Readers’ choice: Last week’s most ‘clickable’ stories

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MANCHESTER, NH – News is news – bad guys getting arrested, presidential politics, even the weather sometimes, and last week was no exception. The stories that resulted in 31,386 clicks to Manchester Ink Link run the gamut.

A Granite Hammer bust was the top news story of the week, and it’s no wonder in a city that has been besieged by heroin use and abuse. Also among the top stories: random gunfire, an unfortunate outcome in Nashua during torrential rain, 20 drug dealers indicted on federal charged, and a woman charged with reckless driving whose mugshot brought in readers from around the country (with a shout out from The Official Dave Barry Blog).

But we also brought you some heartwarming, informative and uplifting news – Manchester Police Lt. Nicole Ledoux was honored for her work with at-risk kids; Gary Trahan wrote a timely and touching tribute to his brother, who died of cancer just a few days after his post; John Clayton stirred up some history of the Amoskeag mills; Mike Morin brought you another inspirational podcast on reinvention after 40, and, of course, the ever-popular phone scam story continues to be relevant.

Just in case you missed something, we’re rounding up last week’s most-read stories, based on reader clicks, for those who want to catch up with the news. Links are below.

9 arrested in MPD’s ninth installment of Operation Granite Hammer
Early morning gunfire wakes residents, police find 6 bullet casings
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Body found in river as authorities search for missing Nashua teen
Phone scam: ‘You have been chosen to receive a $9,000 government grant…’
20 indicted on federal heroin trafficking charges, including Manchester couple
State Police cruiser struck in construction zone in Manchester
A Career of Retirement, A Retirement from Life
Manchester officer honored for child advocacy with Susan B. Anthony Award
7 more arrests as part of Operation Granite Hammer
Woman charged with reckless driving after hitting 2 parked cars
Current municipal job openings, including winter maintenance at Manchester airport
Homeowner fires at intruder at home where police later seize marijuana plants
Oct. Grand Jury indictments from Hillsborough County Superior Court North
5 arrested by MPD as part of ongoing Operation Granite Hammer initiative
Stephanie Edwards: Bodybuilding shaped career move, from paralegal to fitness guru
Man charged with illegal possession of a handgun
There’s nothing run of the mill about Amoskeag
Raymond man indicted on federal charges, including Manchester carjacking
Hall of Famer Jeff Giuliano: Hometown hockey standout brings passion to local youth hockey
Northbound ramp opens on I-293 Exit 4 in Manchester after 13 months of construction
Latest Manchester Police arrest logs and ‘wanted’ list Sept. 26-Oct. 3
Zombified candidates, cat ladies and kids take over Manchester – oh my!
MPD weekly arrest log, Sept. 9 – 16
James Dale seeks new trial 1997 rape/murder of Hopkinton girl
6 charged in MPD ‘Operation Losing Proposition’ prostitution sting
40 in 4 weeks: Operation Granite Hammer strikes again, nets another 4 arrests
Chief Willard goes to Washington to attend White House drug policy summit
5 arrested for drugs in Operation Granite Hammer round-up
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Granite Hammer grant funding to be distributed, including $395K to MPD
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