Updated 2:33 p.m.
Businessman and former Providence mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. announced on Monday that he plans to convert the former St. Joseph’s hospital building in South Providence into housing for the homeless.
In late November, Laura Jaworski was appointed the second-ever executive director of the House of Hope Community Development Corp., a Warwick-based nonprofit affordable-housing developer and homeless-services provider.
A custom shingle-style house, built in 2008, has sold for $3.5 million. It is the highest sale in Barrington since 2014, according to a news release from Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, whose sales associates Kate Kirby Greenman and Michelle Kirby represented the sellers.