ANSWER: Veterans Inc. offers transitional housing and programs for homeless veterans. They are located in the former St. Joseph’s School at 393 Main St. in Lewiston. Hats and mittens are on their wish list. For more information call (508) 791-1213 extension 199 or email [email protected]

If anyone is associated with or can provide a contact for any other organizations, please write in to Sun Spots.

Please also consider the other homeless shelters in the area. Your donation may not go directly to a veteran but would be very welcome nonetheless. Rumford Group Homes is located at 201 Knox St. in Rumford and can be reached by calling 207-364-3551. Community Concepts also has emergency shelters and other services in Oxford and Androscoggin counties. They can be reached by calling 207-795-4065.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston Cub Scouts, Pack 116, will be collecting donated toys for the “Toys for Tots” program Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Donations of new, unwrapped toys may be dropped off during our event in the cafeteria of Holy Cross Church on Lisbon Street in Lewiston. Families are welcome to bring young children along to work on a special holiday ornament. Boys from kindergarten through third grade are welcome to visit and learn more about Boy Scouts from our adult leaders. To learn more about the “Toys for Tots” program, please visit the website at For information about Cub Scouts or to learn more about our pack, visit us on Facebook. — Cub Scout Pack 116.

HI SUN SPOTS: I’ve been wondering if the television shows “Sleepy Hollow,” “Grimm” and “Limitless” are coming back this year. I have not seen any mention of them. Thank you. — No name, no town.

ANSWER: According to, “Sleepy Hollow” returns Jan. 6 for its fourth season. “Grimm” will return for its sixth and final season on Jan. 6, according to “Limitless” will not be back. It was canceled by CBS after its first season and has not been picked up by another network.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: From Sun Spots on Friday, Oct. 14, someone was looking for Creslan yarn, pure fisherman. I recently was given a large tote full of yarn and found a one-pound ball of the yarn that they were looking for. If they still need this yarn, they can call me at 207-364-7384. — Anne, Rumford.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Where would we be without Sun Spots? You are such a great help to this community. Now my problem: I received a phone call from a woman in Bowdoin who said she had the Movie Money Bonanza tickets. The phone number she left was erased on my phone. Please call me again at 207-225-2360 and leave your number so we can connect. I need four of these books. Thank you. — No name, no town.

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