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    May 5, 2019

    Historical Society seeking items for yard sale

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Rumford Historical Society is seeking items for its annual yard sale to be held June 1st from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items may be dropped off at the Rumford Center Town Hall on Wednesday, May 22, after noon until 3 p.m. No clothing will be accepted. Large furniture items may […]

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    May 1, 2019

    Reader recommends PBS documentary “Being Mortal”

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: I read an article about a film called “Being Mortal” by Boston surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande. I would very much like it to be shown in this area. I’m sure it would get a good response as it sounds interesting. Thank you for the good job you do helping so many. We […]

  • Published
    April 29, 2019

    Good Samaritans, Kitchen Cabinets

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Last Thursday night on the way back from a Danville Junction Grange meeting, emergency vehicles tending to a car accident blocked the road. I had to turn around, but had no idea where I was in the dark because I wasn’t paying attention, and I didn’t have my phone. Can you please […]

  • Published
    April 29, 2019

    Yard Sale, Baking Pans, Shoes

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Grace Fellowship Church at 29 Poplar St. in Oxford will hold its 7th Annual Indoor Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18, to benefit Vacation Bible School. It will be held rain or shine. If you have items in good condition to donate, please […]

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    April 29, 2019

    Norlands offers summer fellowship; dermatologist sought

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: We’re seeking the next Ethel “Billie” Gammon History Education Fellow to join our summer staff at the Washburn-Norlands Living History Center. College students and graduating high school seniors enrolled in a college for fall are welcome to apply. The deadline is June 1. The selected individual will be a member of Norlands […]

  • Published
    April 25, 2019

    Volunteers wanted for Lewiston shelter, Phillips railroad

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: First of all, thank you always for the valuable information you provide to Sun Spots fans and beyond. St. Martin de Porres Residences Inc., a homeless shelter, has been in existence in Lewiston for 27 years. An important part of our shelter is our thrift shop called “Bargain Basket” at College and […]

  • Published
    April 22, 2019

    Searching for ELHS Classmates

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Edward Little High School Class of 1974 is holding its 45th class reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Maine Wedding Barn and Event Center, 418 Center Minot Hill in Minot. The committee is searching for addresses for the following classmates: Michael Bell, Jacqueline Binette, Scott Buerhaus, Patricia […]

  • Published
    April 22, 2019

    Hospice volunteer shares experience; artwork requested

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding the call for volunteers in the April 3 Sun Spots, I retired a couple of years ago, and having always volunteered during my work life, I wanted that aspect to continue. It had to be just the right assignment, something new as well as giving back to the community. While exploring, […]

  • Published
    April 22, 2019

    Church holding yard sale; Cub Scouts seek medical supplies

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Ladies Guild of Our Lady of Ransom Church at 117 Elm St. in Mechanic Falls will sponsor a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1. Tables are available for $20 each. Please call 345-3274 for more information. — Josie, Mechanic Falls ANSWER: Hooray for yard sale season! […]

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    April 20, 2019

    ELHS grads to hold scholarship fundraisers

    DEAR SUN SPOTS: Swasey-Torrey American Legion Post 100 in Dixfield will hold a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4. Table rental is $15, or two for $25. Concessions will be sold. For more information call 357-1061. — Jodi, Dixfield DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Edward Little High School Class of 1976 has […]

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