Lisa and Roland Gaujac of the Old Lantern have settled their dispute with Adrian and Alison Wolverton. In an order announced on June 7 by the Vermont Superior Court Environmental Division, the Gaujacs withdrew their motion for sanctions against the Wolvertons and their lawyer, James Dumont, for abuse of judicial process; the Court revoked its order of sanctions; and the Wolvertons withdrew their appeal of the Court’s decision on the merits of the case.
On Monday, April 2, Superior Judge Thomas S. Durkin of the Vermont Environmental Court held that the Old Lantern Barn and property continues to qualify as a legal pre-existing non-conforming use as an event facility.
About 150 people attended a beneﬁt concert at The Old Lantern on Oct. 6 to benefit victims of Hurricane Irma on St. John and St. Thomas islands. Josh Panda, one of Vermont’s premier rock and roll artists, performed. About $8,000 was raised at the event for St. John Rescue and the Reform Church of St. Thomas, both of which have been providing food, supplies and support to victims of Hurricane Irma.