DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for the response to my note about the 2018 Senior Dunkin’ Donuts Mug Program (Sun Spots, Jan. 25). I called several local Dunkin’ Donuts and was told they do not have the new cards. Folks have to go to the Lewiston Senior Citizens Office at the Armory to get them. Thank you for the great work that you do.

—No name, Lewiston

ANSWER: There has been quite the kerfuffle about this coffee discount program. The DD stores did receive a limited amount of cards but ran out very quickly, as did Lewiston’s Senior Citizen Office at the Armory. At this writing, the Senior Center in Auburn at Pettingill Park has only a few cards left. Give them a call before you make the trip: 207-333-6611, ext. 2108.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I recently read an article about the AARP tax preparation for seniors. Because I was unaware that the program had changed location from Lewiston to Auburn, I did not pay attention to the telephone number to call for an appointment. Is it possible for you to get that information for those who use this service? It would be very much appreciated by seniors who depend on it. Your column is a gift to the many people who need information. Thank you for your help.

—Pauline, no town

ANSWER: This information appeared in Sun Spots, Jan. 11. I’m happy to put it in again for all those who missed it:

AARP Tax-Aide will be providing free income tax preparation services for low/moderate income taxpayers for the 2018 filing season. Three days per week from Feb. 1 through April 14, their experienced IRS Certified Tax Volunteers will be preparing and electronically filing Federal and Maine income tax returns. They will be working out of Sacred Heart Church located at the corner of Minot and Western avenues in Auburn. This service is by appointment only and all ages are welcome. You do not have to be a member of AARP. Appointments may be made by calling 207-513-3170 and leaving a message. You will be contacted by the scheduler to set up a time for your tax preparation.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I hope to contact John in Phillips who was looking for help with repairing an antique radio (Sun Spots, Jan. 10). I know a radio club member and hobbyist in Gray who is willing to help but doesn’t want his contact information published.

—Sandy, no town

ANSWER: John, please write to Sun Spots with your phone number so this radio guy can get in touch with you!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Lewiston High School Class of ‘63 is reaching out to classmates to let them know that our 55th reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston.

Save the date notices will be mailed to classmates in early February.

Classmates who have changed their mailing address within the past five years are asked to notify either Sue Lafrenier Bemis at [email protected] or phone Connie Beliveau at 353-7403. Thank you, Sun Spots, for all you do for all of us.

—No name, Lewiston

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