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Bobby Megel
Photo credit: Stamford Police Department


STAMFORD, Conn. -- Like father, like son. Stamford Police said they arrested a New Haven man who ripped off people on auto repairs two years after arresting his father in the same scam.

The midstate's largest family-owned automotive dealership group just got a little bit bigger.

The Collision Centers is opening an 12,000-square-foot shop in Medford, NY, the company’s fifth location on Long Island.

Advanced Measurement Systems, Inc. (AMS) has announced the addition of KGM Equipment to the AMS Distributor network.

Homeless RV

Frank Jozaitis points out the offending RV.
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Mackin’s Auto Body in Northeast Portland can’t seem to get the help they need.


Moody’s Collision Centers, the auto collision repair chain, has increased its footprint in Gorham by buying a 62-acre former racetrack from Hannaford supermarkets.

Marble Auto 3

Nearly 60 years ago, Paul Marble turned an old cow barn into Marble's Automotive / Marble's Glass, where he did collision work and eventually started fixing up cars for resale.

Photo credit: Spencer Tulls / Finger Lakes Times


It was almost 60 years ago when Paul Marble turned an old cow barn into an auto body shop. Not only did he do collision work, he eventually fixed up cars and resold them.

Students booth online

The students of the Northern Maine Community College Automotive Collision Repair Program in front of their paint booth.

Northern Maine Community College has received an $85,000 grant from the Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges for equipment and an upgrade to its Automotive Collision Repair Lab.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 20:56

Duty's Auto Body Manager Charged With Arson

WMDT 47 ABC has reported that Michael Hart, manager of Duty's Auto Body in Stevensville, Maryland, has been charged with arson.

David Niestroy, president of 3D Auto Body & Collision Centers, has announced the gifting of a 2012 Nissan Sentra to a deserving military family via the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program.