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Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC600 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 chief meteorologist Bill Jacquemin and our traffic reporter Kellie Quinn.

Recent posts

Melissa in the Morning: Beach Plans

Melissa in the Morning: Beach Plans

1. Senator Blumenthal talks about absentee ballots. ((00:10)) 2. Fairfield preps for Memorial Day Weekend ((06:30)) 3. Dr. Browne talks about needing a flu shot during pandemic. ((16:12)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Poor Fido

Melissa in the Morning: Poor Fido

1. Dogs may experience separation anxiety after stay home initiative. ((00:10)) 2. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling checks in. ((06:12)) 3. Community Inspiration: Virtual ceremonies can be good. ((12:59)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: New parents, new world

Melissa in the Morning: New parents, new world

1. We learn about new protocols for expecting moms during pandemic. ((00:10)) 2. How do we give up control and avoid spiraling? ((08:03)) 3. Apparently, New Yorkers want to come to southern CT for good. ((16:57)) 4. Stroke patient numbers are down…but that’s not all good news. ((26:59)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Camp woes

Melissa in the Morning: Camp woes

1. Westport beaches ready for Memorial Day Weekend. ((00:08)) 2. Senator Tony Hwang says why camps may struggle ((08:47)) 3. Local camp says “this will be like nothing before” ((18:28)) 4. Melissa’s dad talks golf courses ((27:36)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus  Continue Reading

Cooking with Claud: Italian Meatballs

Cooking with Claud: Italian Meatballs

Melissa’s mom shares her homemade meatball recipe. You can bake them or just toss them right into hot gravy to cook…YUM! INGREDIENTS: –       2 eggs to a lb of meat –       1-2 lbs of meat –       Italian bread crumbs –       Parsley –       Oregano –   …Continue Reading

Cooking with Claud: Valentine Salmon

Melissa’s mom gives us her pink salmon recipe for a romantic at-home date night, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Ingredients: -Skinless Salmon -Garlic powder -Black pepper -Fennel seeds -Butter -Citrus (orange juice, fresh orange squeezed, lemon)Continue Reading

Australia Animal Relief Effort

Australia Animal Relief Effort

Melissa Sheketoff is looking for your help! She met Megan Cochran, a Southington native, who organized a local effort to send donations to Australia February first. More than a billion animals have died since the wildfires sparked in September. There are efforts to rehab and rescue many more animals, which is why we need your…Continue Reading

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