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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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Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Legendary Actress, Activist Ruby Dee Dies

Legendary actress and activist Ruby Dee has died. A rep says Dee passed away Wednesday night surrounded by family at her home in New Rochelle, New York. She was 91.

A pioneer for African-American women on screen and stage, Dee's numerous accolades include a Grammy, an Emmy, a Screen Actors Guild Award, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Says Bridge Is Replaceable

Officials with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation say the $100 million estimate to replace the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge is not too far off.

MassDOT has begun a study which will result in recommended improvements to Route 6 between New Bedford and Fairhaven, with a heavy focus on the antiquated bridge

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media
Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

Should The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Be Replaced? [POLL]

There's no shortage of ideas when it comes to alternatives to the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge.

Local residents will be able to weigh in Wednesday night, pitching their thoughts to officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

New Bedford Man Arrested For Exposing Himself To Juveniles

A New Bedford man is arrested for the second time within a month for exposing himself.

Dartmouth Police say the've arrested 30-year-old Wayne Michael Pina of Spruce Street in New Bedford last Thursday, after he allegedly exposed himself to two juveniles in the Dartmouth Walmart

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Four Arrested In New Bedford Armed Home Invasion

New Bedford Police say the four suspects arrested this morning for an armed home invasion knew their victim.

According to Detective Captain Steve Vicente, the suspects forced their way into an apartment in the 1600 block of Acushnet Avenue, and pointed a gun at the victim while they took his laptop and two cell phones

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Jim Phillips/Townsquare Media

MassDOT Plans New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Discussion

Long wait times, mechanical malfunctions, and general construction. Those are just some of the problems associated with the 113-year-old New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will address those issues and more during a public meeting this week

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dartmouth350.com

Dartmouth Celebrates Incorporation, Land Sale Sunday

The Town of Dartmouth continues the celebration of it's 350th year in existence Sunday.

One of the premier events of the celebration, the incorporation and land sale re-enactment, will be played out before the town at Apponagansett park Sunday afternoon

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