Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
A proposed cannabis retailer has paid $2 million for DeBois Auto Body, an automotive collision repair and auto body garage operating for more than 60 years in Worcester, MA.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded $118,892 in grant funding to the three technical schools in Bucks County, PA, to purchase new equipment for training in high-demand occupations.
Prince George’s County, MD, public schools’ students are getting quite a gift this holiday season.
Christmas came early for a local family in the Twin Tiers.
A Stamford, CT, man stole a bottle of pills and loose change from a car parked at a city auto body shop, police said.
Samantha Welch, a Bradford, NY, Central School District senior in the auto body repair program at the Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (GST BOCES), was selected as this year’s “Collision Student of the Year” by the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF).
Another state insurance commissioner is warning auto insurers about the overuse of photo estimates when making settlement offers.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined Harr Motor Co. for violating the air pollution and hazardous waste regulations at two Worcester, MA, facilities.
A bill that aims to “[make] it an unfair insurance practice for an insurance company, agent, or adjuster to knowingly fail to pay a claim to the claimant or repairer to the extent the claimant’s vehicle is repaired in conformance with applicable manufacturer’s procedures” has been pre-filed in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.