Dear Sun Spots: We have, through the years, accumulated loads of old computers, keyboards, TVs and more. We would like to clean our basement now. Do these just fade away like old soldiers? Where in Maine can we recycle or bring this equipment? Thanks for your always good answers. – Maurice Poulin, Jay.

Consider Computers for Schools and Libraries. Contact the Maine Correctional Center, P.O. Box 260, South Windham, ME 04082-0260 (893-7000 and ask for Darrell Lee) for information and instructions regarding the donation of your old computer. In addition, consider contacting Ruth’s Reusable Resources at U.S. Route 1, Bessey School, Scarborough, ME 04074, 883-8407. Their school year hours are Wednesdays noon to 6 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays noon to 5 p.m. and the first and second Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. to noon.

Those who have items to give away – or need things – might want to sign up for a Yahoo Freecycle group at There is a group for the L-A area.

Dear Sun Spots: I would like to know if anyone would have a used life jacket or personal floatation device for use with a small kayak or boat, size large, that they would be willing to give away or sell at a reasonable price? I can be reached at 783-3786. – Ron Campbell, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: I recently purchased Doodoo Voodoo online to deal with the odor of spilled milk in my car. It was developed to deal with exactly the problem No Name, No Town described Friday. She can get it at their Web site,, or by calling 317 35NOPEE. They only sell the concentrate online, and it’s very expensive (I think it was $60.) I would be happy to give her some to try, or I can sell her a quart of the diluted spray for $3 (that’ll help me make back the money I paid for the concentrate!) She just needs to bring a bottle to put it in. I can be reached at 783-4741. – Karen Lane, Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: I am planning a cookout for former classmates from Sabattus High School class of 1961. Not everyone who started out as freshman, graduated, but I would love to hear from anyone who may have been in my class. The cookout will be held at my home in Minot on Sept. 24 from 1 p.m. to whenever. There will be a surprise for those attending. For more information, you may phone me at home at 346-3373 or via cell phone at 740-1125.

Looking forward to seeing all who can attend. – Joan Dionne Morin, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: I noticed in the Sept. 4 column the response for requests about dance lessons and the information about square dancing: I am a member of a square dancing club as well the Friendship Squares based out of Wilton. Our first class is on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Academy Hill School. This group is part of the SAD 9 Adult Education, and the first two lessons are free. We welcome all ages to join the fun and the fitness benefits of square dancing. For more information, phone Greg and Wanda Soule 897-4907 or Brian and Sally Rowe at 778-4001. – Greg Soule, Chesterville.

Dear Sun Spots: I mistakenly gave an incorrect e-mail address for Sharon Handy regarding volunteers for the annual Twin Cities Marching Band Show (see Wed. column): Those interested can please correspond with Sharon Handy via e-mail at [email protected] – Robyn Holman, EL Music Association, No Town.

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