Here's a look at the top headlines from Melrose Patch for the month of July 2012.
In order, these were the 10 most-read stories last month:
1) : A mid-July thunderstorm brought flash flooding to Melrose, and Melrosians shared photos from the storm in this gallery.
2) : Our weekly recap of the police log from the past week.
3) : We brought you a gallery of the largest homes in the city currently up for sale.
4) : The most popular category in our ongoing Readers' Choice contest.
5) : Former Melrose Patch editor Daniel DeMaina's goodbye column.
6) : News about a Mystic Valley teacher headlined our weekly regional round-up.
7) : The Middlesex County deputy sheriff after an early-morning, single-car crash in Billerica died from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head, according to reports.
8) : A strange story out of Wakefield headlined out weekly regional round-up.
9) : Our weekly recap of the police log from the past week.
10) ? We asked you to tell us where speeding is the worst in the city.