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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

Governor Lamont gets first dose of Covid Vaccine

Things to Know Tuesday February 16th

‘Nothing to be afraid of:’ Lamont gets COVID-19 vaccine The Hour Rain expected to wrap up by noon, next storm on deck arrives Thursday WFSB Lawmakers hold hearing over getting rid of vaccine exemptions WFSB CDC has new school COVID guidelines. Here’s what you need to know CT Post Westport police: Philadelphia man ‘hacked’ his…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Was Disney Worth it?

1. Melissa gives her full review…the good, the bad about traveling to Disney during the pandemic. 2. Stamford Mayor David Martin talks about how CT healthcare systems have blocked other states from taking our covid vaccines. 3. Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti gives good news for Fat Tuesday and Black History Month. 4. Julius Dudics dives…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Friday February 12th

‘Life after the vaccine’: What new COVID quarantine guidelines mean CT Post As he blasted Pence, Trump likely knew VP was in peril CT Post Justice Department says an Oath Keepers leader waited for Trump’s direction before Capitol attack WFSB With $450K donation, Danbury donor wants booking doctor’s visit to be as easy as buying…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Thursday February 11th

Police: Fleeing car strikes vehicles, police cruiser after Home Depot shoplifting CT Post Gina Carano fired from ‘Mandalorian’ after social media post CT Post Connecticut man dies in snowmobile crash in rural Maine CT Post Bridgeport Hospital to distribute free food CT Post 2-year budget plan includes legalized marijuana, sports betting, tractor-trailer mileage fee WFSB…Continue Reading

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WICC Pet of The Week

We’re pleased to bring Khloe to the attention of your listeners this morning. Khloe is a very lazy, cuddly 15 year old tabby cat looking for her retirement home. She is playful and affectionate and can live with other cats and children who can be respectful of pets. Khloe is one of many seniors that come…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Wednesday February 10th

Fairfield PD: Bridgeport woman on cocaine, PCP slammed car into McDonald’s CT Post Milford athlete competes on TBS’s ‘Go Big Show’ CT Post University of New Haven student dies from COVID-19 complications CT Post Sports betting, legalized marijuana among items that may be in gov’s budget WFSB World’s top golfer commits to the Travelers Championship…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Missing Health Director

1. Scott Appleby comments on whether a missing health director is impacting the covid vaccine rollout. ((00:10)) 2. Westport looks ahead to the spring and what is happening for Memorial Day and beaches ((07:41)) 3. Milford Mayor Ben Blake talks about the business front in the city and how they broke a record in the…Continue Reading

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Melissa in the Morning: Moving to Shelton?

1. Mayor Mark Lauretti explains why more people seem to be moving to Shelton in droves. ((00:10)) 2. Lt. Jim Perez looks at Amazon review scams and shares how to point one out before pressing ‘buy.’ ((09:32)) 3. The five love languages and why it changes a relationship. ((23:27)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Preparing injection with covid-19 vaccine

Things to Know Tuesday February 9th

CT is vaccinating people 65 and up. How do you get one? CT Post State to close ‘supermax’ prison, Northern Correctional Institution CT Post Trump’s second impeachment trial begins Tuesday WFSB EARLY WARNING WEATHER ALERT: 2-5 inches of snow possible in parts of the state WFSB Norwalk family seeks liver donor for nephew The Hour…Continue Reading

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Things to Know Monday February 8th

Brady, Bucs dominate Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl CT Post Lawmaker wants to prevent high beach fees for non-residents CT Post Sunday brought up to 10 inches of snow CT Post More snow possible tomorrow WFSB High-speed rail through CT could finally happen The Hour FBI searching for stolen Patriots Super Bowl rings The Hour…Continue Reading