WICC600 Standard Oil & Propane Backpack to School

WICC600 Standard Oil & Propane Backpack to School

Join us the week of August 17th for our WICC600 Standard Oil & Propane Backpack to School with the City of Bridgeport. Each day from 11am to 1pm we’ll be handing out free backpacks and school supplies to Bridgeport students. Monday, August 17: Cesar A. Batalla School | 606 Howard Ave Tuesday, August 18: Jettie S. Tisdale…

Legends of WICC

Legends of WICC

Join Melissa weekdays at 8:50am as she chats with some WICC Notable Alumni. You’ll hear from some voices that are truly part of the fabric of the history of the station! They’ll discuss everything from memorable moments on the air, Bridgeport history, their thoughts on the topics of the day, or even breaking news. Guests…

Melissa in the Morning: Wage Gaps

Melissa in the Morning: Wage Gaps

1. Senator Blumenthal addresses why we are still seeing race and gender wage gaps. ((00:10)) 2. The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities discusses Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. ((07:09)) 3. Dr. Browne addresses a slew of new covid-19 studies. ((14:53)) 4. The BBB warns of fake lotteries and prizes scamming people out of money.…

Things to Know Thursday August 13th

Things to Know Thursday August 13th

Eversource: Hundreds still without power due to ‘complex outages’ Stamford Advocate CT’s attorney general wants power companies to pay for lost food WFSB State Dept. of Education hosting online back-to-school meeting with medical officials for parents WFSB RI police: Driver in fatal Block Island crash released on bail, injured teen still in hospital CTPost Connecticut’s…

WICC Pet of The Week

WICC Pet of The Week

Connecticut Humane Society is back with our series of highlighting exotic pets. This week, Buckwheat is our pet of the week. This domestic finch is part of a larger flock that recently came in to our care. Buckwheat is typical of pet finches: he is bright, alert, and greets the day with his song. Though…

Melissa in the Morning: Who’s at Fault?

Melissa in the Morning: Who’s at Fault?

1. Eversource is back now that power is back, what happened to communication? ((00:10)) 2. Bridgeport Parks Board voted unanimously to put the Columbus statue back. (07:06)) 3. How new social media platforms are bringing back old school music. ((17:30)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Things to Know Wednesday August 12th

Things to Know Wednesday August 12th

Eversource Outages here United Illuminating Outages here Heat Advisory ends tonight at 8pm NOAA Kamala Harris Is Biden’s Choice for Vice President NY Times CT Primary Results CT Post Updated CT Travel Advisory list CT.gov Lawmakers call on Eversource CEO, who earns nearly $20 million, to step down WFSB Pac-12 postpones all sports through end…

Melissa in the Morning: Outage Outrage

Melissa in the Morning: Outage Outrage

1. Wallingford’s mayor explains publicly owned power and why it’s a selling point in storms. ((00:10)) 2. Milford’s mayor enraged over internet and cable services. ((08:24)) 3. Monroe’s first selectman connecting to residents with frustration. ((15:31)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Things to Know Tuesday August 11th

Things to Know Tuesday August 11th

Eversource Outages here United Illuminating Outages here Heat Advisory though Wednesday at 8pm NOAA Today is the CT primary. Here is what you need to know CTPOST Primary Day kicks off with concerns about absentee ballots; power restored to all polling places WTNH ‘We mourn Jake’s tragic death:’ Fairfield teen killed in Block Island DUI…

Things to Know Monday August 10th

Things to Know Monday August 10th

UI says 99% of power back by today; Eversource targets Tuesday CTPost Eversource Outages here United Illuminating Outages here Heat Advisory though Wednesday at 8pm NOAA Metro-North to Operate Regular Weekday Service on the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines for Monday, Aug. 10 Full details Stamford protest turns into physical confrontation Stamford Advocate Norwalk…

Melissa in the Morning: Wake Up Call

Melissa in the Morning: Wake Up Call

1. Fairfield furious over healthy trees falling during storm. ((00:10)) 2. Westport upset over lack of transparency from utility companies. ((06:33)) 3. Bridgeport holding PURA accountable for poor response. ((12:46)) 4. Melissa’s board op thought he was late for work Saturday…turns out it was the power outage to blame. ((24:07)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…