry is twofold. First, I am looking for a wringer washing machine in reasonable condition and working order. I am willing to drive a fair distance and could pay a modest amount for the right one.

Secondly, my husband and I own a wool carding machine. The name on the machine is Sacopeetee. After the name is the number 1908. I am guessing this could be the year it was made. We need help or information about where to get parts. I would have to imagine someone reading this column may have worked in the textile industry and could possibly have used or worked on such a machine. We were told this machine was at one time operating in the Robinson Manufacturing of Oxford. Our dream is to refurbish the machine and start a home business using it to process wool from our own sheep. Any help or information would be appreciated. We can be reached by phone after 7 p.m. at (207) 890-7130. — Ingrid Twitchell, Bryant Pond.

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