Melissa in the Morning: Mental Health Facilities

Melissa in the Morning: Mental Health Facilities

1. After the Texas mass shooting at an elementary school, we tackle mental health resources. George Welch with the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities talks about affordable and available care…or rather, lack of care options. ((00:10))2. Summer Safety 2022: Skin Cancer and protection from the sun ((16:04))3. A popular Bridgeport business is expanding and…

Melissa in the Morning: Three Years Later

Melissa in the Morning: Three Years Later

It was three years ago today that Jennifer Dulos dropped her children off at school near her New Canaan home and was never seen again. Her estranged husband Fotis Dulos was charged with murder and later took his own life. Legal expert, Bill Bloss, gives us his perspective on what can happen next in the…

Melissa in the Morning: 100 Deadliest Days on the Roads

Melissa in the Morning: 100 Deadliest Days on the Roads

1. For summer safety week, we talked about the 100 deadliest days of being on the roads. Fran Mayko of AAA talked about what makes it the most dangerous stretch of time for drivers. ((00:10))2. After Memorial Day weekend, have you heard of CT Trails Day? Learn about the 200 events happening June 4-5th! ((14:55))3.…

Summer Safety Week

Summer Safety Week

Listen all week with Melissa in the Morning, every day at 8:05am, for Summer Safety Week. Each day, she’ll share tips on staying smart while having some fun in the sun. Monday: Fran Mayko of AAA talking 100 deadliest days on the road.Tuesday: Bridgeport Fire Chief Lance Edwards talking smoke detectors, bonfires, grilling and fire…

Melissa in the Morning: Check-in with the Governor

Melissa in the Morning: Check-in with the Governor

1. The governor answered questions about abortion, heating oil prices, mental health, covid and more. Catch his latest answers to your questions. ((00:10))2. Title 42 is going to expire next week. Congressman Himes is worried about that with covid cases on the rise. ((15:55))3. Dr. Michael Goldstein wants your signature to get him on the…

Melissa in the Morning: Monkeypox

Melissa in the Morning: Monkeypox

A Massachusetts man recently contracted monkeypox. What is it? How common is it to get it? How do you get it? Dr. Browne explained it all to us. Plus, with covid numbers going up, should we go back to masking indoors? IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Melissa in the Morning: Bringing the Calm

Melissa in the Morning: Bringing the Calm

1. After the Shelton stabbing, many parents are struggling to help their kids talk about it. Stephanie Swantek of Bridges Healthcare explains how making sense of this can’t be the goal in speaking to your child. 2. Senator Richard Blumenthal talked about ghost guns and baby formula shortage.3. The prep is the worst part of a…

Melissa in the Morning: Newtown Controversy

Melissa in the Morning: Newtown Controversy

1. A trucking warehouse is being proposed for Newtown and many people are up in arms about it. We learned about the plan from the editor of the Newtown Bee.2. What does it mean to be a nurse? We spoke with Jo Ritchie from St. Vincent’s about the role and how to attract people to…

Melissa in the Morning: Water Quality

Melissa in the Morning: Water Quality

1. A new article highlights potential contaminants in public water. Jim Roberts, the author of the article, pointed out what homeowners should do to monitor their drinking water. ((00:10))2. Social media giants are under attacks after the alleged Buffalo shooter carried out his massacre. Krista Carnes shared the complicated nature of the algorithms. ((14:41))3. We…