Dear Sun Spots: I would like to know names, addresses and phone numbers of dog groomers in the Lewiston, Auburn and Greene areas. Thank you. – No Name, Greene.

Answer: Consider contacting the following:

Cerenau Grooming & Spa Services, 321 Ferry Road, Lewiston, 784-5930. It is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Kennel Shop Pet Super Store, 855 Lisbon St., in the Lewiston Mall, 777-1376. It is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Elaine’s Dog Grooming & Shop, 1014 Minot Ave., Auburn, 784-8006. The hours of operation vary, call and talk with Elaine Richardson.

Chappie’s Pampered Pets Salon, 4 Marian Drive, Auburn, 786-5300. It grooms dogs and cats. It is open by appointment only.

Pet Boutique, 12 Morse Road, North Monmouth, 933-4062. It is open Monday through Saturday, drop off between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. and your groomed dog is typically ready to go home around 1 or 2 p.m.

The Lazy L Kennel, 188 Scribner Hill Road, Otisfield, 539-9188. It is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. by appointment only. They also offer dog training and boarding.

Bee’s Pet Boarding, 103 Tripp Lake Road, Poland, 998-3358. It is open between 7 and 9:30 a.m. and 4 and 6:30 p.m. Grooming typically takes about an hour and you can pick up within the morning hours or later in the afternoon during the afternoon hours. Owner Bee Beal says she also offers cat grooming.

Kanine Clippers, 696 River Road, Mexico, 562-7874. It is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

A Pooch’s Paradise, 855 Fairbanks Road (also known as Route 4), 778-0148 Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 or 4 p.m. Please call and ask for Shelley Keene or Phyllis Savage.

Stillwater Pet Grooming & Lodging, 118 Fairbanks Road, (Main Street), Farmington, 778-3388. It is open Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon. Cats are groomed on Mondays only.

Paws in Motion Grooming, 72 Marston Hill Road, Auburn, 784-3676. It is open by appoint- ment only and offers pick-up and delivery service for dogs and cats, as well as a self-service dog wash.

Dear Sun Spots: In the event that Gerald Loring of Bethel does not find anyone who puts up green tomato mincemeat, maybe he would like to try the following recipe and make his own:

Mock mincemeat ingredients: 18 green tomatoes, 18 tart apples, ¾ lb. seedless raisins, ¾ lb. seeded raisins, 3 Tbsp. cinnamon, ¾ cup fruit juice, ¾ cup cider vinegar, 1½ cups minced citron, 6 Tbsp. orange rind, 3 tsp. salt, 3 tsp. cloves, 1½ tsp. allspice, 1½ tsp. ginger, ¾ tsp. nutmeg. Method: Force tomatoes and cored apples through a food chopper. Add remaining ingredients and cook until thick. Fill into sterilized jars and seal. Makes about 3 quarts.

Enjoy! – B.B., No Town.

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