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Taylor Cormier

Born in New Bedford in 1990, I grew up with something of a flair for performing. Whether it was high school performances, college venues, or community theater, I was always looking for a way to satisfy the "acting bug." In 2007, I was introduced to WBSM through an internship from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech, which provided me with a much more useful outlet for my creativity. Since 2008, I have worked in the WBSM newsroom, gathering news, covering stories, and relaying the happenings of the day to you. In 2011, I was given the reigns to the Saturday morning slot, where I enjoyed bringing local happenings and discussion to you for nearly two years. In early 2013, I introduced the Southcoast to "Mid-Day Live," a mid-afternoon program that led way to the "Taylor Cormier Show" that debuted in 2014. A variety of national and local topics are filtered through my views, logic, and humor each and every weekday from 12 to 3 p.m. Be sure to tune in and participate in the dialogue.
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell: New Bedford Built Trust Between Residents and Police

Mayor Jon Mitchell says in dealing with it's own police involved shootings, New Bedford has some lessons Ferguson, Missouri can benefit from.

During his weekly radio program, Mitchell referred to the 2012 fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia, who had stabbed one police officer and charged at others before he was shot dead in Temple Landing

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Jamie Casey/Facebook

Over 2,000 Turkey Dinners Prepped and Delivered by New Bedford Area Volunteers

While many of us are sitting down to a home-cooked meal with all the fixings this Thanksgiving, there are a number of families throughout Greater New Bedford that won't have that luxury. That's why a group of volunteers began a Thanksgiving Ministry 17 years ago, and are now preparing and delivering over 2,000 turkey dinners

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Facebook

Reverend Russ Chamberlain Robbed of Gift Cards, Sentimental Coins

New Bedford Police are looking into the apparent theft of a safe from Reverend Russ Chamberlain's home.

Reverend Russ, who operates Mercy Meals and More, says he allowed a less fortunate man he knew to stay with him for a while

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iStockphoto

2014 Steak and Burger Dinner Held Tonight in Acushnet

The kids will be in the spotlight tonight, chowing down on steaks while the grown-ups feast on burgers. The annual Steak and Burger Dinner for the New Bedford Boys and Girls Club gets underway tonight at 5:30 at the Century House in Acushnet

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Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech
Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

Latest Addition Open at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech

Students at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School will no longer have to fight for elbow room when they're seated for lunch thanks to the completed addition of the Student Forum and Conference Center

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

New Bedford Responds to Casino Developer’s Demands

Neither side is budging when it comes to an apparent stand-off between the City of New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

KG Urban representatives are urging Mayor Jon Mitchell to endorse their proposal for a casino at the Canon Street Power Station

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Getty Images

Student Reports Knife Shown at New Bedford Bus Stop

An alert New Bedford Public School student was quick to phone police this morning while waiting for the school bus.

According to Superintendent Pia Durkin's spokesperson, Jonathan Carvalho, police responded to the bus stop in the area of Sawyer and Reynolds Streets after the student reported an adult showing a knife at the stop

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Fall River Police
Fall River Police

Fall River Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Fall River Police have made an arrest in connection with a bank robbery earlier this week.

Police say after gathering evidence, reviewing surveillance video, and speaking with witnesses, they were able to obtain a search warrant relating to the robbery of the Webster Bank on Sullivan Drive on Monday afternoon

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