DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Hartford Heritage Society is holding a yard sale on June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall, Main Street/Route 140. We’re still looking for items for the sale. While you’re doing your spring cleaning, if you find unneeded items you would like to pass on, please call Rosie at 207-597-2270 or Doreen at 207-224-7147, for pick-up. All our fundraising efforts help the restoration of the J&O Irish Museum.

The museum will be open to the public on Sundays during July and August from 1 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. We also accept donations of items for display in the museum.

Thank you Sun Spots for keeping us posted on lots of important information and contacts. It is a great service to all your readers. Keep up the good work.

—Doreen, Hartford

ANSWER: I hope many of you can donate treasures to this worthy cause, whether for the yard sale or for the museum to have on display. The J&O Irish Museum was once a thriving retail business originally built in 1888 by Orlando Irish, a prosperous local farmer. The store was operated by members of the Irish family, and was given to the Hartford Historical Society by James Irish in 1976. The building is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a must-see while visiting Hartford.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Friends of Special Olympics are gearing up for their annual fundraiser yard sale. This year’s sale will take place June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 166 Franklin Road in Jay. If you have any slightly used or new items you would like to donate to this worthwhile cause, please drop them off at the yard sale location or call me at 207-897-2122. No clothes please. We already have lots of items including tools, housewares, books, puzzles and much more. Please join us to make this yard sale a success. Our community always comes through for Special Olympics so we are sure of a successful and profitable day!

—Janice, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding the query about the psychic medium, Kellie Danico Randolph, she now is in Florida and gives private, phone and video readings. She can be reached by leaving a detailed message at 386-336-6643. You can also find her on Facebook.

—No name, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The 5th Annual Bob Burns Memorial 5K and Silent Auction will held at the YMCA Rail Trail, 31 Union St. Augusta on July 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants can walk or run. All proceeds go toward Brain Tumor Research. For more information and to sign up, please go to the link, https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Augusta/BobBurnsMemorial5KSilentAuction . Donations are always welcome and needed.

Thank you for the valuable information you put out to the public.

—Larry, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Stephens High School Class of 1968 is planning its 50th class reunion. We’re missing addresses for the following classmates: Donald Roy, Timothy Quigley, Barbara Archer Lizotte, Harold Gill, Jean Greeley, Richard Grey, Forest Hotham, Kate O’Brien Minson, Laura Smith, Mary Snare, Gail Taylor and Barbara Tucker.

We would appreciate your help. If you know how to contact any of these people please e-mail or phone Cecilia Cormier Child at [email protected] or 207-894-2213.

—Kathy, no town

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