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.
Incumbent Mayor Joe Ganim ((07:00)) Cure Rare Disease ((17:49)) What to do this Weekend ((24:53)) Pumpkin Spice Spam ((28:28)) Image Credit: Mayor Joe Ganim facebookContinue Reading
Connecticut Today with Paul Pacelli: Bourbon, Athletic Cups, Philly Shooting, and Transgender High School Athletes…Trust us, it all worked
Paul kicks off the show giving his thoughts about the police-involved shooting in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Then, Paul talks about Aaron’s love of a good bourbon and how important it is to wear athletic cups when playing. Christiana Holcomb, of the Alliance of Defending Freedom, joins the program to discuss the ongoing lawsuit of a…Continue Reading
Senator Marilyn Moore’s run for Bridgeport Mayor ((00:07)) BBB: Back to School Spending ((16:12)) Groundwork Bridgeport Murals ((22:28)) What Stresses you out? ((29:48)) Image Credit: Sen. Marilyn Moore facebookContinue Reading
30 Years Later: Trumbull Team’s Win ((00:07)) Meet the Mayor: Back to School ((07:40)) Community Inspiration: Allen Kripps ((14:31)) Dangers for off-duty Cops ((19:16)) Too Soon to think fall? ((26:15)) Image Credit: Trumbull Historical SocietyContinue Reading
Paul kicks off the show on Tuesday talking with Andy Markowski, State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, about the challenges that small business may be facing in the future. Then, Jeffrey Maron, vice-chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council, joins the program to discuss the commuter nightmare on Metro North from two weekends ago.…Continue Reading
Paul rounds out the week with a full show starting off with Scott Wilson, President of the Connecticut Citizen Defense League, to discuss gun laws in the state and potential federal legislation. Then, State Sen. Tony Hwang called in to talk about the reaching out to Metro North following this past weekend’s transit debacle. And…Continue Reading
Paul starts the show with a conversation about the influence of unions in the state with Marc Fitch, investigative reporter for the Yankees Institute. Then, State Republican Leader Themis Klarides calls in to talk about the latest update on the controversy surrounding the Valley Fire Training Academy. Segments Marc Fitch: (0:21 – 17:10) State Rep.…Continue Reading
Paul starts off the show welcoming Melissa Sheketoff and her son Chase in-studio to give the little man his first taste of the radio profession. Then, Brian Lockhart of the Connecticut Post joins the program to discuss about the latest news in Bridgeport including a casino in the city, a possible primary for mayor,…Continue Reading
Meet the Mayor: Senior Tax Cuts ((00:07)) Community Inspiration: Jen Saunders ((06:35)) Goodbye to Local Legacy Shop ((12:14)) El Paso Challenge ((16:12)) Brady’s kid doesn’t like sports, how about yours? ((20:13)) Bluefish Tournament: It’s Anyone’s Game! ((30:49))Continue Reading
It’s still kitten season, and we have cats and kittens of all ages pouring through our doors. One of our favorite kittens is 3 month old Farfalle, a playful and purry tiger stripe. This girl has it all: looks, cuddles, and smarts. She is seeking a good home ready to show her the best of…Continue Reading