Steve DeSplinter sanitizes countertops Saturday night in an empty Green Lantern Café and Bar in Hardwick. State officials closed all bars, restaurants and public accommodating venues March 18 to slow the spread of the coronavirus. DeSplinter and his wife, Linda, purchased the Green Lantern a year ago and business is now limited to curbside-pickup meals and off-sale liquor until May 17.
Weekends typically bring crowds and welcome business to the Green Lantern Cafe and Bar in Hardwick. But on Saturday, only a handful of customers entered the business, picked up their take-out orders and went home.  Under state order, small business owners like Steve and Linda DeSplinter have...
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