Dear Sun Spots: Could you please tell me if the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Auburn are still accepting clothing to be given away? If so, what hours are they open? Thanking you for your time and consideration. – E.M.M., South Paris.

Answer:
Yes they are and you can drop off clothing on Tuesdays between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. There is also a box outside the community service building for drop offs. The church is located at 310 Minot Ave., Auburn, (207) 784-0861.

Dear Sun Spots: I’m writing in response to the “old lady from Lewiston” who was asking for help with a price on a Winnie-The Pooh board game (1933) by Parker Brothers. In my pricing book it is worth $100 in good shape and $200 in excellent shape. If it is in mint condition: no pieces lost, great color, box in good shape, I would value it at between $200-$250. I hope I have helped. Also, Parker Brothers is still in business. – David Pratt, Rumford.

Dear Sun Spots: I live in the South Paris area and would like to know when there is going to be a store to replace Ames. We need another store in this area as others oftentimes charge higher prices and selections are few in shoes, yarn and other items. Thanks. – C. Park, South Paris.

Answer:
You may want to contact your local chamber of commerce to see if they’ve heard anything. You can contact the Chamber of Commerce Oxford Hills at 213 Main Street, Paris, (207) 743-2281. In addition, you might also contact the Planning Department at the local town office who may be able to share any incoming business news with you. You can reach them at the Oxford Town Hall at (207) 539-4431.

Dear Sun Spots: Could you please tell me how and where I can get information on rules and regulations on people driving a dirt bike or 4-wheeler near a housing project? Also, could you please provide the address of the Maine State Police? Any information would be helpful. – No Name, No Town.

Answer:
Unfortunately this reader did not include an address, however, Sun Spots would recommend you contact your local town office and have a chat with your code enforcement officer. Regarding your second question, you can contact the Maine State Police at Troop A in Alfred at (207) 324-0613; Troop B in Gray at (207) 657-3030; Troop C in Skowhegan (207) 474-3350; Troop D in Thomaston (207) 354-0341; Troop E in Orono (207) 866-2121; Troop F in Houlton (207) 532-2261; Troop G in South Portland (207) 871-7755 and Troop J in East Machias (207) 255-6125. You can also contact them at headquarters at 36 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME 04333, (207) 624-7000, or by fax at (207) 624-7088.

Dear Sun Spots: New Life Christian Fellowship is starting a Prayer Wall for our current military personnel. Anyone in the central Maine area who wishes to have us pray for and/or write to their loved ones please send the following; picture, name, address, location of service. Please send to: New Life Christian Fellowship, P.O. Box 818, Lewiston, ME 04243-0818. You can also drop them off at 134 College Street. – Thelma Gurschick, Lewiston.

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