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Mask mandate is lifted, local businesses make their own rules

May 20, 2021 | Business

Take a walk down Main Street in Northport Village and things look the same as they have all year. “Please Wear Your Mask” signs hang on telephone polls and inside store windows, but there’s a lot of uncertainty about what we…

Northport Fish & Lobster Co. forced to stop work amidst unpermitted construction and health-related complaints

May 7, 2021 | Business

After many months of addressing complaints from neighbors and patrons, Roland Buzard, the Northport Village Administrator, announced to the Board of Trustees at its meeting on May 5 that the “cat and mouse game” with the…

The Soothery opens on Main Street, offering curated comfort

May 1, 2021 | Business

It was a special week for Dana Porciello, who’s been dreaming of opening her own storefront for many years and finally revealed The Soothery to customers on Thursday, April 29. Occupying what used to be Barefoot Image at 106…

Skippers set to reopen in early May

Apr 18, 2021 | Business

This spring, perhaps more than any other in recent history, holds promise for renewal and rebuilding. One of the season’s biggest rebirths is happening locally, right on the corner of Woodbine and Main. Early in the fall…

Looking back at the Northport Journal over time

Apr 15, 2021 | Business

As excited as we are to launch the Northport Journal, this isn’t the paper’s first rodeo. In fact, the Journal predates most of the other local and regional newspapers you’ve known for years. Newsday. The Observer. Even the…

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