ANSWER: You can write to USAOPOLY Customer Service, 5607 Palmer Way, Carlsbad, CA 92010; call 1-888-876-7659; or email [email protected] and ask for the instructions for playing the Beatles Scrabble game. The instruction booklet is available for viewing and printing online, too. This link brings you directly to the download:

SUN SPOTS: Do you have anyone in your resources who can stretch rugs? Unfortunately, the gentleman who installed two bedroom rugs does not return my calls. Thank you for your help. Call 207-344-3069 and leave a message. — No Name in Lewiston.

RESPONSE: Is the carpet wrinkled or loose? Most carpet installers that you find in the Sun Journal advertisements install carpet and stretch carpet. Try calling Sherm Arnold’s Flooring at 207-782-0831 or visit; or Royal Flooring at 784-6964 or visit

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for all your good work. Soon it will be lawn mowing time again. We are looking to hire someone to do our mowing. There is quite a large area which has to be mowed every four to five days, weather permitting. We have a new Toro zero-turn mower. We live in the Greene area. If anyone is interested, please call us at 207-946-4961.

Also, can you tell us if there is a shoe repair person in the Lewiston-Auburn area? Thank you for your help. — No Name in Greene.

ANSWER: If you read the Sun Journal advertisements, there are quite a few businesses that offer lawn mowing services.  These include Benner & Son at 207-782-4920; High Maintenance Landscaping at 207-754-4926; Lawn Guard at 207-783-2970; A Cut Above Lawn Care at 207-370-5296; and Carrier Lawn and Landscape at 207-577-8256.

The Sun Journal’s Special Sections department published this article on lawn mowing and cropping versus chopping the grass:

Sun Spots is often asked about shoe repair services in the Lewiston-Auburn area and recently published this information on April 11. Try Alterations by Judy and Industrial Stitching & Leather Repair at 207-783-6201 or Beyond Shoe Repair at 207-783-5403.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I know you have printed this in the past, but I am now in need of someone who does house cleaning and do not have your article that named them. I would appreciate your help in listing it again. Thank you. — C.S. via online form.

ANSWER: There are many businesses that offer house cleaning services. Here are a few of them in the Lewiston-Auburn area:

* Susie Crossley, Lewiston, 207-783-7785

* Sun Bright Cleaning Service, Auburn, 207-784-6193

* Service Master Co., Lewiston, 207-783-0310

* Chrissy’s Down Home Cleaning, Lewiston, 207-754-4266

* SERVPRO of Lewiston-Auburn, 888-638-0881

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for the many questions you answer. I am trying to find out if the police officer who was shot in the face in Boston on March 27 is still alive. Thank you. — No Name, No Town.

ANSWER: When Sun Spots researched your question on April 15, the police officer was alive and had been released from the hospital.

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