Jack Peterson, AKA Captain Jack, is one of WBSM's most versatile personalities. Jack is equally at home doing the play by play of high school football and basketball, gathering, writing and broadcasting news, or filling in for WBSM talk show hosts. A 51 year broadcast veteran, Jack started his career in Lowell, MA as a DJ and has been on the air in New Bedford for the past 34 years. He has also been Master of Ceremonies at many local charity events including the United Way awards banquet, Special Olympics and the Otto Graham and Dave Cowens Achievement Awards. His hobbies include sports (watching, not playing), reading and the entertainment industry. Jack has lived in New Bedford with his wife of 28 years, Lynne (AKA 1st Mate Lynnie), with their 11 year old Beagle/Foxhound/Pointer/Lab mix dog, Chloe .
Lower Unemployment Numbers
A report released today by the Labor Department shows the fewest number of people applying for unemployment benefits since May 2007.
State Pothole Money
The State Transportation Department is making $40 million available to fix potholes in roads ravaged by the harsh winter.
Mickey Rooney Burial
The family of legendary actor Mickey Rooney is now feuding over where he should be buried.
New Bedford High School Teacher Under Investigation
As part of the investigation in the chair throwing incident at New Bedford High School, the teacher who was in the classroom at the time, Joanne Maura, is being called into a meeting at the Headmaster's office at the high school.
Inhaled Insulin Treatment Delayed
Last week's announcement about a proposed inhaled diabetes treatment appears to be a bit pre mature.
For the fourth straight year, Lakeville voters delivered a new member to the Board of Selectmen when political newcomer Miriam "Mitzi" Hollenbeck defeated incumbent Scott Belliveau.
Freetown had only one contested race in the town's election and it was decided by only 2 votes.
Second Mazda ReCall
Mazda is recalling thousands of cars because of spiders that spin webs in the gas line.
Boston Unveils Marathon Exhibit
The Boston Public Library is unveiling a monthlong marathon memorial exhibit in commemoration of the anniversary of the twin bombings.
Actor Mickey Rooney Passes
Legendary actor Mickey Rooney has died.