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‘Dead Man Down’ has its loopy charms

Noomi Rapace and Colin Farrell costar in “Dead Man Down.”

John Baer

Niels Arden Oplev’s film is a violent crime thriller that has its melodramatic charms before the story gets stupid.

The headstone of Mary Paine, who died Dec. 31, 1713, at 15 months old, was discovered by Roland McCandlish during a 1955 tour of Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in the North End of Boston.

300-year-old tombstone stolen in 1955 is returned

The sailor who took the headstone sees his act as rescuing it from the North End toolshed where he found it.

Stephanie Hunt (left) and Megan Mullally are Nancy and Beth, a band the two actresses only recently formed.

Megan Mullally takes it on the road with Nancy and Beth

Nancy and Beth, the roots-rockin’ band Mullally fronts with fellow actress Stephanie Hunt, plays the Wilbur Theatre Sunday.

Red wine, anti-aging link supported in new study

A new study supports recent findings that an ingredient in red wine lengthens life in yeast.

Tyler Seguin (top, left) is congratulated by Brad Marchand (bottom, left), Patrice Bergeron (bottom, right), and Johnny Boychuk after Seguin’s 2nd-period goal put the Bruins ahead, 2-1.

Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 2

Boston’s back-to-back losses end

The Bruins kept the Maple Leafs from scoring until the second period at TD Garden and were back on top as winners.

Up to 10 inches of snow expected in Boston

Some areas could get more than a foot of snow, and coastal flood warnings will continue during the high tide tonight and Friday.

Warren continues pressuring regulators

Senator Elizabeth Warren hit banking regulators today, citing a British bank caught laundering drug money.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/03/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Fujita%20post%20verdict%202--90x90.jpg Nathaniel Fujita found guilty inWayland murder

Fujita, 20, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his former high school girlfriend, Lauren Astley in 2011.


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Maria Vargas, a senior at East Boston High School, said she avoids walking around late at night. Vargas tries to use the public transportation system, get a ride from a friend, or hail a cab.

Pedestrians on edge after East Boston robberies

Police have increased their presence and warned pedestrians to be vigilant after four robberies were reported over five days recently in the Maverick Square area.

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BLO music director David Angus will be joined by Caroline Worra, John Tessier, Emily Hindrichs, and Sarah Coburn for performances in the upcoming season.

Boston Lyric Opera announces new season

The 2013-14 season will feature new productions of four operas: Mozart’s “Magic Flute,” Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” Bellini’s “I Puritani,” and Jack Beeson’s “Lizzie Borden.”


Fairey, Karmaloop team on antigun design

At first glance, the latest Shepard Fairey T-shirt design with Karmaloop.com might be offensive to some, but it is meant to convey an anti-gun-violence message.

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Beginning in the 1930s, New England ski trails quickly expanded, and today skiing isn’t the quaint small business it once was.