Joe McCarthy, XtraMart manager, honored by peers


Joe McCarthy, manager of the Citgo XtraMart on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, has been named XtraMart manager of the year, the highest honor awarded by the convenience store chain.

Mr. McCarthy got his award at an appreciation dinner in Sturbridge last month, in front of several hundred XtraMart managers from Maine to Maryland. Mr. McCarthy has managed the Vineyard Haven store for 16 years.

He told the assembled convenience store managers, “Don’t quit 16 years before you get the prize.”

The XtraMart managers were honored for hard work and outstanding business accomplishments throughout the year.