Monster Byte: New Musical Scheduled to Debut

By Maria Mitchell

Following the success of The King in Yellow and I in the spring of 2010, the Innsmouth Philoneiros Ensemble is preparing to debut a new musical, The Clock is Broken, after receiving some much-needed sponsorship from Tasty Encounters and Garden of Azathoth.

This surreal play is the result of a collaborative triad between Errol Crump, composer of the instrumental score to Ian Hastings’s The King in Yellow and I; Ian Hastings himself, composer and lyricist of …

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Monster Byte: Marine Biologists Set To Reveal New England’s Oceanic Past

By Lynne Jamneck

Innsmouth, MA – Marine biologists from Harvard University have been causing a stir around the greater New England countryside as they continue to investigate the waters of the Kingsport and Innsmouth harbours.

The investigations follow on the back of groundbreaking anthropological studies collected from universities around the world, published in Smithsonian Magazine as “The Russ Report”.

After what they have described as “startling findings along the Kingsport coast”, the team of marine biologists have settled in Innsmouth, …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (May 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

May is ‘Adopt and Foster a Pet Month’ at the Innsmouth Humane Society

Following the arson attack on the Innsmouth Humane Society last week, a call has gone out to Innsmouth residents for help.

Innsmouth Humane Society spokesman Callum O’Connor said, “We desperately need Innsmouth’s help. We have a number of animals in need of homes, both temporary and permanent.” Mr. O’Connor confirmed that some of the animals required special care: “Yes, some of our dogs …

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Monster Byte: The Second Great Raid: 100 Days Later

By Andrew G. Dombalagian

Innsmouth, MA – As the last members of the Massachusetts National Guard withdraw from Innsmouth, the town continues to assess the damage done and ponder the legacy of “The Second Great Raid”. Despite hardships, residents remain strong. Fundraisers and reconstruction efforts across town prove Innsmouth’s undying spirit.

The Innsmouth Public Library has made the difficult decision to auction off several antiquities and pieces of jewelry in its collection to pay for necessary repairs. The library’s significant …

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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (March 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Tasty Encounters’ Weird Encounters Take 2!

This year’s Weird Encounters will take on a “darker, more sinister feel” says Tasty Encounters owner, Zack Hunt. “The last few months…hell, this last year…has been one Innsmouth could well forget, but what we want to do is stare those dark times in the face and say, ‘You can knock us down, but we’ll get up every time.’

“With the Raid and all the losses at the [Trophonian] Caves, we …

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Monster Byte: Stalker Apprehended Outside Garden of Azathoth

By Maria Mitchell

Innsmouth, MA – The vacationing heiress to a grain fortune was caught trespassing in the early morning hours outside the Garden of Azathoth and local businesswoman Erin Waite claims this is only the tip of the icerberg. Waite says she has being stalked, spied on and harassed by True Benson of the Benson Flour and Grain Company.
Police were summoned after Benson was spotted by Zack Hunt, prowling around the garden’s grounds with a slew of recording …

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (February 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

February is Fundraiser Month at Innsmouth Free Press. If you enjoy this Monster Byte, please consider making a donation to the site, for a chance to win one of our books. You can also like our Facebook page, or our book pages, either on Facebook or on Amazon. Thanks!

Blood Drive

Innsmouth Remembers, in conjunction with Innsmouth Hospital and Innsmouth Medical Center, are organising a Blood Drive for the first week of February. Organiser Lyle …

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Monster Byte: Police ‘Concerned’ Over Theft, Proliferation Of Occult Book

By Wade German

Innsmouth, MA – Arkham police have confirmed rumours that several copies of a rare occult book were stolen from their evidence lockers. The announcement came as a police official in Innsmouth said 20 copies of the same book had also “vanished” from one of their own storage rooms.

Speaking at a press conference in Arkham, and responding to a question concerning the rumours, Arkham police spokesman, Billy Zorza, said, “It’s not just four copied volumes of De

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Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (January 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Search for Searchers

Hampered by bad weather, the search for the missing volunteers of last month’s failed Search for Samuel will be conducted on January 19. Captain Jim Rose has called in noted speleologist, Dr. Daniel Ashkinawan, to head the search team. “The original search team operated off the ‘Deacon’ charts of the [Trophonian] caves,” said Capt. Rose. “Dan has studied those charts extensively and used them for his own expeditions. We welcome his expertise.”

When …

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Monster Byte: Unusual Species of Bat Sighted

By R. Scott Howes

Innsmouth, MA – Innsmouth is well-known for its diverse topography, and varied plant and animal life. From the shallow salt water marshes to the inland woods where giant ferns grow, few places provide such a rich biosphere. It appears Innsmouth may once again claim distinction from its neighbour communities with the discovery of an unusual species of bat. Though rumours of the sightings have circulated since last spring, it is only now that it may be …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Air Show Tragedy Claims Yawnston Man

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – The pilot of a high-performance triplane died Saturday afternoon when his aircraft crashed at an air show near Innsmouth, officials said.

The plane was doing its final maneuvers around 3:45p.m. when it crashed into a grassy mound near a runway at the J. Cutter Memorial Airfield. Footage from spectators showed flames and smoke rising from the site.

“I was watching when it did the double roll. It was coming down and still spinning, …

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Monster Byte: Mobster’s Ledger Recovered From Harbor Explains Innsmouth’s Roaring Twenties Rash Of Missing Person Cases

By Rebecca Nazar

Innsmouth, MA – In the quiet, predawn hours, close to a hundred whiskey bottles were spotted bobbing in Innsmouth Harbor. When Harbormaster Mike Boyle collected the old bottles and noticed they were stopped with petrified human thumbs, he immediately called the FBI. Upon closer inspection, investigators found that each bottle possessed different initials, dates etched on their sides, and that the fluid content was blood. It’s assumed that the bottles had been packed in whiskey casks that …

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