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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!
Sailors Valentines/Westport Police
Sailors Valentines/Westport Police

Reward Offered For Capture And Conviction Of Westport Art Thief

Westport Police are investigating an apparent art theft that occurred in the town last week.

The theft was reported at Marguerite's Restaurant on Main Road Friday morning, after the staff there noticed eleven "Sailors Valentines" that were on display had disappeared

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Discovery Of Body At Weld Square Ruled A Homicide

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has ruled the discovery of a body in New Bedford as a homicide.

The man, identified as 32-year-old Edson A. Ramos of New Bedford, was found early Sunday morning near Weld Square

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Lopes Wants Public Input On Longer Mayoral Terms

New Bedford City Council President Joseph Lopes feels the voters should have a say when it comes to longer mayoral terms. Mayor Jon Mitchell is proposing a change to the City's charter that would allow for four-year terms for the next mayor

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Mattapoisett Animal Control
Mattapoisett Animal Control

Officials Searching For Owner Of Severely Neglected Dog

Animal control officials are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an abandoned and malnourished dog.

The French mastiff was found in Acushnet last Thursday, rooting through a resident's garbage

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Mitchell Makes Move To Extend Mayoral Terms

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has made an official move to change the City's charter, allowing for four-year mayoral terms instead of the current two-year terms.

Mitchell presented the City Council with the proposal on Wednesday, saying the modification would bring stability to the City's executive branch, allow the mayor to focus on long-term improvements, and cutting down on the relative amount of time spent fundraising and campaigning for re-election

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Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media
Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media

Dartmouth Police Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers

Dartmouth Police will be joining nearly 150 other law enforcement agencies across the state in an intensive crackdown on drunk drivers. The national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign is made possible through a federal grant, and provides extra funding to police departments that choose to take part, making it possible for extra patrols to be on the lookout for impaired drivers

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Taylor Cormier Puts A Local Twist On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, my time has come!

Scott Reiniche nominated me two days ago, but within that same 24 hours, I was also nominated by City Councilor At Large Linda Morad, so I figured that gave me an extension on the challenge

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littlepeoplescollege.com

Children Evacuated After Fire At Fairhaven Childcare Facility

Nearly 60 children were evacuated from a Fairhaven childcare facility Tuesday after a small fire was discovered.

Fairhaven Fire Public Information Officer Wayne Oliveira says in a statement the fire was contained to a small bathroom between classrooms at the Little People's College on Bridge Street

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Mayor Jon Mitchell Takes The “Ice Bucket Challenge”

Not even Mayor Jon Mitchell could escape the viral "ice bucket challenge" that has been sweeping social media.

Mitchell was nominated by Standard Times reporter Jonathan Carvalho to pour a bucket of ice water over his head and donate $10 to research for ALS, or donate $100 if he decided not to participate

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