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 .
The heavy rains that caused flooding on many roads across the Southcoast Sunday morning, is still causing headaches for local homeowners.
Former President Bush To Recieve Award
Former President George H.W. Bush has been named a recipient of the 2014 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.
Bay State Pot Companies Undergo Additional Scrutiny
Companies given provisional approval to run medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts are being subjected to additional scrutiny by state health officials.
Boston Brownstone Memorial
Fellow firefighters and regular citizens are paying their respects to two Boston firefighters who died fighting a brownstone blaze.
President Obama Meets The Pope
President Obama and Pope Francis are meeting at the Vatican.
Weekly JobLess Claims Fall
Fewer Americans are filing unemployment claims.
Conneticut Girl Put Into Massachusetts DCF Custody
A Massachusetts judge has put a Connecticut girl into permanent DCF custody in a legal dispute involving differing medical diagnoses by two hospitals.
Jim Nabors To Retire From Singing At Indy 500
This is the final year Jim Nabors will sing at the Indianapolis 500.
Wind Whipped Snow Batters The Cape
Greater New Bedford escaped the brunt of Wednesday storm high winds whipped snow across Cape Cod and roiled the oceans, bringing near whiteout conditions.
Coast Guard Prepares To Reopen Texas Shipping Route
The Coast Guard is preparing to reopen a key shipping route days after an oil spill dumped four-thousand barrels of fuel into Galveston Bay in Texas.