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Auto repair shop owner charged with selling customer’s car

Scott Depeter, 43, of Waterboro. (Photo: York County Sheriff's Office)

WATERBORO, Maine (BDN) -- An auto repair shop owner is behind bars after he sold an elderly customer’s car while he was supposed to be repairing it, according to police.

Hardwire’s NYPD Contract Helping Another County Business
As Hardwire finishes building the bulletproof doors to be used on New York City police vehicles, the crew at Snow Hill Auto Body paints them.

SNOW HILL – No one doubted that the large contract Hardwire LLC acquired with the NYPD would benefit the Pocomoke-based company.


Precision Auto Works of LIC Now a "Cadillac Authorized Aluminum Repair Center"

Tim Houlihan, GM Market area manager, presents Cadillac Authorized Aluminum Repair Center plaque to George Anastasopoulos of Precision Auto Works of Long Island City.


Precision Auto Works of Long Island City™ has been authorized by Cadillac to join its Cadillac Aluminum Repair Network and is the first collision shop in the NYC area to achieve this designation.

Executive Auto Salon

Photo: Executive Auto Salon


Food trucks are popping up across all of America's major cities. Diners with limited time find these mobile restaurants as a quick alternative to a sit-down establishment because they provide quick service without sacrificing food quality.

NABR has announced the launch of the Pennsylvania VRS Labor Rate Survey, sponsored by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Pennsylvania (AASP-PA).

PPG Continues Support for Speedway Children’s Charities

PPG Industries demonstrated its ongoing support for Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC), joining with the organization’s New Hampshire chapter on July 16 for the 2016 Track Walk fundraiser at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. 

3D president David Niestroy has announced the addition of 3D’s seventh location in the greater Philadelphia market.

The volunteers who oversee on-street parking in New Canaan, CT, voted in mid-July to spend $1,700 for a field analysis and sight line study of East Maple Street, an increasingly busy commercial area downtown whose residents say they’re concerned about traffic and safety.

barrys auto body releases new auto collision repair video


Barry's Auto Body has released the latest in a series of videos about auto collision repair.

Flash Flooding Leaves Swamped Cars in its Wake

SCRANTON -- Folks washed out by flash flooding assessed the damage on Tuesday, July 26 and began the cleanup.

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