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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.
Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Keating On July 4th Terror Threats: “There’s Reason To Be Concerned”

The FBI and Homeland Security came out this week, warning of increased terrorist communication activity ahead of the Independence Day weekend. Both entities say there is a heightened concern of terror attacks targeting Fourth of July celebrations

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Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Curt Spalding (left), Jon Mitchell, William Keating. Photo by Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

EPA Awards New Bedford $600K in Brownfield Grants

The City of New Bedford can now begin assessment of some key investment properties that contain levels of contamination. The City has been awarded $600,000 dollars in two separate grants from the EPA to take a closer look at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site, as well as several lots along the riverwalk in the upper harbor

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Jim Phillips | TSM

EPA to Award More Funding for New Bedford Brownfield Site

Another round of funding for brownfield clean-up initiatives is being announced in New Bedford.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, Congressman William Keating, and EPA Administrator Curt Spalding will announce a $400,000 grant being awarded to the City by the EPA, to put towards clean-up efforts at the former Payne Cutlery and Elco Dress site in the near-North End

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City Commission Looks To Question Voc-Tech Supt. Over Former Teacher’s Racial Remarks

The City's Human Relations Commission has some questions for Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech's superintendent.

Voc-Tech teacher Lino Cabral resigned last week after posting controversial racial remarks to social media in April.

Human Relations Commission member Kevin Thomas tells WBSM News it appears Superintendent

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