DEAR SUN SPOTS: This is a shot in the dark, but you’ve been so good at recovering or finding lost items. I misplaced or lent out my 1962 Fort Dix Basic Training yearbook and have been unable to locate it for several years. I am hoping someone out there has it or found it. The name would be Pvt. Gerard Meservier (my service name). I served in the 76th Training Division out of Auburn for six years and would love to locate this treasure. Thank you for all you do for the community. — Nel Meservier, Auburn

ANSWER: We hope someone sees this letter and returns your yearbook soon! It does indeed seem like a treasure.

Dear Sun Spots: I’m working with the Auburn Conservation Commission on the Littlefield Dam off of Littlefield Road and adjacent to the golf course at Martindale Country Club, and we’re having trouble getting to the bottom of its history. We’ve looked into the restoration effort in the 1980s, but can’t quite figure out when and why it was made, and if it was ever completed. Is there someone out there who could help us out? Thank you! — Isaac, No town

ANSWER: If you haven’t tried the Androscoggin Historical Society, here is some contact information: The office is at 2 Turner St., No. 8 (county building), Auburn. Phone number is 207-784-0586 and the email address is [email protected] If anyone reading this has information, please write in and let us know.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Looking for someone who can do some small lawn and yard work. Hope you have some names in your Rolodex you can share. You have been very helpful in the past. Thank you for your service.  — No name, Turner.

ANSWER: Mrs. Sun Spots’ Rolodex includes Canyon Springs Landscaping on County Road in Turner. Its website says it is open 24 hours a day and has been in business for five years. The phone number is (207) 576-2155. If anyone else in the area offers lawn and yard work, please let us know.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for all you do for Sun Spots land. We all appreciate you so much. Question is anyone in the area still selling Stanley Home Products. An old name but really good products. Thanks for any help you can be. — No name, no town 

ANSWER: If any of you readers out there can help this woman, please let us know. We did find a website,, that sells “Official Stanley Home Products” and cleaning supplies. The toll-free number is 1-800-628-9032.

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