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Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC listeners in the know, delivering the information that matters most to you.

Every week, enjoy live interviews from state leaders, business owners and local experts. Melissa has recently connected with Governor Ned Lamont, who has agreed to take YOUR questions bi-weekly on the show. Consistently, Melissa also talks to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and State Senator Tony Hwang. Local experts include infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health, Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau, The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and Bridgeport Health Director Lisa Morrissey. 

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration,” “Marriage Advice” and “Crime on the Mind.” Community Inspiration highlights Connecticut residents who live normal lives doing extraordinary things. Every week, you can meet people of all ages who are inspiring their community and loved ones through their work, outlook on life, actions and good deeds. Marriage advice is a bi-weekly check-in with relationship consultant, Bob Donovan, who gives tips to a healthy marriage and perspective for couples to think about. Crime on the Mind features Lt. James Perez from the Fairfield Police Department, who travels around the country teaching crime prevention to other police departments. He gives us the top crimes happening right now and tips for the public to stay safe and be proactive. 

You’ll hear weather and traffic on the 6’s from our meteorologist Paul Piorek and our traffic reporter Chris Williams.

Recent posts

Melissa in the Morning: Good Business Practices

Melissa in the Morning: Good Business Practices

1. Dan Onofrio talks about whether businesses should share their political views and potentially lose revenue. ((00:00)) 2. First Selectman Jim Marpe talks all Westport matters including the vaccination process in town. ((09:19)) 3. Mayor Ben Blake talks Milford matters including the latest covid testing center at the mall. ((16:34)) 4. Science You May Not…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: What Sites get Dumped

Melissa in the Morning: What Sites get Dumped

1. After Parler went dark, what does that implicate for all social media checking posted content? ((00:00)) 2. Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti gives the latest on schools, crime prevention and the theater opening. ((12:00)) 3. Julius Dudics dives into infidelity and how to move forward in a broken marriage. ((18:13)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Property Taxes going up?

Melissa in the Morning: Property Taxes going up?

1. Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick addresses concerns of possible tax hikes for residents following covid school expenses. ((00:00)) 2. Officer Mike DeVito talks about officer protection post traumatic situations. ((08:18)) 3. Senator Tony Hwang addresses where Connecticut goes from here after what happened in Washington DC. ((14:53)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Covid Vaccines in CT

Melissa in the Morning: Covid Vaccines in CT

1. Gov Lamont answers the latest questions on covid vaccinations in Connecticut and who qualifies for Phase 1B. ((00:00)) 2. Senator Kevin Kelly talks about the General Assembly. He touches on healthcare, making Connecticut more affordable for the middle class and a new gas tax. ((11:53)) 3. Cooking with Claud: Balsamic honey veggies ((24:22)) IMAGE…Continue Reading

Vaccinations and people with Covid

Vaccinations and people with Covid

Dr. Browne addresses the questions surrounding the covid vaccine. Some healthcare workers have only needed one dose, not two…why? And also, even if they get the vaccine, why can’t doctors travel if necessary? Dr. Browne dives into all of that plus the latest gossip being spread about the shots. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Shelton Schools and Cops

Melissa in the Morning: Shelton Schools and Cops

1. Mayor Mark Lauretti checks in with schools and the police department in Shelton. ((00:00)) 2. The Red Cross is looking for covid survivors to give now! ((07:39)) 3. Married martial arts couple talks about having children with resilience and independence. ((14:06)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Vaccination Process

Melissa in the Morning: Vaccination Process

1. The Lt. Governor says covid vaccines aren’t just sitting around…it’s a process. ((00:00)) 2. Sandy Hook parent disguises himself on 60 Minutes while talking online harassment reality. ((08:35)) 3. Julius Dudics explains why resolutions may not be the healthiest practice for you in the new year. ((18:05)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Melissa’s sister gets the vaccine

Melissa in the Morning: Melissa’s sister gets the vaccine

1. Melissa’s little sister is a physical therapist and just got the covid vaccine. Her feedback the next day…((00:00)) 2. Dan Onofrio talks about small businesses in Bridgeport getting thousands of dollars from the CARES Act. ((08:20)) 3. The Quantico Marine Corps Band is doing a virtual concert for New Years Eve. ((14:57)) 4. Science…Continue Reading