Peter Rando, 100, has been a barber for most of his life. He’s still at it.

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Peter Rando, 100, has been a barber for most of his life. He’s still at it.

Still cutting, after all these years

Peter Rando, who turned 100 on April 19, credits his longevity to wine and thinks it’s also likely he stays young because he keeps busy and still cuts hair.By Johanna Seltz

THE ARGUMENT

Should the state proceed with Phase 1 of the South Coast Rail project?

Read two views on the question and vote in our informal online poll.

Beverly Beckham

Here’s a genius idea to preserve the essence of a fifth-grader

Charlotte’s teachers have given their students a time machine, a way back to when. Because of this collection of essays, their autobiographies, they will never forget who they were in fifth grade.

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THE ARGUMENT

Should the state proceed with Phase 1 of the South Coast Rail project?

Read two views on the question and vote in our informal online poll.

HINGHAM

Stretch of Route 3A to go to two lanes in summer

A section of Summer and Rockland streets will go from four lanes to two for a couple of months this summer.

DEDHAM

Voter turnout for election ‘highest in decades’

Almost 30 percent of registered voters participated in the April 14 town election, according to the town clerk.

RANDOLPH

Intergenerational center serves more than 7,000

More than 20 percent of the town’s residents have become members.

Up Close

He says helping is in his DNA

David Barcomb of Scituate makes his money by helping other people manage theirs, but he’s also donated time and energy to various nonprofits and civic organizations.

Brockton 20-year-old buys three-family home

The Quincy College student signed the closing documents for a three-decker in Brockton on March 29.

Mark Your Calendar

Floral art makes the books bloom in Norwell

The James Library & Center for the Arts matches 30 floral illustrations to favorite books in a one-day fund-raising event.

Beverly Beckham

Here’s a genius idea to preserve the essence of a fifth-grader

Charlotte’s teachers have given their students a time machine, a way back to when. Because of this collection of essays, their autobiographies, they will never forget who they were in fifth grade.

MANSFIELD

Town Meeting to tackle recreational pot questions

Mansfield voters will be asked at the May 15 Town Meeting to decide on several proposals.

QUINCY

Koch to discuss pedestrian access to T station

A closed gate on Independence Avenue has long restricted pedestrian access to the eastern side of the Quincy Adams Red Line station.

WAREHAM

Incumbent keeps select board seat

Incumbent Alan Slavin turned back a challenge from Marc Bianco in a two-way race for Board of Selectmen in Wareham’s annual town election on April 3.

Still cutting, after all these years

Peter Rando, who turned 100 on April 19, credits his longevity to wine and thinks it’s also likely he stays young because he keeps busy and still cuts hair.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/10/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/SKUNK%201-395990.jpg Saving the world, one skunk at a time

A tattoo shop has an unintended special, a sergeant saves a skunk, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Cartoon Caption Contest

CAPTION CONTEST

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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown, and phone number, by e-mailing cartooncaption@globe.com.

On The Move

BRION O’CONNOR | ON THE MOVE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/04/13/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/BostonSkiandSportsClub_22zorec_01_zo.jpg National pastime? Could it be softball?

You can find a softball league, for almost any age or ability level, almost anywhere in eastern Massachusetts.

Beverly Beckham

Interactive Graphic

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See the number of concussions reported by area high schools with a sortable table.