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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. Weekly guests include Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, and State Senator Tony Hwang. Businesses features include Celco Heating and Air Conditioning and Bob Ferrigno from Treeland in Stratford. Local experts we have Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau and Bridgeport Health Director Maritzka Bond, and plenty of health resources from the local hospitals. 

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration” 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. 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.

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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

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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

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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

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Tony & Melissa: Kids and Covid

1. Senator Blumenthal slams airline industry ((00:08)) 2. Dr. Ma of Dental Association sheds light for hygienists ((06:45)) 3. Andros Diner stays open 24/7 for curbside ((13:28)) 4. Dr. Browne tackles new syndrome in kids with covid-19 ((22:02)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus  Continue Reading


WICC Pet of The Week

Sam is a sweet and goofy 2 year old, lanky hound. He walks well on a harness but may pull without one. He loves to walk on our forest trails and does zoomies in our play yard. Once he is tired out, he will come to you for cuddles.  Like most hounds he can get…Continue Reading

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Tony & Melissa: Trauma during Pandemic

1. Jenny Curries explains how the pandemic is a recipe for disaster if anyone went through trauma. ((00:08)) 2. Riverview Bistro is glad to start the reopen process but in the beginning, it’s gonna cost them. ((07:24)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

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Tony & Melissa: Dine Safely…?

Senator Tony Hwang dives into new reopening guidelines and if it really makes sense for restaurants. ((00:08)) The Beardsley Zoo tackles their new opening guidelines and explain how the pandemic impacts new animals. ((09:41)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading


McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus

McDermott Chevrolet & Lexus is there when you need them. They are offering a clean, friendly environment and are offering appointments, home deliveries and can do everything online. Visit to see their inventory.Continue Reading

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