Vote For Your Plymouth and Canton Favorites for a Patch Readers’ Choice Award!

Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.

There is a lot to celebrate about our town: great family-friendly activities and great local businesses.

But who do you think is the best? 

Help Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below.

Click on the links under each category and vote in the poll attached to each article.

Cast your vote by August 17 and help us decide who's best. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.

Don’t forget to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and email!

For official rules, please see the PDF attached at right.

If you encounter any problems voting on all the polls at once, as posted below, you can click on each category individually to vote for each specific category.




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John McKay (Editor) July 23, 2012 at 03:04 PM
If you encounter any problems voting on all the polls at once you can click on each category individually from the story to vote for each specific category.
jones July 25, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Where is planet fitness?
John McKay (Editor) July 25, 2012 at 06:51 AM
@Jones - no one nominated Planet Fitness during the nomination stage, which ended earlier this month.
Danny July 27, 2012 at 06:58 PM
La cassa of Plymouth is the best place for a smoke and friendship
Mike August 16, 2012 at 04:54 PM
Once again another poor poll by Patch. Just because something wasn't nominated, doesn't mean it should be left of the list. People come to Patch for to receive information, not to provide the content. Do just a little legwork please! There are so many glaring omissions I stopped reading the poll after 5 categories. Someone already mentioned Planet Fitness, but what about Lifetime Fitness? And for golf, what about Pheasant Run? Lifetime and P Run are probably the highest trafficked places in their respective categories. I can see the next Patch poll aready - What is your favorite soft drink? Your choices are RC Cola and Tab.
John Jackson August 17, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Pretty obvious from the results, although overall small number of responses, that Canton people either don't read the Patch or don't like to take surveys.
Gary Semer August 17, 2012 at 11:16 PM
I voted Main Street for Pizza, because my new favorite wasn't on the list. Not my every time pizza, but really good every time...Curry on Crust, Ford and Canton Center.
John McKay (Editor) August 21, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Mike - we had a lengthy nomination process where readers could nominate literally any place in each particular category. Think of it as the elimination round. The point of Readers' Choice is to have the nominations for finalists — and the final voting — to be done by the readers. So with your soft drink example, leaving it open to readers would allow some more obscure suggestions, too, instead of what may be perceived as the obvious choices. On your point about people coming to Patch to receive information and not provide it, I strongly disagree. Our platform has a very active base of community contributors, including local bloggers and those who post events and photos in addition to reading our editorial coverage. We put up fewer barriers for readers than traditional media, allowing those with something to say an opportunity to get published.
John McKay (Editor) August 21, 2012 at 05:32 PM
@John: Canton people definitely read us. Some business did better than others in getting the word out about their nomination and encouraging customers to vote.
John McKay (Editor) August 21, 2012 at 05:33 PM
Gary: As mentioned above, we had a nomination process for the finalists in the poll. I expected Desi Pizza Curry on Crust to get nominated based on what I've heard about it and was surprised when it wasn't.


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