It's been two months since Johnny's Foodmaster in Charlestown closed, and about the same amount of time since several supermarket companies began offering regular shuttle service from the Bunker Hill Mall area and other spots around town to their stores in nearby communities.
Whole Foods Market, the company that is renovating the former Johnny's location with plans to reopen later this year, offers free service to its Beacon Hill market on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Shaw's offers free service to its Somerville location on Tuesdays and Fridays, while Stop and Shop brings Charlestown customers to its Medford store on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
So now that the service has been available for a while, how is it working for Charlestown residents? Is the service convenient? Helpful? Or are the schedules or pick-up locations confusing or inconvenient?
And how do the prices compare between these three locations and the former Johnny's Foodmaster?
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