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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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 …

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Monster Byte: “Cryptozoological” Countdown: End of a Season or End of the World?

By Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – Last week ushered in a huge cliffhanger for locally-filmed TV series, Heir of Dracula, as Baron Victor Frankenstein and Dracula’s renegade Bride, Lucy Westenra, called upon the powers of long-dead witches in Innsmouth Central Cemetery, in order to take over the world. This week sees out season six of Cryptozoological, in which our intrepid band of Park employees faces the imminent rise of R’lyeh off Devil Reef. No worries, though. Both …

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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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