Director of Content for both Fun 107 and 1420 WBSM, Rock began his radio career in Boston as a 16-year-old intern for "Rock and Roll Hall of Famer" Dale Dorman. He cracked the mic for the first time on his 18th birthday as a freshman broadcaster at Syracuse University's legendary Z-89. Rock has hosted radio shows in Boston, Syracuse, Connecticut, and New Hampshire...and came to Fun 107 back in 1995. He's hung out with some of the world's biggest names, including Tom Brady, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, The Jonas Brothers, and Rihanna. Michael Rock has hosted live broadcasts from the Grammy Awards, Atlantis in the Bahamas, Universal Studios Florida and Red Sox Spring Training. But the most important live broadcast he's ever done was during one of his weekly Saturday Night Hotmixx shows from the Jukebox in New Bedford. That's where he met his wife, Cyndi. They now live in Mattapoisett with their two children.
Dartmouth Gets a Visit from Big Papi David Ortiz
He's one of the most legendary players in the 122 year history of the Boston Red Sox. If we're being honest, Big Papi's one of the most legendary athletes in the history of Boston sports. With ice running through his veins, Papi rose to the occasion on the biggest of stages, bringing some of the most magical baseball moments of our lives. He's ea...
Is This the Most Expensive Kids Drink in Massachusetts?
When Joanne Author took her family out for a nice lunch Friday afternoon at the CabbyShack in Plymouth, even the late Bob Barker may have said "The Price is Wrong." Read on and see what you think. Joanne says she bought three kid's drinks at $5.50 e...
Dartmouth Buster’s Location Finally Reopening as a New Restaurant
It's been a roller coaster of emotions for fans of Buster's Sports Bar and Grill in Dartmouth. They, along with all of the rest of the restaurants in the Commonwealth, were forced to close due to COVID-19 in mid-March of 2020. They played the whole take-out game, trying to make it work with the strict COVID regulations, but were struggling for it to be profitable. Then, t...
Fairhaven High Movie ‘The Holdovers’ Called ‘Instant Classic’ by Film Critics
There have been a number of new movies filmed in and around the SouthCoast over the past couple of years. Production on some of these films has come to an end, and now it's time for audiences and film critics to check them out. The Toronto International Film Festival had showings of two of those films recently. One...
Austin Needs a Family: Bright and Curious Child Ready for Adoption
The Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange introduces us to Austin, a bright and curious young man looking for a forever family.
Patriots Preview: Can New England ‘Squish the Fish’ in ’80s Throwback Uniforms?
The New England Patriots will rock their '80s throwback uniforms on Sunday night for their game with the Miami Dolphins. Can they Squish The Fish?
Desperate Mattapoisett Bride’s Hurricane Lee Nightmare Has a Happy Ending
Weddings and other special events planned for this weekend have seemingly dodged a bullet with the news that Hurricane Lee won't reach landfall in the U.S.
Buttonwood Park Zoo Adopts Two Adorable Bear Cubs
Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford, Massachusetts, has taken in two bear cubs following the 2022 loss of its beloved and last remaining bear, Toby.
New Bedford Movie ‘Finestkind’ Flounders at Toronto Film Festival
Reviews were less than flattering for "Finestkind," the Tommy Lee Jones and Jenna Ortega movie filmed in New Bedford and Fairhaven and based on the SouthCoast.
New Normal? More Tornadoes Possible in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
ABC6 meteorologist Kelly Bates said three tornadoes in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut could be confirmed in one day. Tornadoes are likely to keep coming.