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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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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Former Sacred Heart Church Memorialized By New Monument

The newest monument in New Bedford was dedicated Sunday, memorializing the former Sacred Heart Church.

Former parishioners of the church, which was demolished in 2001, gathered at the former site of the church at Robeson and Summer Streets for a dedication ceremony

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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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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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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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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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