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Greenfield Patch's Top Stories of 2011

Did your favorite story make the list?

Controversy, tragedy and restaurant openings dominated Greenfield Patch's first year, at least in terms of its most-read stories.

Gov. Scott Walker can be thanked, at least in part, for plenty of protest and recall coverage, and the tragic passing of Robert Hassler Jr. weighed heavy on the hearts and minds of many.

El Beso and Tower Restaurant's grand openings proved popular as well.

But Greenfield Patch's top story of the year, was the massive marijuana bust by the , which got a significant readership boost thanks to a pickup by Fark.com, a landing spot for real, funny or odd news.

The following stories were the most popular on Greenfield Patch based on the number of page views it received:

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Honorable mention: ; ; ; ; .

And to read the top five stories of each month in chronological order, check out this link.

Jeannette Lucero Alvarado December 30, 2011 at 03:17 PM
And who is the top 10 Bloggers????????? Inquiring minds want to know!
David Cotey December 30, 2011 at 03:23 PM
Interesting question, Jeannette. Should I rank bloggers on number of page views or number of blog posts. :)
Mark Hochschild December 31, 2011 at 08:49 PM
Biggest story in Greenfield this past year is the loss of many, many dedicated and experienced police officers, firefighters, and city employees due to retirement. The total years of experience of these people probably totals in the hundreds somewhere and their experience will be missed on the streets of Greenfield. Good luck to them all from a former co-worker.

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