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1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local 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 Holbrook, MA, man was indicted in connection with damaging luxury cars bought under false pretenses in order to collect insurance proceeds, Attorney General Maura Healey announced in a news release.

After nonessential New York City businesses were forced to shut down in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many owners filed interruption claims, only to be denied by insurers.

The Massachusetts Right to Repair Committee on July 1 turned in 24,000 signatures to the Secretary of State regarding a ballot question that would mandate car companies provide car owners with control of repair data generated by their vehicles.

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) held its first-ever virtual training meeting on July 9 to provide member shops with the proper resources and direction needed in order to bring their employees back to work because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Erica Carr of Wolf Lake, NY, submitted postcards, from around 1926 to 1928, showing photos of Post Garage Co., Inc., that was at 88-92 West Main Street in Middletown.

A car dealership in Ellenville, NY, is suing an HBO production company for $8 million after the location was destroyed by a massive fire after being used as a set for the television series "I Know This Much To Be True," according to the Record Online.