November 29, 2012
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Bob McCann of Somerville, a bagger at Johnnie's Foodmaster for the past 15 years, had to reapply for his job at Whole Foods and hopes he can continue working.
Bob Powers, 50, a local historian, is very concerned about Johnnie's Foodmaster being replaced by Whole Foods
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Charlestown’s mix of historic housing (such as these homes on Monument Avenue) and proximity to downtown has attracted professionals since the ’80s.
Kay Olsen (left), 82, and her friend, Mary Holt, 88, in their car after shopping at Johnnie's Foodmaster before it closed.
Monument Avenue in Charlestown.