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What are they basing their threat to fine you on?
Is there some other rule that they are trying to stretch to cover the lights?
Ok, then if they have no legal basis to require you to take the lights down, and there is nothing in the Bylaws or Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions, then they are simply out of luck and yes, this could be considered harassment because they have no legitimate reason for the communications.
With that said, you could contact a local attorney and have him send them a "cease and desist" letter basically threatening to sue them for harassment if they continue their actions regarding the lights. That should do the trick, but if not, then you can actually sue them. In virtually every set of Bylaws I have seen, there is a clause that state that in a dispute with the HOA, the "prevailing party" is entitled to their reasonable legal costs, including attorney fees.
So if your Bylaws are like most, then if you actually had to sue them, you can recover your costs of doing so..