Critics question cost of Walsh’s inauguration

Mayor Martin J. Walsh received almost $1.4 million in private donations for his inauguration and transition from corporations, developers, and lobbyists with city business.

Mary McHale (left) was helped through therapy by certified nurse assistant Yva Cadet at Marian Manor, South Boston.

Facing closures, nursing homes seek boost to Medicaid funding

In the last five months, four nursing homes have gone out of business, unable to make ends meet because Medicaid reimbursement rates have not increased in a decade.

A DirecTV dish outside a home.

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5b

The move increases AT&T’s base of video subscribers, boosting ability to compete against Comcast and Time Warner, which agreed to a merger in February.

Man with two guns arrested outside Boston University

A 28-year-old man was arrested after he tried to bring two guns into Boston University’s commencement ceremony, a school spokesman said.

Jake Peavy takes off his hat and howls after Torii Hunter’s fifth-inning hit-and-run single.

The Boston Globe

Red Sox bats remain silent in loss to Tigers

The Tigers left Fenway with a 6-2 win, their first series win at Fenway since 2006 and their first sweep at Fenway since 1983.

Mr. Carr was the Globe’s chief film critic from 1983 until 2002.

Jay Carr, 77; longtime Globe film critic was known for his prolific writing, kindness

Mr. Carr reviewed films for the Globe from 1983 until 2002, and also hosted the “Screening Room” segment on New England Cable News.

// Jennifer Martel planned to escape days before death

Speaking publicly for the first time since their daughter’s death, Brian and Patty Martel recall the warning signs of Jared Remy’s alleged abuse.

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