Dear Sun Spots: The students and staff at Bakerstown would like to thank all the people for their generous donations of sewing machines to our school. They are greatly appreciated. Now, we would like to know if there are any individuals who might have any fabric that they no longer have any use for and would be willing to donate to us for sewing. We have patterns and sewing machines, but lack material.

We are located at 1223 Main St., Poland, or via phone at 998-8266. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Thanks in advance for your help.

Can you, or anyone in the Lewiston, Auburn, Oxford areas tell me where I could buy cans of cinnamon sticks spray by Johnson Co. It is a Glade product. I cannot find it anywhere. It is a spray for eliminating odors. Thank you. – Mary Babbitt, Hebron.

In addition to responses from readers, you might consider checking in with your local Aubuchon Hardware store, 138 Main St., Norway, 743-5072. They are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. While they do not currently have it in stock, it can be special ordered for you.

In the meantime, you can also locate this product online at, or via phone at 800-431-2712 .

Dear Sun Spots: Are there any acupuncturists in Maine who accept Medicare/Medicaid patients? I am a disabled person and cannot afford this service. However, my health care professional seems to think this type of service may be helpful for my paralysis. I have left side paralysis in my hand and leg caused from two prior strokes. Thank you for any help you may afford me on this matter. – No Name, No Town.

Answer: Sun Spots believes you are referring to your MaineCare coverage, in which case you should contact Member Services to discuss what’s covered and what isn’t. You should also be able to obtain a listing of those who accept MaineCare. You may reach them via phone 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at (800) 977-6740.

Dear Sun Spots: You are incredible. Thank you for the information that I requested regarding stone fence repairs! I’ll be getting right on that!

Also, in response to some reader’s request for Dog Groomers in the area, we take our little Dachshund to one that was not listed in your column. The proprietor is wonderful with all the “critters” and loves them all. Her business is called Puppy Love and is located at 10 Hudson Road in Lisbon, 353-6029. Again, thank you for your help!! – Carol, Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: I broke a tooth in half on my false teeth set. That half has exposed the metal holding it there. Can the metal poison me if I don’t get the tooth replaced? I called the dentist and he was busy. Thanks for your help. – No Name, No Town.

Unfortunately this is a question you should be asking your dentist or doctor to advise you on. Sun Spots is not qualified to answer this.

Dear Sun Spots: I am the person who wanted the braid holder, and am happy to say I got one. Many nice people called like Florence, Matti, Bea, Gale and more. Thanks to each of you who took the time to call. Sun Spots really works. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: I hope you can help.

I was given a Montgomery Ward sewing machine, circa 1975, and need parts to use it. If someone has a parts machine or information where I can obtain parts, I would greatly appreciate the information. I can be reached at 897-5017. – Louise, No Town.

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