Hingham 10/02/2017: Retired Food Service Director, John Callahan (right) helps Bruce Gunderson of Hingham from the van after he picked him up from his appointment at Weymouth Dialysis. Callahan who is from Pembroke, is a medical driver for the Hingham Senior Center. Photo by Debee Tlumacki for the Boston Globe (south)

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John Callahan (right), a retired food service director, helped Bruce Gunderson of Hingham from the van Callahan drives for the Hingham Senior Center. Callahan, of Pembroke, says the extra income was a factor for him in taking the part-time job after retirement, but adds he works now “for sheer pleasure.”

Older workers are jumping at a second chance

More older people are bypassing traditional retirement and are launching new careers, pursuing avocations, or taking part-time jobs.By Johanna Seltz

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Green fields, autumn leaves, and bluegrass blend into sanctuary’s ‘Farm Day’

The Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary’s “Farm Day” offers tractor-drawn hayrides through beautiful fields, live bluegrass music, educational presentations, and food.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Randolph ban the sale of recreational marijuana?

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

Latest Globe South headlines

INFORMER

Openings, closings, and more in the south suburbs

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs south of Boston.

Via e-mail, Easton selectmen chairman quits post

He resigns saying “simply, it’s time” and denies it’s because of a newspaper report about his alleged financial problems.

THE ARGUMENT

Should Randolph ban the sale of recreational marijuana?

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

QUINCY

City Council mulls licensing of sober homes

A proposal for licensing so-called sober homes in Quincy will soon be up for public discussion.

WEST BRIDGEWATER

Energy deal to save money for townsfolk

West Bridgewater residents and businesses will save a combined $109,000 annually and support green energy as a result of a new municipal energy aggregation program initiated by the town, according to officials.

HINGHAM

Hingham High students earn national honors

Two Hingham High School students achieved national honors over their summer break.

PLYMOUTH

Recreational marijuana sales, promenade project top Town Meeting agenda

Proposals to regulate the sale of recreational marijuana in town and to fund the final phase of the Water Street promenade project are among the expected highlights of the Fall Annual Town Meeting in Plymouth that convenes on Oct. 21 at 8 a.m. at Plymouth North High School.

WALPOLE

Officials delay action on solar farm proposal

The Norfolk County Commissioners want more time to assuage neighbors’ concerns before moving ahead with plans for a solar farm on county-owned land off North Street in Walpole, near the Westwood line.

ROCKLAND

Ideas sought for open space plan

Rockland residents are invited to help the town plan the future of its green spaces and recreational facilities.

Olympian Allison Schmitt to speak in Norwood about depression

Eight-time US Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt is coming to the Norwood Theatre on Oct. 18 to speak about her struggles with depression and help shatter the stigma associated with mental health illnesses.

UP CLOSE

Trial attorney and coach envisions success, for himself and others

Darin Colucci of Duxbury has earned good reviews and praise with his book, “Everything I Never Learned in School: A Guide to Success.”

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Green fields, autumn leaves, and bluegrass blend into sanctuary’s ‘Farm Day’

The Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary’s “Farm Day” offers tractor-drawn hayrides through beautiful fields, live bluegrass music, educational presentations, and food.

Blotter tales

BLOTTER TALES

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A woman gets upset over a “bad pedicure,” a man lounges by the pool without any clothes on, strange sounds come from a dumpster, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

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CARTOON CAPTION

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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/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/22_08zorec06_zo.jpg To save veterans’ lives, they skate together

The Skate for the 22 Foundation takes its name and its mission from the estimate that roughly 22 veterans take their lives each day.

Interactive Graphic

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