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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.

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Melissa in the Morning: Quarantine Woes

Melissa in the Morning: Quarantine Woes

1. Melissa’s brother weighs in on Florida resident quarantine ((00:10)) 2. Chief Thode talks about fireworks safety. ((07:38)) 3. Dr. Browne talks Men’s Health month ((14:04)) 4. Buzzing for Pollinator Week ((21:13)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus https://audioboom.com/posts/7616355-melissa-in-the-morning-new-quarantinesContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Pets and Fireworks

Melissa in the Morning: Pets and Fireworks

1. Local vet discusses pet anxiety with fireworks. ((00:10)) 2. Community Inspiration, local artist, Shanna Melton ((07:32)) 3. Discovering water on the moon! ((15:09)) 4. Creating baskets for kids. ((23:35)) –> Contact Lindsey if you want to get involved with Summer Fun: [email protected] IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Illegal Fireworks

Melissa in the Morning: Illegal Fireworks

1. Fairfield Fire Dept. talks illegal fireworks. ((00:10)) 2. The importance of in-person meetings ((08:43)) 3. How stress and depression impact marriages ((14:36)) 4. Triple A launched new site that helps with pandemic travel ((21:44)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Bring on Social Workers

Melissa in the Morning: Bring on Social Workers

1. What will police departments look like with social workers on board? ((00:10)) 2. Lt. Governor pushing for more census participents. ((07:04)) 3. Fairfield First Selectwoman wants the private illegal fireworks to stop ((14:42)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: More Training

Melissa in the Morning: More Training

1. CT State Police talk training. ((00:10)) 2. Sen. Blumenthal discusses restraints and training laws. ((07:45)) 3. The BBB gives tips on travel this summer during a pandemic. ((14:07)) 4. The Beardsley Zoo explains enrichment for animals. ((21:01)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Here we go, phase two!

Melissa in the Morning: Here we go, phase two!

1. The Maritime Aquarium during a pandemic. ((00:10)) 2. Local gyms slowly opening up. ((06:26)) 3. Milford Mayor talks littering and monitoring beaches. ((12:05)) 4. Science You May Not Know: solar eclipse. ((18:24)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Cooking with Claud: Carbonara

Cooking with Claud: Carbonara

Cooking with Claud: Carbonara INGREDIENTS: 1lb of bacon Chicken strips or breasts (cut up) Linguine or whichever pasta you prefer Minced Garlic 3 Eggs Parmesan cheese Parsley Salt Pepper RECIPE: 1. Cook bacon but before it gets crispy add 3 tablespoons of minced garlic — cook together for 2-3 minutes 2. Remove as much from…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Sun Skeptics

Melissa in the Morning: Sun Skeptics

1. Senator Blumenthal worries for covid-19 uptick. ((00:10)) 2. Senator Bob Duff talks special session. ((06:31)) 3. Dr. Browne addresses questions of sun killing covid. ((12:33)) 4. Local gym owner addresses problems with phase two. ((20:29)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Casino Update

Melissa in the Morning: Casino Update

1. Mohegan Sun shares what the pandemic looked like and now being reopened. ((00:10)) 2. The Red Cross shares how you prepare for hurricane season during a pandemic. ((13:22)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading