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The comedian Jerry Seinfeld is planning to install powerful, state-of-the-art solar panel system to power his residential complex on Further Lane. Hampton Pix

Waterfront saved by volunteers’ quick work
A fire destroyed the packing house at the Montauk Fish Dock early Friday morning
A fire destroyed the packing house at the Montauk Fish Dock early Friday morning. It will be rebuilt. Morgan McGivern

Peconic Baykeeper cites a ‘serious public health threat’ in shellfish
Runoff with high nitrogen levels is part of the reason for a ban on shellfish enacted in Sag Harbor Cove. Carrie Ann Salvi

Troop buys all-terrain chair for teen with spina bifida
David Fischer received a surprise gift from fellow members of Montauk Boy Scout Troup 136
David Fischer received a surprise gift from fellow members of Montauk Boy Scout Troup 136 last Thursday: a new, all-terrain wheelchair. Russell Drumm

Soriano to middle school, Malsky to J.M.M.E.S.


The rising costs were due to increased steel prices

Montauk hot spot will pay record-setting fine in exchange for dismissal of 500-plus citations
Richard Hammer, attorney for the Surf Lodge's new ownership group, delivered a $100,000 check to the East Hampton Town Justice Court's clerk's office following a settlement agreement today. T.E. McMorrow

Illegal influence? Let the D.A. decide
The matter of a sale of town property to the new owners of the Ronjo motel in Montauk, which is being renovated and will become the Montauk Beach House, continued to make waves at an East Hampton Town Board meeting last week. David E. Rattray

Jitney’s passenger dock plan sails ever closer to approval at packed hearing
Anton Hagen and Brendan Skislock sat on the floor near Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.
Anton Hagen and Brendan Skislock sat on the floor near Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., and the board members Bruce Stafford and Edward Gregory at Tuesday’s hearing on a law that would allow ferries to dock in the village. Carrie Ann Salvi