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: Tcho-Tcho Student Conference to Cover 36 years since end of the Vietnam War

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - Miskatonic University anthropologist Warner Cowan will be the keynote speaker at the Tcho-Tcho Student Conference on Saturday, September 13 in Prinn Hall.  The theme of the conference, which is open to graduate, undergraduate and high school students with parental permission, is “Remembering Shadow Armies and Democratization in Southeast Asia.”  Cowan, a specialist in the Tcho-Tcho community and minority tribes of Southeast Asia, is the author of Eating Spirits, Living Dreams, which won …

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Monster Byte: Lake of Azathoth’s Construction Stirs Up Old Legends

By Maria Mitchell

Innsmouth, MA – Erin Waite’s plans to build a lake have begun with a loud, boisterous fury and many in Innsmouth are not at all happy.

“Every morning this week has sounded like there’s a jackhammer in my head. There’s never any peace. It just rings all day and that Waite broad could care less,” Zack Hunt, owner of Tasty Encounters, angrily said. “Not only that, she’s costing me a lot of clientele because people do not …

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Monster Byte: Innsmouth Fashion Show Canceled

By Connor Boyle

Innsmouth, MA - Originally scheduled for the first of next month at The Pledge nightclub, the Innsmouth Fashion Show has been canceled, as authorities are left pondering the bizarre death of one of its young models.

Monica Seaberg, an 18-year-old Innsmouth native, stumbled from her dressing room before a rehearsal Monday afternoon with her dress wrapped tightly around her neck. All efforts were made by the crew to free the girl from the entanglement, but they ultimately …

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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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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 …

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Monster Byte: New Project Planned for Innsmouth’s South End

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - Changes are coming to Innsmouth’s south end near Downtown, thanks to the future Gilman Community Center.

The community center is set to be built off Elliot and Babson streets. Now, Innsmouth developers are working to build a place for families along nearby Adams Street.

Residents excited about ushering in a new era for Downtown’s south end are hoping that another major project set to coincide with the opening of the Gilman Community Center …

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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: Tcho Tcho Children’s Book Features Local Innsmouth Artist

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - Tcho Tcho-American visual artist Mai Luantau is the subject of a new children’s book, Mai Under the Ancient Stars, written by noted children’s author Patricia Byrnswick. Due out in bookstores in July, it is being published by award-winning Aurora Falls Publishing – whose mission is to publish great books that utterly change the way people see the world before them.

According to the publisher, “Mai Under the Ancient Stars is the …

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Monster Byte: Get Ready for Hydreamon!

By Bryan Thao Worra

Innsmouth, MA - After a long wait, the hotly anticipated Hydreamon are about to arrive, thanks to local Innsmouth company TamDam Industries.

Also known by their scientific name, Artemia nyarlathos, they’re more than brine shrimp but had previously been found only in three unique caves in Laos, according to the company. They may date back to the Neoproterozoic Era. Recent international trade agreements finally allowed them to be exported free of the typical CITES regulations.…

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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 …

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