Updated February 28 at 8:42pm
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Home sales in January decreased nearly 2 percent compared with the prior year period, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. The decline marked the first time sales decreased year over year since September. more
Former Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has been named litigation shareholder in international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Boston office, the firm announced Monday. more
Rhode Island has implemented tools to help at-risk students and also has created a statewide model for teacher evaluations, just two of numerous accomplishments achieved in compliance with the $75-million Race to the Top grant awarded in 2010. more
(Updated 1:20, 1:42, 3:45 and 5:19 p.m.) One of the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox said the plan is to call the team the “Rhode Island Red Sox” and move it from Pawtucket to the former Interstate 195 land on the Providence River. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
Gasoline prices increased in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the third week in a row. more
Rhode Island’s largest utility company National Grid projects energy efficiency programs installed during 2014 could save about 3.3 million megawatt hours of electricity and 58 therms of natural gas in the next 10 to 13 years, according to an initial report. more
Personal auto insurance companies increased rates by an average of 2.3 percent nationwide last year, and Rhode Island was among the top five states with the highest overall increases, according to a Perr&Knight’s RateWatch. more
Roofs continue to collapse under record snow across the Boston area, most over warehouses and barns, as the latest weekend storm brings three to five inches of snow, topped off by up to a half-inch of rain in some areas. more
Brown University reduced its penalty against a fraternity accused of plying women with liquor and date-rape drugs, saying a laboratory test was inconclusive, while criticizing what it called the group’s substantial history of misconduct. more
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