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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (July 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

July Blood Drive

It’s time to open up a vein, folks! Innsmouth’s Blood Bank is dangerously low, and a call has gone out to residents for help. Blood Drive organiser, Sister Mary Margaret of the Sacred Order of Hastur, said, “We have our regular donors, but, sadly, with the amount of tragedy lately, the blood bank has been unable to keep up with the demand for transfusions.

“We’re asking for the townsfolk to come together for …

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Monster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (June 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

Paine Street Cinema – Month of Horror

Paine Street Cinema is holding its annual Month of Horror and cinema manager Denise Fuller told Innsmouth Free Press there’ll be “something for everyone. This year, our focus is on the ‘monster’. Each week, we’ll be showcasing one particular nasty and all those who dress as our weekly star will get free popcorn.”

Mrs. Fuller has also confirmed that Paine Street Cinema will be holding a fundraising drive for …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month In Innsmouth (June 2012)

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 …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (May 2012)

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: This Month in Innsmouth (February 2012)

By Amanda J. Spedding

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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 …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (February 2012)

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 …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (January 2012)

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (December 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

December Christmas Present Drive

‘Innsmouth Remembers’ will be launching a Christmas Present Drive for the month of December. “To help make Christmas a special one for those who remain displaced after the Innsmouth Second Great Raid,” said Lyle Cordeaux.

“The rebuilding is going a lot more slowly than we’d like and there are some families who are still without homes. Christmas is going to be a heartbreaking one for them, and we, as a community, …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (December 2011)

Monster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (November 2011)

By Amanda J. Spedding

November Donation Drive

Following last month’s raid by the Massachusetts National Guard, Caleb McHenry, in conjunction with locally-shot TV show, Cryptozoological, has organised a donation drive for the month of November.

“Anything you can give,” Mr. McHenry told Innsmouth Free Press. “There are a lot of displaced persons from Sarnath Heights who are in need of clothing, food, blankets, anything you can spare. There’s people in need, and it don’t [sic] matter from where …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (November 2011)

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 …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (October 2011)

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 …

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

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 …

AmandaMonster Byte: This Month in Innsmouth (August 2011)