MANCHESTER, NH — Crime doesn’t pay, but it sure brings the clicks, and this week was no different. Our top story was an update on Manchester Police Department’s Operation Granite Hammer, which has had more than 10,000 views, and continues to be our top daily story.
But good news prevails, as the No. 2 and 3 stories both have a positive vibe — New Hampshire businessman Alex Ray has issued a fundraising challenge to pay for more treatment and recovery services in the way of beds to the Granite State; and our own Queen City Cupcakes
was the $10,000 winner in a new Food Network competition.
After that, it’s mostly crime and news that brought viewers to our site — with the exception of one story, a tribute to local cable TV personality Howard McCarthy, who died Thursday night.
We’re having one of our top traffic week’s ever in the history of Manchester Ink Link. Yes, it’s been a busy news week, with more than 56,000 page views so far, including a panhandler allegedly caught using the money he got from a passing motorist to buy heroin; a man who jumped from the Biron Bridge; and a kitchen fire that forced the evacuation of an elderly high-rise apartment complex. READ MORE
As editor and one-woman army, my goal is to get beyond the “breaking news” headlines and continue to beat the streets for more in-depth coverage and next-day stories.
What can you do to support my efforts? Keep reading, for one. I encourage you to click through these stories, or just scroll through our archives by category using the tabs across the top of the site. READ MORE
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