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.
What Is the Appropriate Age for Child Babysitters in Massachusetts?
We came across an online report this morning of a Fall River mom being reported to the Department of Child and Family Services for leaving her 12-year-old-son alone to care for his 5-year-old sibling. While there is no evidence about whether or not this actually happened in Fall River this weekend, it sparked an interesting conversation about whether or not 12 years old was an appropriate age to b
J.J. Loves Singing Along to Mickey Mouse Clubhouse [Tuesday’s Child]
J.J. is an active boy. He is energetic and enjoys swimming and playing outdoors in warm weather. J.J. loves watching Mickey Mouse and the barn animals. He also loves playing with toys that have lights and sounds and listening to songs. J.J.is now...
Marion School Closed Two Days In a Row Due to Sprinkler Mishap
Sippican Elementary School in Marion suffered water damage Tuesday night after a sprinkler mishap and the school was shut down for two days after.
Dartmouth Sunrise Bakery Location Announces Closing Date
Sunrise Bakery on Dartmouth Street in Dartmouth is officially closing May 27. The Bolton Street location will remain open for now and both properties remain for sale.
Patriots Super Bowl Champ Joe Andruzzi Mission to Help Families is Personal
After facing his own diagnosis of cancer, former Patriots lineman Joe Andruzzi has dedicated his life to helping New England families hit with the same disease.
Giggly and Cuddly 4-Year-Old Yandel Needs a Family With Big Hearts [TUESDAY’S CHILD]
Yandel, 4, is a 4-year-old with special needs who needs a home. Learn more from the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange.
Taylor Swift’s Kindness to a 6-Year-Old Fan Will Make You Believe in Humanity Again
There's kindness and then there's Taylor Swift kindness. Here's what she did for a 6-year-old girl during her Speak Now tour, a moment that still resonates years later.
New Bedford Residents Cutting Cable at a Stunning Rate
New Bedford television viewers are cutting the cable cord at a stunning rate.
Carver Teen Shane McColgan’s Heroic Fight with Cancer Ends
The Fun 107 audience first met Shane McColgan early last year. The Carver teen was fighting acute myeloid leukemia. That fight has come to an end.
What a $1,500 Rental in New Bedford and Fall River Really Looks Like
The average New Bedford household income is $50,581, allowing for the 30% rule which establishes a rental budget of just over $1,500 a month. We went apartment hunting on the SouthCoast, and here's what we found.