Dear Sun Spots: Last spring the treasurer of the state of Maine listed delinquent payments and lost wages in two fliers in the paper. My name and address were listed. I applied for this money online. I received an acknowledgment, which I neglected to make a copy of. I have never received this payment. Who do I contact to file again for this money? Thank you for your help. – Marie Beaulieu, Wales.

Answer:
Sun Spots would recommend you contact the state treasurer, Dale McCormick, 39 State House Station, Augusta, Maine, 04333, (207) 624-7470, and mark your letter to the attention of the Unclaimed Property Division and include your ID number. You can also reach them via e-mail at [email protected]

Dear Sun Spots: I would like to thank you very much for all the help in the past and again for the last address Sun Spots got for me.

I need an address for any schools that teach commercial driver’s license courses. I have been driving tractor trailers for many years and I am teaching the course now here at the federal prison in Ray Brook, N.Y. I need an address where an ex-con could teach. – Bryant Lessard, Ray Brook, NY.

Answer:
You may want to try contacting the following schools for your job search. However Sun Spots is not aware whether or not they are hiring ex-cons but wishes you the best of luck in your search:

CRST Intl., 3930 16th Ave., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, (319) 390-2715; Merit Distribution Services Inc., 3015 Center Street, Temple, TX 76501, (254-770-2752; U.S. Xpress Enterprises, 4080 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, (423-510-3514.

Professional Truck Driver Institute Inc., 2200 Mill Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703-838-8842.

National Truck Drivers School 188 College Drive, P.O. Box 65789, Orange Park, FL 32065-5789, (904) 272-6702 or via e-mail at [email protected]

Labor Leasing Inc. is a recruitment service and may also be another possibility. You can reach them through their corporate headquarters at 1801 N. Mill Street, Suite M. Naperville, IL 60563, 800-969-0723 or their branch office in at 29 Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08837, 800-229-0032.

Dear Sun Spots: I read your Sun Spots every day and enjoy it very much. Now I need some help. I’m looking for a garter carriage that fits on the Number 900 Knit King knitting machine by Brother. I would be interested in secondhand in good working condition for a reasonable price. I can be reached at (207) 784-1806. – No Name, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for someone within a reasonable distance who is willing to give pottery lessons. A couple of my friends and I are very interested in learning how to use a pottery wheel but have yet to find anyone or anyplace that gives lessons. Your help is greatly appreciated. – D. Richards, Livermore Falls.

Dear Sun Spots: I’m looking to find someone who has a knitting machine and knits Christmas stockings. For the past 20 years I’ve had a particular style made for every new member of my family. The several contacts that I’ve had over the years have dwindled. I have a new granddaughter who just needs to have one made. Can you see if there is anyone who still offers this service? Thank you. – Diane Fournier, Lisbon.


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