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    April 13, 2019

    Hartford-Sumner school seeking box tops

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you to everyone who sends in the Box Tops for Education to the Hartford-Sumner Elementary School or directly to me (special thanks to Debra Marston). I’m expecting a check for $202 this month that the Nezinscot Valley Music Boosters will be able to use for the school-wide cultural program on Mexico […]

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    April 8, 2019

    Funds for Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell by mail or online

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: There’s an official destination where people can send donations to help the family of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell.  Maine State Police have received several inquiries about what people can do to support the fallen officer’s family. Detective Campbell, 31, was killed April 3 along I-95 in Hampden when a wheel […]

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    April 8, 2019

    Teddy Bear Picnic looking for tablecloths; ‘Move Over’ law explained

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Woman’s Literary Union is planning a Teddy Bear Picnic Tea on April 27 and 28 at the Foss Mansion, 19 Elm St. in Auburn. To donate picnic-style tablecloths to the WLU, call me at 795-6134. Any donations are tax deductible. — Kathy, no town ANSWER: This sounds so cute and fun. […]

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    April 8, 2019

    Get Fit Challenge coming up; donations sought residential care facility

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: St. Mary’s Health System will host the sixth annual Commit to Get Fit Challenge at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4. The events will take place at St. Mary’s Medical Building at 15 Gracelawn Road in Auburn. It will feature a 3K walk, virtual 5K, and 5K, 10K and 15K runs, along with […]

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    April 8, 2019

    Artists sought for Moxie festival; volunteers wanted for flag installations

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: This year, the 37 Moxie Festival, with a theme of Moxie Goes Artsy, will again host a juried art show, following last year’s successful event, New this year will be a Chalk Walk.  Both events will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Lisbon artist and Moxie Festival […]

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    April 7, 2019

    Artists wanted for juried shows in Rangeley region

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Rangeley Friends of the Arts announces a call to artists for three juried shows with cash prizes: Art in August, an outdoor Art and Crafts Show and Sale; The Western Mountain Photography Show, a juried competition and exhibit; and, new this year, The Artists Trail Fine Art Exhibit, a juried show […]

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    April 4, 2019

    Grange Supper, Beyond Shoe Repair

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Danville Junction Grange No. 65, 15 Grange St. in Auburn, will host its monthly Community Bean Supper on Saturday, April 6. The menu includes three kinds of homemade baked beans, chili, cornbread casserole, potato casserole, American chop suey, tuna noodle casserole, clam casserole, spaghetti and shepherd’s pie. There will also be coleslaw, […]

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    April 3, 2019

    Training for hospice volunteers and Grand Auto Show announced

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice, a nonprofit organization, is looking for volunteers to support those facing the end-of-life by providing companionship to patients and respite to family members. Volunteers are needed for patients in the home setting, nursing facilities and the Hospice House on Stetson Road in Auburn.  Along with patient needs, […]

  • Published
    April 1, 2019

    Benefit Date Correction, Soup

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thanks so much for running the piece I sent about the Make-A-Wish Benefit coming up at Fusion at the Lewiston Ramada. When I sent in the information, I made an error with the date and time. The correct date and time for the show with Continental Shakedown and guests is Saturday, April […]

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    April 1, 2019

    Volunteers sought for two cancer society fundraisers

    American Cancer Society looking for help for two statewide walks.

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