Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (October 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

October Screens Horror

Paine Street Cinemas will be holding their annual Horror Month throughout October. Cinema Manager Denise Fuller said: “It’s that time of year we all love so much and we’ll be having a deluge of horror movies, from the classics to recent releases.”

Ms. Fuller confirmed that there’s “no set theme” this month: “We’ve got everything, from sci-fi, fantasy and psychological, to the beloved B-grade ‘screamers’. But on Halloween, entry to the cinema will …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Tour Guide Goes Missing A Second Time

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - A local Innsmouth cemetery tour guide, who had gone missing before being found with a serious knife wound, mysteriously vanished again last week.

Six months ago, Charles “Chuck” Rosen, 37, a self-taught expert on Innsmouth history and a popular tour guide, was found slashed on the head near Yawnston. A father of five, Rosen recovered from the incident and told Innsmouth police he had no recollection of what had transpired.

Last Friday afternoon, …

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Monster Byte: Surprise Visitor at Town Forum

By Andrew G. Dombalagian

Innsmouth, MA - An impassioned public hearing regarding plans to develop the site of the former Manuxet State Hospital was made more surprising by the sudden arrival of a high profile corporate figure. The forum of concerned Innsmouth citizens, local business owners, and town council members was joined by Elizabeth Nightcroft, Board Chairwoman of Nightcroft Holdings, to offer her own proposal for the hospital grounds.

“We never had any inkling that Mrs. Nightcroft herself would show …

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Monster Byte: Tcho-Tcho company Fungo asks for land use permits near Innsmouth Cemetery

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - A fungus flap has flabbergasted residents, following Fungo Mushrooms’ recent petition to permit cultivation of mushrooms in and near the Innsmouth Cemetery. Critics of the plan suggest Tcho-Tcho traditional mushroom cultivation clashes with Innsmouth values and general health concerns.

Fungo Mushrooms is one of the country’s largest producers of commercially cultivated exotic mushrooms. They recently applied for land use permits to address concerns following unlicensed cultivators trespassing on the boundaries of the Innsmouth …

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Supernatural Fridays: Monster Byte: Dog Pack Disrupts “Heir of Dracula” Production

J. Keith Haney

J. Keith Haney co-reviewed The Event last year for us. This year, he takes on dark fantasy series Grimm, with his writing partner, Acacia Rhiannon Nokomis. Join him in October on IFP when Grimm comes to NBC. This week, he has some news about one of Innsmouth’s locally-filmed television shows, troubled vampire series, Heir of Dracula.

Innsmouth, MA - Local production for Heir of Dracula was disrupted last night by an unexpected disturbance. A pack of wild …

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Supernatural Fridays: Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (September 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Carter and Wong Blood Drive Month

Innsmouth Remembers is organising a blood drive for the month of September. Organiser Charlotte Carter said: “We’re asking Innsmouth to show our remembrance for those we’ve lost by donating blood. In the colder months, hospital admissions increase and, unfortunately, so does the need for blood transfusions. So, instead of making a donation of money or time in the name of your loved one, friend, or work colleague, we’re asking you …

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Monster Byte: Mandragora Insectivore To Squash Spiders

By Maria Mitchell

Innsmouth, MA – An infestation of spiders with webs stretching all over the grounds of the Garden of Azathoth has put skids on the construction of the lake and the proposed importation of saurian groundskeepers. Workers do not want to enter the grounds and a fearful resurgence of complaints last fall has besieged owner Erin Waite.
Many citizens in Innsmouth have recently felt the scourge of an increase in insects. This, in turn, explains the increase in …

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Supernatural Fridays: Monster Byte: Sebastian Predeaux Replaced on “Heir of Dracula”

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Innsmouth, MA - Rumours had been flying all summer, but it has finally been confirmed: Sebastian Predeaux has been replaced on Heir of Dracula. Predeaux, who played Dracula’s son, Alucard, has been missing since March 25. The star has been known to take off without warning before and sources say he had been depressed and despondent before his disappearance.

“We thought it might have been a publicity stunt, like some of the others he’s done before, …

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Monster Byte: Graffiti Cleanup in Innsmouth Cemetery Almost Complete

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - Xykleen Corp. is almost finished removing graffiti in the Innsmouth Cemetery and the surrounding neighborhood, but the final bill looks to be $19,000 over initial estimated costs, much to the dismay of local residents.

Last August, Xykleen had won a prominent contract from the Innsmouth Town Council to remove graffiti as soon as it is spotted or reported. Originally, the entire project had been estimated to cost the town only $13,000, although there …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Weeding Out Trouble

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - Innsmouth is currently embroiled in a major contretemps regarding weed abatement and fire safety. Ironically, some of our storied residents who have been at the forefront, demanding greater safety from wildfires, are now the most up in arms over what they view as the excessive demands in weed clearance.

Some of the objections may be based on reality, while others verge on phantasmagorical. Town Council Member Shawn Clarkson was asked by several of …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Murder Case Linked To Arkham

By Wade German

Innsmouth, MA - Innsmouth authorities are coordinating a joint investigation with Arkham police into the death of an Innsmouth man believed to have been involved in an ongoing, wider criminal case. Innsmouth Police spokeswoman Sandra Lewiston said the probe is focused on a criminal group involved in the illegal distribution of antiquities. She said the probe has now been tied to the local murder investigation surrounding the death of Alexander Moraru.

Moraru, a former employee at the …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (August 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Donations Needed

Innsmouth County Hospital Burns Unit, in conjunction with Nightcroft Holdings, is asking for skin donations to the Synthetic Skin Research Department. Dr. Angus Marvin explained, “We’re at the beginning of this research and, while we’ve had the family members of burns victims volunteer, we are in need of skin cells with no familial DNA to ensure our research applications are wide-reaching.

“The procedure is fairly straight-forward and only takes minutes. It involves a small …

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