DEAR SUN SPOTS: The monthly bean suppers at Danville Junction Grange have been popular with Sun Spots readers for many years. However, with COVID-19 ramping up, we are unable to provide these so we are doing the next best thing.

On Saturday, Jan. 22, we will hold a takeout-only bean and casserole supper, the proceeds of which will be used for the ongoing repairs to our hall.

The menu will feature pea beans, yellow eye beans, corn casserole, potato casserole, mac and cheese, Italian bread, brown bread and apple crisp. To place an order for pickup, call 312-5591 by Thursday, Jan. 20. The cost is $10 each, and you may order your selection of items.

We hope that many of our friends and neighbors will continue with their customary generous support. Sun Spots, thank you so much for helping us get the word out and all the help you give us all. You are the best! — No name, Danville

ANSWER: I hope it’s a big success!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: This is for anyone looking for a VCR/DVD player. I have the following VCRs, DVD, and video rewinder available free for the taking. These were in my parents’  home when we cleaned: There is an Emerson Video Cassette Recorder; DA-4head, Digital track/quick play with remote and manual; a Sony VCR Plus model SLV-695HF (1996); digital auto tracking, auto head cleaner, with remote and manual.  It has 3-to-3 phono audio/video cable but no coaxial cable or cable mouse.

There is also a COBY DVD (video); DVD-227 Progressive Scan DVD/CD/MP3/CD-R/CD-RW Player; no manual. It has a 3-to-3 AV cable and remote. Lastly, there is a KINYO two-way VHS Video Rewinder. I can make arrangements for pickup or delivery within a reasonable radius of Lewiston. Please contact me at 312-5917. — Connie, Lewiston

ANSWER: This is very generous of you, Connie. Thank you for helping out fellow Sun Spotters who are in need of this equipment.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: How does one go about applying for a job at the new Auburn Target? No Name, Auburn

ANSWER: Go to the store’s website career listings at and fill out the form to receive email alerts for employment.

If you haven’t already, you may also sign up for email alerts from jobs in Maine at or at Indeed at You’ll create an account with a password then will be all set to receive listings and apply.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The quilting lady with the mouse problem (Dec. 20 Sun Spots) should get some large totes with covers to store her material. My daughter goes to the Goodwill Store in Auburn to get them. It’s hit or miss but the price is a lot less than regular retail.I’m not sure you can answer this one: We really like Chipotle in Auburn but sometimes when we go they aren’t open even though the posted hours on their website say they are. Also sometimes you can’t order on the phone, it has to be online. — Jane, no town

ANSWER: Just about every restaurant and store is being affected by staffing issues. It’s best to call the business first. I know it’s not always convenient but it could save you some hassle. The number is 531-4040.

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