Film tax credits no longer getting glowing reviews

Around the country, a growing number of elected officials and independent analysts are souring on film incentives.

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The MBTA’s interim GM said the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its cold-weather practices to other cities.

Shayanna Jenkins described the size of a box when asked by  prosecutor William McCauley.

Hernandez fiancee tells jury of box’s removal

Shayanna Jenkins testified that Aaron Hernandez asked her to remove a box from their home the day after Odin Lloyd’s murder.

Flowers were placed by a mailbox at a house on McAfee Farm Road in Bedford where three people were foudn dead.

Bodies found in Bedford, N.H., home were mother, 2 children

The bodies of a mother and her two daughters were found in their home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide.

John Rosenthal, founder and president of Stop Handgun Violence, in front of the landmark billboard along the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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Dozens of billboards to replace landmark turnpike sign

Stop Handgun Violence will be “saturating” highway signs across the state after the planned removal of the eye-catching billboard along the Mass. Pike.

Partners HealthCare offers low-cost way to earn degree

Thousands who have worked their way up through the ranks of Partners HealthCare can earn a degree online through Southern New Hampshire University.

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Angelo West, who allegedly shot police officer John Moynihan, had been convicted on multiple gun and drug charges during his 41 years.

Eric Glassoff recently sold a condo in Brookline for tens of thousands of dollars about the asking price.

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Lowered prices create bidding wars in hot housing market

Around Greater Boston, some real estate agents employ a tactic that seems counterintuitive in a sellers’ market.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/wiggs_TSEliot_l280964.jpg T.S. Eliot’s old summer home could become writers’ retreat

Eliot spent his formative childhood summers in a wood-shingled, seven-bedroom seaside house on Gloucester’s Eastern Point.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

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The lone-wolf attacker portrayed by prosecutors could also be someone who was troubled and easily influenced by others, defense lawyers may argue.

An image presented as evidence Monday showed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev behind Richard family shortly before the bomb blast.

Focusing on Martin Richard’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial

With the boy’s parents in the courtroom, a medical examiner detailed Martin Richard’s fatal injuries while jurors wept.

KEVIN CULLEN

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The prosecution rested its case with a description of injuries to Martin Richard, who embodied the innocence that was so cynically lost in April, 2013.

Roxbury’s  Whittier Street Apartments and adjoining areas would be the site of 462 new housing units south of the Ruggles MBTA station.

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New mixed-income housing projects planned for Roxbury

Two non-profits are collaborating with the Boston Housing Authority to redevelop the 1950s-era Whittier Street public housing project.

President Obama spoke at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Dorchester.

Obama, senators honor Kennedy at dedication

President Obama and a parade of other top officials offered a flow of memories at the dedication of the Edward Kennedy Institute.

The scene at Area Four during President Obama’s visit to the restaurant.

Obama spends time at Cambridge restaurant Area Four

Thirty supporters who contributed up to $33,400 reportedly dined with the president at a fund-raiser.

Fort Myers, FL - 02/23/15 - Boston Red Sox pitchers from l to r: Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, Clay Buchholz, and Eduardo Rodriguez, prepare to throw their scheduled bullpen sessions. Red Sox Spring Training. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Peter Abraham, Topic: 24Red Sox, LOID: 8.0.2717390732.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Realistically, how good are these Red Sox?

Many prognosticators like the Sox’ chances, but that might be a reflection of the division, not the team.

Munch Madness 2015

Vote for a champion

It’s the last round to help choose the Boston area’s top restaurant. Which of these two eateries will get your vote?

Marathon trial podcast

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This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.

Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

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How do you solve a problem like the group’s chairman and public face?

The Big Picture

Anees Mahyoub/Reuters

Yemen tumbling into chaos

Militants of the Islamic State claimed responsibility of a horrific attack on Shi’ite mosques in Yemen last week.