Mystic Seaport holds annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon
Participants listen while a fellow participant takes a turn reading aloud a chapter of "Moby-Dick" onboard the whaleship Charles W. Morgan during the 32nd annual "Moby-Dick" Marathon at Mystic Seaport, Monday, July 31, 2017. The marathon began at noon Monday with participants coming and going, taking an average of 24 hours to complete the book by author Herman Melville. Twenty-four participants have registered to spend the night aboard the whaleship to continue reading aloud overnight and finish around noon on Tuesday.
Stories that may interest you
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I are moving to a retirement community where we won't know a soul. I hate leaving our friends and the relationships we have formed here. I have never been especially outgoing or good at making small talk, but I know I will have to to fit in. I...
Amy Prevost, left, of Ivoryton shrugs her shoulders after her audition Tuesday while her sister, Cathy Hilt, right, of Niantic finishes hers during the open casting call for CBS's "The Price is Right" game show at Mohegan Sun.
As a first step in investigating the potential exposure from chemicals found in firefighting foam used over the years, the Navy is requesting to sample private drinking wells in certain areas around the Naval Submarine Base.
Muslims who met Sunday with Connecticut Tigers' owner E. Miles Prentice could not get him to denounce policies of the conservative think tank he chairs.