BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Picture it: A vacant Beverly Hills bistro has been transformed into the set of a 1980s sitcom about four women living in Miami — but it's also a working restaurant.
Reservations have been going fast at the newly opened The Golden Girls Kitchen.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) _ Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. (WASH) on Monday reported net income of $20 million in its second quarter.
The bank, based in Westerly, Rhode Island, said it had earnings of $1.14 per share.
GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A driver who authorities say was under the influence of prescription medications when he veered into oncoming traffic on a Massachusetts roadway and crashed into a group of motorcycles, injuring nine people, is being held without bail.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) _ Washington Trust Bancorp Inc. (WASH) on Monday reported net income of $16.5 million in its first quarter.
The bank, based in Westerly, Rhode Island, said it had earnings of 94 cents per share.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to life in prison in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend's new romantic partner, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Nelson Dearce, 54, of Westerly, was sentenced Monday after pleading no contest to second-degree murder and domestic assault with a dangerous weapon in the January 2018 death of Jeremy Lehmann, according to a statement from the office of state Attorney General Peter Neronha.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — The preliminary investigation into the death of an Amtrak conductor who fell from a train in Rhode Island last month found that the train was traveling about 40 mph (64 kph) at the time, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — It's seal pup season, and the Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program has some tips for people who spot the animals along the shores of Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Pups, after nursing for three to four weeks after birth, begin to learn how to survive on their own, a crucial period for their transition into adulthood, the aquarium said in a statement.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An inmate at the Adult Correctional Institutions is suing the state Department of Corrections because it has sanctioned him for his hair style, which he says is based on his religious beliefs.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — An Amtrak conductor was killed Saturday after falling from a train at a station in Westerly, police said.
The conductor is believed to have fallen off the train as it was leaving the station, WJAR-TV reported.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is implementing a “test to stay” option in the Westerly schools as a pilot program to minimize days out of the classroom during the pandemic, the governor said Wednesday.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island estate once famously owned by Claus and Martha von Bulow has sold for $30 million.
Clarendon Court on Newport's famed Bellevue Avenue mansion row was sold late Thursday, the Newport Daily News reports.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Tropical Storm Henri socked the Northeast with strong winds as it made landfall Sunday on the coast of Rhode Island and sent lashing bands of rain westward, knocking out power to over 140,000 homes and causing deluges that closed bridges, swamped roads and left some people stranded in their vehicles.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Westerly's zoning board has approved modifications to terms of a permit issued to a medical marijuana grow facility in town that had been accused of violating its original permit.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Westerly Hospital has recently received a total of $1 million in gifts from two foundations.
The pledges were from the Alfred M. Roberts Jr. Charitable Foundation and the Meredith and Whitney George Family Foundation, according to the hospital's foundation, The Sun reported Thursday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Dreading your eventual return to the office? The federal government is making available — for free — some waterfront workspaces with killer views that are sure to entice. But there's a catch.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck has left one dead in Rhode Island...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Opening regional vaccination sites is critical to helping make sure that everyone in Rhode Island who wants a coronavirus shot, but who can't make it to a mass vaccination site, has access to one, Gov...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Islanders in four communities are running out of time to register to vote in upcoming special elections...
HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) — About 80 birds died of smoke inhalation in a fire early Thursday at a Rhode Island bird sanctuary, but hundreds of others survived, fire officials said...
WESTERLY R.I. (AP) — Police said Friday that they caught two people red-handed trying to vandalize a statue of Christopher Columbus in Rhode Island...
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — An 11-year-old Rhode Island boy clamming with his grandfather found a giant quahog that is thought to be one of the largest ever harvested in state waters...
WESTERLY, RI (AP) — The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must self-quarantine for 14 days while Gov...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island health officials say a resident has died from eastern equine encephalitis, the state's first fatal human case of the mosquito-borne virus since 2007...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials say they have scheduled anti-mosquito spraying for Sunday in four areas of the state where eastern equine encephalitis has been detected...
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man who broke into Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite...
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The case of a man arrested near Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island for carrying burglary tools has been dismissed by prosecutors.
A spokesman for the Rhode Island attorney general's office tells WJAR-TV that they've "declined to pursue filing charges" against 32-year-old David Page Liddle.
Stonington — New London State's Attorney Michael Regan will not be pursuing criminal charges against Westerly Police Lt. Steven Johnson in connection with a Memorial Day incident in which the off-duty officer fired a shot into an SUV carrying two larceny suspects in Pawcatuck.
Westerly — The good news keeps coming for downtown Westerly.
The project to create a regional center for the arts and art education across several downtown venues is gaining additional support in the second push of its 6 million, including community pledges, historical state tax credits, cultural bond funds and support from board members.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The family of a Connecticut man who died after being arrested by police in Westerly has settled a federal lawsuit over his death for $150,000.
Ryan O'Loughlin, 34, of Mystic, Connecticut, died in 2011, hours after he was released following his arrest during a disturbance at a bar.