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 .
State Asked To Divest Pension Fund
Environmental activists pushing Massachusetts to divest its state pension fund from fossil fuel companies are getting encouragement from some gubernatorial candidates.
New Bedford Shots Fired
New Bedford Police responded to a shotspotter activation system to shots being fired at Trinity and Cedar Street Monday night around 8:20.
Body Found Outside Hyannis School
Police are investigating an unattended death of a man found early Tuesday morning near a back door of Hyannis West Elementary school .
Acushnet Man Killed In Florida Crash
A wrong way car accident on U S 41 in Sarasota Florida early Saturday morning claims the life of an Acushnet man.
Marathon Bombers Didn’t Act Alone
The accused Boston Marathon bombers had help, according to federal investigators.
State Police Increasing Weekend Patrols
State Police in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire are increasing patrols for this Memorial Day weekend.
Weekend Rail Service To The Cape
Weekend rail service between Boston and Cape Cod from Memorial Day to labor Day resumes Friday.
Door To Door Mail May Be Cancelled
More Americans could have to walk farther to get their mail.
Hernandez Prosecutors Seek Help From Tattoo Artists
Prosecutors are seeking help from tattoo artists in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and three other states, in connection with the double-murder case against former NFL star Aaron Hernandez.
State Senate Takes On It’s Version Of Budget
State senators hope to complete work on a $36.2 billion state budget before the Memorial Day weekend.