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 .
Connecticut Chocolate Milk Ban
For years, America's dairy industry has promoted milk by saying, "it does a body good."
Aaron Hernandez Indicted For Double Murder
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is being indicted for double murder.
Anti Shackling Bill
Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to sign a bill outlawing the practice of handcuffing women prisoners to hospital beds during childbirth in Massachusetts.
Job Market Improving
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits is at its lowest level in seven years, a sign the job market is steadily improving.
Dog Flu In Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Division of Animal Health has informed veterinarians that the canine influenza virus or dog flu has been found in the state for the first time.
Bouncy House Accident
Three children are injured, two of them seriously, after wind sent a bounce house flying in upstate New York.
Fitness Activities Poll
Walking is the most popular form of exercise among Americans.
Roscoe the Chocolate Lab
Roscoe is an active, 8-year-old male chocolate lab.
Boston Marathon One Fund
The charity set up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings has another $18 million to disburse.
Convicted Killer Found Dead In Cell
A neo-Nazi convicted killer is dead after a suspected suicide in the Shirley prison.