Monster Byte: Garden of Azathoth Needs a Sea Monster

By Maria Mitchell

Innsmouth, MA - A recent renovation of the Innsmouth Cemetery revealed a vast natural tributary, branching out from the same freshwater source that supplies the water for the Innsmouth Well. This discovery inspired local botanist, Erin Waite, owner of the Garden of Azathoth nursery, to take a new approach in building up resources for her venture.

“I am interested in cultivating more freshwater fungi. In order to do that, I will need a large, artificial lake constructed …

IFPMonster Byte: Garden of Azathoth Needs a Sea Monster

Monster Byte: Aquarium Waitress Found Dead in Yawnston

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – Homicide detectives Wednesday were investigating the death of a
31-year-old woman under “suspicious circumstances” in the unincorporated township of Yawnston.

Authorities were called at 9:23 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1200 block of Clearfield Lane, said Sandra
Lewiston of the Innsmouth Police Department.

Janine Woodson of Yawnston was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to Innsmouth General Hospital, according to Assistant Coroner Robert Narmer, who stated that an autopsy …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (July 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Funds for Research

The second week of July will be filled with competitions, markets, fairs, and a mini-Olympics. Launched and partially funded by Nightcroft Holdings, and in conjunction with Innsmouth Medical Centre and Innsmouth Remembers, the week-long events will help raise funds for Synthetic Skin Research. Event-planner Lyle Cordeaux explains, “Following the explosion at the Spring Dance, a large number of our community sustained serious burns. Our aim is to raise funds to start our own …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Book Thief Sentenced

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - A woman has been jailed after being charged with stealing more than three hundred books from the Innsmouth Public Library over the last two years. Police said Reba Lovecrow used wigs and miscellaneous methods to slip books surreptitiously out of the library.

“You expect this sordid sort of thing in Arkham, not in Innsmouth,” said Chief Librarian Parker Watson.

A serial book thief, Lovecrow used a Miskatonic degree and a wardrobe of prim-but-unassuming …

IFPMonster Byte: Innsmouth Book Thief Sentenced

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (June 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Paine Street Cinema – Month of Horror

Paine Street Cinema is holding a Month of Horror in June. For what is fast becoming a tradition, cinema manager Denise Fuller explained the need: “We’ve been inundated with queries and requests to host more months of horror. And how could we resist? For June, we’ve broken down the eras to cover all weeks and we’re asking those attending to attire themselves in period dress.”

For a full list …

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Monster Byte: Putative author of al-Hazred hoax MS found dead in marsh

By David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Arkham, MA – A badly decomposed body discovered south of Innsmouth last Thursday has been identified as that of Alexander Moraru. The body was found awash at low tide in a reed-choked tidal channel. The discovery was made by two brothers, Anastasius and Bartolomaius Gibbes, who said they were searching for clams. Moraru’s corpse was found partially buried in sand. When unearthed, it proved to be entangled in a length of stout rope, which may have …

IFPMonster Byte: Putative author of al-Hazred hoax MS found dead in marsh

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (May 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Innsmouth Humane Society ‘Adopt a Pet Month’

Innsmouth Humane Society is opening its doors wide for ‘Adopt a Pet Month’. Spokesman, Mr Callum O’Connor said, “We need Innsmouth’s help in finding homes for some of older pets, they’re our main concern at the moment. A lot of these animals have been treated despicably, and we’d like families to take them in so their last years are good ones.”

The Innsmouth County Police Department has also put …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (April 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

A Fool for April Fools

April 1st, be prepared. The Pledge is having its inaugural ‘Turner’s Trickster Tournament’. Event organiser Marty Coombs explains, “We’re looking to ramp up April Fool’s Day this year as per Ricky Turner’s ‘Fun Trust’. Instead of the ho-hum we’re used to, we want the people of Innsmouth to pull out all stops with some mind-blowing hi-jinx and feats. Astound us; have us scratching our heads and laughing fit to burst. Best …

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Monster Byte: Bizarre Discovery Inside Bodies of Dead Homeless Has Experts Puzzled

By Joshua Dobson

Arkham, MA - The contents of the lungs, stomachs, skulls, bowels, and bladders of four yet-to-be-identified homeless men found dead last week in Arkham have experts at Miskatonic University utterly perplexed.

Miskatonic mollusk experts were consulted by the medical examiner’s office after an autopsy of the four derelicts, found dead and covered in strange slime by an asbestos abatement crew in a storm sewer near the Manuxet River, revealed their organs to be full of strange slugs.…

IFPMonster Byte: Bizarre Discovery Inside Bodies of Dead Homeless Has Experts Puzzled

Monster Byte: Vandalism Attack on Tcho Tcho Community Centre

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – The maintenance crew at the Tcho Tcho American Assistance Centre discovered some odd vandalism last Monday morning.

Someone forcibly removed two wooden gates from a fenced-off area, kicked out several of the plexiglass windows of the Centre, and broke the lock on a storage shed, scrawling obscene symbols and drawings on the exterior walls.

The Centre had previously taken a series of security measures, following a string of vandalism and harassment incidents last …

IFPMonster Byte: Vandalism Attack on Tcho Tcho Community Centre

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (March 2011)

By Amanda J Spedding

Tasty Encounters’ Weird Encounters

Mark March 9 on your calendars Innsmouth. Tasty Encounters is launching its inaugural ‘Weird Encounters’ party. Owner Zack Hunt explains, “Innsmouth is a hot spot for weird stuff. Tell me I’m wrong. The Miskatonic Sea Dragon is alive and well…and feeding; we’ve got witches and ghosts and all kinds of cool stuff here. Hell, Caleb McHenry’s wife ran off with a fridge magnet. So, let’s revel in our wonderfully weird part of …

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Monster Byte: First Black Goat Hunt In Five Years

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – The county is preparing for its newest black goat hunt in five years. But animal activists and others asked the courts to block it, although officials say the six-day hunt is needed to thin the black goat population, estimated at 3,200, up from an estimated 500 in the 1990s. Officials expect 4,000 hunters to acquire permits by Monday.

Feral black goats have long abounded in the Miskatonic region. Many are known to ingest …

IFPMonster Byte: First Black Goat Hunt In Five Years