Pete Frates

Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito accept ice bucket challenge. (WBZ-TV)

Wearing ‘Free Brady’ Shirt, Gov. Baker Completes Ice Bucket Challenge

Wearing a “Free Brady” t-shirt, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and several other politicians accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday on the steps of the State House.

08/10/2015

Pete Frates and the entire Red Sox team helps relaunch the Ice Bucket Challenge. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Pete Frates, Red Sox Relaunch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The fundraiser inspired by Pete Frates raised more than $115 million last year will kick off again this summer.

07/31/2015

Pete Frates presented with 'Bobble Bucket' from Lowell Spinners (WBZ-TV)

Lowell Spinners Present Pete Frates With ‘Ice Bucket Bobble’

The bobble honors the former BC baseball player’s contributions to the fight against ALS.

07/21/2015

Pete and Julie Frates (WBZ-TV)

Frates Family: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Will Continue Until There’s A Cure

Pete Frates and his family say last year’s explosion of goodwill was only the first wave.

07/09/2015

Pete Frates 'Ice Bucket Bobble' (Image Credit: Lowell Spinners)

Minor League Baseball Teams To Hold Pete Frates ‘Bobble Bucket’ Giveaway

Two minor league baseball teams will have a special “bobble bucket” giveaway this season to honor the inspiration for the ice bucket challenge.

05/26/2015

Pete Frates is signed to the Boston Red Sox by Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington at Fenway Park on April 13, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Red Sox Sign Pete Frates To Professional Baseball Contract

The Boston Red Sox honored Pete Frates Monday at their home opener, presenting him with a professional contract.

04/13/2015

Boston College honors Pete Frates (Image from WINK)

Red Sox, Boston College Honor Pete Frates During Spring Game

Every member of both teams wore a No. 3 jersey in honor of Pete Frates, a former Boston College outfielder who is currently battling ALS.

03/03/2015

Pete Frates, the inspiration for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (WBZ-TV)

Gillette Stadium Sings Happy Birthday To Pete Frates During Patriots-Bills Game

Pete Frates had a very happy 30th birthday.

12/28/2014

Hundreds participated in a polar plunge to honor Pete Frates. (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Honor Pete Frates In Gloucester With ALS Polar Plunge

Saturday marked the third annual passion plunge in honor of 30-year-old Pete Frates who battles ALS.

12/27/2014

(Screenshot via Adolfo Gonzalez)

Top Local News Stories Of 2014

From a viral fundraising campaign that saw thousands of people doused in ice water, to the loss of Boston’s beloved long-serving mayor. Here is a look back at some of the stories that stole the headlines over the last year.

12/19/2014

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