Schilling’s firm may get more aid

Curt Schilling’s firm made a $1.1 million payment today, clearing the way for the company to receive millions of dollars in additional tax credits.

Facebook ends flat in first day of trading

The social media giant’s stock closed at $38.23, up 23 cents.

New Bedford teen shot to death by police was troubled

Police shot and killed 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia on Thursday night after he repeatedly stabbed an officer. Gracia’s father died in a police-related incident in 2009.

Mitt Romney used the Sawyer Bridge as a backdrop on a visit to Hillsborough, N.H., on Friday.

Mitt Romney blasts stimulus funding in N.H. speech

In a visit to Hillsborough, N.H., Romney poked fun at the $150,000 renovation of the Sawyer Bridge, the town’s so-called “bridge to nowhere.”

Rebecca Perlo in her “Where The Wild Things Are” room.

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Quirky Arlington home is all about the unexpected

Rebecca Perlo’s home – with its purple paint job and over-the-top interior ­— is a warren of funhouse rooms, each more whimsical and ornate than the last.

 Luke Cannon and Bill Wetterhahn hung three paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir together for the first time in 25 years at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The MFA’s “Dance at Bougival” (left) is joined by “Dance in the City” (center) and “Dance in the Country,” both on loan from the Musee d’Orsay in Paris

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Globe photos of the week

The best photos taken this week by Globe staff photographers, as chosen by the Globe’s photo desk.

Celtics at 76ers, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Rajon Rondo had Sixers under his control

Rondo is prepared for the unexpected in Game 4, as he knows containing him will be a chief goal of the 76ers.

Donna Summer performed in Boston in 1978.

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Donna Summer’s powerful voice was the soul of Dorchester

Every dance track on the radio today, every wedding that ends with the anthem “Last Dance,” owes a debt to Summer.


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David Ortiz, right, has played just 39 games at first base over the last eight seasons.

David Ortiz ready to take the field

Ortiz is set to play first base when the Red Sox visit the Phillies this weekend. Adrian Gonzalez may shift to the outfield.


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Tadanobu Asano (left) and Taylor Kitsch in a scene from “Battleship,” inspired by the game of the same name.

With ‘Battleship,’ ‘Transformers’ goes to sea

Hasbro’s corporate dreams of duplicating its success with that unabashedly toyetic franchise are precisely what led to “Battleship.”