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Steven A. Morelli, who is representing two people in lawsuits against the Springs School District, was arrested on Tuesday. Nassau County Police Department

This harp seal, found on a Montauk beach Saturday, died in transit to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Preservation and Research. The yearling was sick, but biologists said being touched and picked up by the public added to its stress. Riverhead Foundation

The hamlet studies East Hampton Town has commissioned will look at two parts of Montauk — the downtown, above, and the dock area — as well as other nonresidential areas around the town. Doug Kuntz

Tom Muse of Montauk, an environmental activist, was crowned Mr. Amagansett 2016 on Saturday night. Taylor K. Vecsey
Tom Muse performed a song about Yogi Bob, the missing dog. Levi Shaw-Faber
Hanniel Levenson did a dance onstage before performing a rap.Levi Shaw-Faber
Judging Mr. Amagansett were local media mavens. They included, from left, Kitty Merrill of The East Hampton Independent, Laura Weir, the editor of The East Hampton Press, The Star's digital media editor, Taylor K. Vecsey, and Kathryn G. Menu, the co-publisher and editor of The Sag Harbor Express.
Tom Muse was selected among the seven contestants as the winner.Levi Shaw-Faber
Nancy Atlas congratulated her husband, Tom Muse, the winner. Taylor K. Vecsey

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Southampton Fire Department
Southampton Fire Department
Kristen Kiernan, right, visited her family home of 40 years after a fire destroyed it, while Brian Williams, a fire marshal, investigated the cause.Levi Shaw-Faber

System could bring ‘massive energy savings’

Neighbor objected, but that appeal came six years too late, Z.B.A. finds
A long-dormant restaurant at the Breakers motel in Montauk will reopen. T.E. McMorrow