Dear Sun Spots: New Gloucester frozen custard is wonderful. However, I would like to know the ingredients. I know they use natural flavors, but do they use fillers, preservatives, cream or milk? How much sugar is added? With certain dietary needs and a love of frozen custard, it would be most beneficial for me to know the ingredients. Thank you! – No Name, No Town.

Answer: Sun Spots spoke with Donna Langlois, who runs Hodgman’s Frozen Custard stand with other members of her family. The recipe and specific ingredients for the custard are a secret, but she did tell us there is cream in the recipe and they don’t add extra sugar or fillers. During your next visit to the stand, feel free to ask for the nutritional information of the custard, which may provide you with more specific information.

Dear Sun Spots: The article about Santa Lucia was just what I wanted. I knew that Sun Spots would be the only place I’d find out. The first thing I do in the morning is look and see if I have anything anyone needs. You help many every day. I want to thank you and especially Connie from Dixfield for writing the lyrics. I’m 93. I could remember a few words, but not many. Thank you. – No Name, Lewiston.


Dear Sun Spots: We, the Lewiston High School girls’ varsity basketball team would like to say thank you to Davinci’s Eatery for sponsoring and providing lunch for all the players on the teams at our Davinci Tournament the weekend of Nov. 28 and 29. We also want to thank Maine Awards Roguewear for providing T-shirts for all the players. The tournament was a great way for us and the other teams to get some games and practice in before the season started. Thank you so very much. – The Lewiston girls’ varsity basketball team.

Dear Sun Spots: This is in regards to the person that wrote concerning the bad windows in their Fleetwood doublewide, prebuilt home (Sun Spots, Dec. 15). They should contact the Consumer Affairs Division of the Maine Attorney General’s Office in Augusta at 800-436-2131 between 9 a.m. and noon. Though their issue has gone beyond the normal warranty period for the Maine Implied Warranty law, four years, it may be covered by other Maine laws that govern the building standards of homes built out of state, and brought into Maine for resale. If those windows do not meet the building standards allowed under Maine law, they may have recourse for complete replacement windows at no charge. It’s at least worth a phone call. – Roland, Auburn.

Dear Sun Spots: In answer to No Name, No Town in the Dec. 15 issue about mobile home windows, I also have the same problem with my windows. I own a Four Seasons mobile home and I called the manufacturer. All mobile home windows have a full one-year warranty and a five-year limited warranty but that’s it. There is no mobile home that guarantees their windows for more than five years. I have called numerous mobile home manufacturers and got the same answer from them all. Your outside doors have the same warranty. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.


Dear Sun Spots: I am wondering if anyone happened to tape the “American Music Shop” shows with Mark O’Connor that were on TNN in the 1990s. That was a great show. I’d be willing to pay for a copy if they don’t want to part with their tape. Call 225-3865. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you for all you do for the community. I hope your readers will help me find a young person in the St. Mary’s hospital area of Lewiston who will help shovel my driveway after snowstorms this winter. I bet there is at least one reliable young man or young lady nearby who needs extra cash. I live near St. Mary’s hospital. Thank you. Call 795-6060. – Mrs. D., Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: I wish to thank all the people who called me with the bed offer. We found one right off and people offered other items, too. There are so many generous people out there and wanted to thank them through this letter. Merry Christmas to you and God Bless. – Betsy Dewitt, South Paris.

Dear Sun Spots: I like to read the Academic Advocate section of the newspaper. These youngsters are intelligent and I respect their opinions. I like to read what their favorite subjects, books, music, foods and hopes are. It helps me to keep in touch with the present and gives me hope for the future. Keep up the good work! And I recycle for these youngsters and their children. There is a good article in AARP about recycling this month also, so take heart young ones. – No Name, Auburn.

Answer:
Sun Spots will be sure to pass along your compliments to Leo Baillargeon, our Academic Advocate editor. We’re glad you enjoy the supplement!

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