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Taylor Cormier

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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‘Food for Fines’ Running In New Bedford Libraries This Month

It's the time of year when food pantries are most heavily trafficked, and supplies are in high demand.

The PACE Emergency Food Bank is one of those programs that is in need of immediate food donations, which is why PACE has teamed up with the New Bedford Free Public Libraries to once again run the "Food for Fines" program.

PACE Public Relations Manager Ginny DeSilva tells WBSM Ne

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New Bedford High School Junior Helping Others Find Their Purpose

A New Bedford High School junior who found her purpose in life is looking to help others to do the same.

16-year-old Cierra Vicente founded the "Here for a Purpose" program, after losing several friends to suicide

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Massachusetts State Police

New Bedford Man Charged With North Adams Robbery

A New Bedford man is under arrest after allegedly robbing a convenience store in North Adams.

State Police say the man, identified as 25-year-old Geraldo Martell of New Bedford, allegedly robbed the North Adams Cumberland Farms at gunpoint on September 20

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New Bedford Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Community Preservation Act

New Bedford voters have approved the Community Preservation Act in the city.

The CPA was listed as Question Five on city ballots, with voters approving it by a 54% to 45% margin. That translates into a 1,400 vote difference

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City of New Bedford

New ‘Slow Down’ Signs Sure to Grab Attention in New Bedford

You may notice some new signs around schools in the City of New Bedford.

The new signs, being posted by the City, read "drive like your kids live here."

The signs are being posted in and around school zones throughout the city to encourage drivers to be more aware as they make their way through neighborhoods where there may be a large number of students going about their daily activities

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UMass Dartmouth Professor Weighs In On Elections

Tuesday's elections are expected to restore power in the senate to Republicans.

UMass Dartmouth Political Science professor Kenneth Manning says President Obama's low approval rating is spurning the change of heart in Americans

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Judge Rules Flanagan Recall Move Can Proceed

A New Bedford Superior Court judge has made a ruling in the decision whether the move to recall Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan can proceed.

According to the Herald News, Judge Thomas McGuire Jr. released the ruling this morning, saying the recall is constitutional, and Flanagan's

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