Dear Sun Spots: We would like to find a dog day-care facility in the Auburn/Lewiston area so our dogs can play and socialize with other dogs. I know there are some around, but I can’t seem to find any in the phone book or any advertisements online or in the paper for them.

I did a Google search and found two in Gray, but would prefer to find something closer. Do you know of any? Thanks a lot. – No Name, Auburn.

You might consider trying to contact:

Home Pet Care & Doggie Daycare, 13 Brann Ave., Auburn, 04210, 783-6184 or 777-7049. Owner Lorraine Coulombe, who runs the business with her daughter, Ann Durgin, says the doggie day care is open from about 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Coulombe and Durgin say they accommodate where they can. They also offer overnight care for anyone going on vacation or a weekend away. They also do home calls.

Paradise Kennels/Traveling, 15 Savard Road, East Baldwin, ME 04024, 787-3165 does some dog day care. They are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. You may also call them for an appointment at the above number.

Bee’s Pet Boarding, 103 Tripp Lake Road, Poland, 998-3358, They are open from 7 to 9:30 a.m. and from 4 to 6:30 p.m. They also board dogs and cats as well as doggie day care.

Dear Sun Spots: I have all kinds of empty pill containers. A while back someone was asking for some. I have a plastic bag full for anyone willing to pick them up. I may be reached at 998-3404. – A. Girardin, Poland.

Dear Sun Spots: This is in response to Mark Mark Pendleton, Auburn (Sun Spots inquiry Feb. 7) seeking a place to have his kerosene heater repaired. He may contact Drillen True Value Hardware, 1086 Sabattus St. in Lewiston, 783-4600. They do a fantastic job. – C. P., No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Your column is my first reading of the newspaper each morning. Thank you so much.

I am hoping readers can assist me here. I have a large supply of old magazines such as “Household,” “Home Maintenance & Improvements,” “Woman’s Day” and “Better Homes & Gardens.” They are more than 50 years old, and I am wondering if they have any value. Thank you again. – M.A., Rumford.

Dear Sun Spots: The Mt. Blue High School Class of 1972 is planning its 35th class reunion in August. The committee is gathering addresses and e-mails from our class members.

If you are a member of the MBHS Class of ’72, please send your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address to Cheryl Pike, 115 Sunset Ave., Farmington, ME 04938. You may also e-mail [email protected] Thank you and looking forward to hearing from classmates. – Cheryl Pike, Farmington.

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