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Born in New Bedford in 1990, Taylor has grown up with something of a flair for performing. Whether it was middle school plays, high school performances, or college venues, Taylor was always looking for a way to satisfy the "acting bug". In 2007, Taylor was introduced to WBSM through an internship from Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech, providing him with a much more useful outlet for his creativity. Since 2008, Taylor has worked in the WBSM newsroom, gathering news, covering stories, and relaying the happenings of the day to you. In 2011, Taylor was given the reigns to the Saturday morning slot, where he enjoyed bringing local happenings and discussion to you for nearly two years. Then in early 2013, Taylor introduced the Southcoast to "Mid-Day Live", his daily afternoon talk show which brings today's newsmakers to you!
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John Sullivan

Charles W. Morgan Leaving Early Tuesday Morning

New Bedford bids farewell Tuesday morning to a long lost child.

The 173-year-old Charles W. Morgan departs from port at 7:30am Tuesday morning, with the Massachusetts Maritime Academy as it's next course heading

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New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park/Facebook

Schooner Ernestina Gets Boatload Of Restoration Funding

Restoration efforts will once again be underway for the Schooner Ernestina in New Bedford.

Governor Deval Patrick has released a five-year capital plan, which includes $2 million for the Ernestina

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Roldan, Reynolds/Fairhaven Police
Roldan, Reynolds/Fairhaven Police

Detectives Use TASER After Witnessing Fairhaven Drug Deal

Fairhaven and Dartmouth Police arrest two for the price of one.

Detectives from both towns were about to execute a search warrant at a Spring Street apartment in Fairhaven early Monday morning for a suspect wanted on assorted narcotics offenses

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Getty Images

Seekonk Gym-Cam Suspect Speaks Out

A gym member police suspect of putting a video camera in a women's locker room says he meant it as a joke.

Fifty-five-year-old Mark McVay of Bristol, Rhode Island, tells The Sun Chronicle of Attleboro in a phone interview it ``was a prank gone bad

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TSM
TSM

Mitchell Proposes Changes To Fishing Law

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell took a trip to Gloucester Tuesday, making an important pitch to key congressmen.

Mayor Mitchell spoke before Congressman John Tierney and Congressman Peter DeFazio, the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Natural Resources

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Agreement Aims To Strengthen New Bedford And Cape Verdean Whaling Bond

The ties between New Bedford and Cape Verdean whaling run deep, and now the Whaling Museum hopes to continue to unearth and preserve even more history.

Whaling Museum and City officials signed a Framework of Cooperation with representatives of Cape Verde in front of the Charles W

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Mother Of Dead Newborn Found In New Bedford Charged

, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced today:

The mother of the newborn baby discovered outside a home at 1065 County Street on April 11th was charged today in New Bedford District Court with the obstruction of justice portion of the witness intimidation statute and concealment of the death of a child born out of wedlock

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Public Asked To Help Identify Suspects In New Bedford Break-In

New Bedford Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men believed to be connected to a housebreak Friday.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says the June 27 housebreak took place during the daytime hours in the area of Matthew and Stackhouse Streets

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Facebook

‘Portuguese Kids’ Raising Money For Injured ‘Portuguese Fireman’

They say laughter is the best medicine, and the local comedy group "The Portuguese Kids" are setting out to prove that with a special fundraiser Sunday afternoon.

The fundraiser is for volunteer firefighter and fellow comedian Steve Lopes, known to many as "The Portuguese Fireman"

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Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho
Photo by Peggy Sue Carvalho

City’s Tourism Director Expects Tens Of Thousands To Visit Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan's stay in New Bedford is expected to be a huge tourism magnet for the city.

A number of events are planned over the next two weekends that center on the Morgan's return to the Whaling City

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