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: Host Families Sought For Exchange Students

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – Innsmouth-based families are being sought to host exchange students. Melissa Fusco’s family hosted a Romanian student named ‘Constanta Janco’ in 2010 through the IHOST! Program.

“When you got four kids, what’s another mouth?” Fusco asked. Fusco said her family learned a lot about Romanian culture and Janco would cook them authentic Romanian dishes from time to time. Two months after Janco left, the Fuscos visited her family in Romania. The Fuscos now say …

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Monster Byte: First Tcho-Tcho wins Miss Innsmouth Pageant

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA – Rhammala Leukao was crowned Miss Innsmouth on Sunday night, becoming the first Tcho-Tcho American to win the beauty pageant.

Leukao, 23, who has lived in Innsmouth most of her life, beat out 17 other contestants for the grand prize and will go on to represent the town at the state level in October. She recently graduated from the Miskatonic University College of Pharmacy and Health Science. She tells the Innsmouth Free Press she …

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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: Urban Exploration Alive, Perilous in Innsmouth

By Andrew Dombalagian

Innsmouth, MA – Though it sounds like fiction, there are individuals who brave crumbling, abandoned factories and hospitals, darkened subway tunnels, and trackless labyrinths of sewers and catacombs. These are the same people who, in ages past, would have trekked to Timbuktu, journeyed to mysterious Punt for Pharaoh Hatshepsut, or quested for mythical Leng and Hyperborea. Urban explorers, viewed by some as modern successors to these ancient travelers, plumb the mysteries found in the out-of-the-way places overlooked …

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