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Foodmaster Tops Convenience/Grocery List

Readers chose Foodmaster as the best grocery or convenience store in Charlestown for this week's Best of Patch Reader's Choice award.

We asked you this week to vote for , and the winner should surprise no one.

The on Austin Street (I know it will forever by Johnnie’s, but ‘Foodmaster’ is its official name) won with a solid 62 percent of the vote.

Bob Deveaux, the store manager, said he was excited by the news.

“I’d like to thank our loyal customers,” he said. I really appreciate it, That’s awesome.”

came in a distant second with 11 percent of the vote, and we should give a nod to the Market Basket in Chelsea, even though it’s not in town.

Reader Bette Task said she was a loyal customer there, and said it had the “best selection at the lowest prices anywhere.”

Dan May 18, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Ya I wish it was the lowest prices... Are u kidding me
Joseph May 18, 2012 at 08:00 PM
It's hard to lose when you're the only game in town.
Bette Task May 19, 2012 at 11:39 AM
I said I was a loyal customer at Market Basket in Chelsea!!! Please correct.l
Matt M. Casey (Editor) May 20, 2012 at 08:26 PM
I'm confused by your request. The article says that you said you're a loyal customer at Market Basket in Chelsea.
Someone Who Knows May 23, 2012 at 05:07 PM
This was thanks to the manager before Bob Deveaux. His name was Kevin Perno. He made that store what it is today!!!!
Kevin Kelly May 24, 2012 at 12:22 PM
I would like to thank manager Kevin Perno not for what goes on inside Foodmaster, but outside. He has allowed community activists and fundraisers, most notably youth athletic programs, to utilize the entrance area in an effort to genrate interest and raise revenue. This vital function, in no small part, helps sustain these activities and for that I am extremely grateful. Thank you Kevin.
TheMaskedTruthsayer May 24, 2012 at 12:59 PM
Johnnies Foodmaster, price gouging the poor of Charlestown for over thirty years and proud of it!

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