Dear Sun Spots: I subscribed to the new Maine Times magazine when it came out in January 2004. I understand it stopped publishing, and that subscribers would get a refund. I haven’t heard anything lately. Do you have any information regarding this?

Also, Is there anyone in the area who does furniture reupholstering (not slipcovers)? Thank you. – N. Miller, Lewiston.

In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots tried to contact the former editor and publisher of the Maine Times, but has had no success. Perhaps there are other readers out there who have subscribed to this magazine and would be willing to share what they know with you.

Regarding your second question: Contact Ed Boucher at O-J’s Upholstery and Hobby Shop on Main Street in Wilton. Boucher specializes in furniture, cars, trucks, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and marine canvas and cushions. He also does custom work. You can reach him at (207) 645-3366.

Dear Sun Spots: I am writing a book on the town and people of Riley, Maine, a section of Jay. I would like to get information on families who lived there, pictures that people may have, stories of Riley or anything that would be of interest.

There will be a workshop meeting on April 1 at 1 p.m, at the Jay-Niles Memorial Library, located in North Jay. We will share stories, and gather material and photos to use, and they will be returned promptly. Please e-mail me at [email protected] or call me at 998-4138. Thank you. – Rosemary (Davenport) Morrison, Poland.

Dear Sun Spots: Could you please help me?

I am looking for the lady in the photograph and article enclosed. She makes fashions for Fido, and I have tried to find her in Lewiston but with no luck. I have a small dog who is in need of some jammies. I’m pretty sure she is the lady I bought some from at a dog show in Augusta, but it’s been awhile. Your help would be greatly appreciated. – Sharon Hawkes, Wiscasset.

Contact Je T’aime Originals, at 32 Garcelon St., Lewiston, ME 04240, (207) 786-0594. You can also e-mail them at [email protected] Or, you can contact them via their Web site at

Dear Sun Spots: I am trying to find butterscotch flavoring but have been unable to do so. Can you please help? – No Name, No Town.

A co-worker says you should consider contacting:

Sweet Celebrations Inc. P.O. Box 39426, Edina, MN 55439-0426,, 800-328-6722 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Kitchen Krafts, P.O. Box 442, Waukon, IA 52172, or 800-776-0575.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you for directing me to Affordable Business Machine Co. for photocopier repair. They even came to my house and did a great job. I highly recommend them. Thanks again. – R. Crane, Norway.

Thank you for your kind note, Mr. Crane, and I am glad they were able to assist you.

Dear Sun Spots: A spring craft fair will be held at West Paris Grange, West Paris Village, on May 8 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tables are $5 each. There will be food as well as the usual white elephant and miscellaneous wares. Sandwiches, breads, hot dogs and Mary’s special corn chowder will be for sale. Please call (207) 674-3872 for a table. Thank you. – Linona Blake, West Paris.

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