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
Updated legislation regarding the use of aftermarket parts in the repair of motor vehicles, passed by the Rhode Island General Assembly in June, has become law without Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo’s signature.
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"I have a mortgage to pay and a kid in college," says Pavel Lopez, the founder of Flatcode Communications in the Bronx.
A Cumberland County, PA, auto dealer has sold its two new-car dealerships as it expands its used-car business.
The Rhode Island General Assembly has passed H-8013/S-2679, which aims to effectively ban the use of aftermarket parts in the repair of vehicles. The bill is now awaiting Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo’s action.
A chiropractor who owns and manages an office in Worcester, MA, has been indicted in connection with allegedly falsely billing insurance companies for services not rendered and for items not provided to patients, Attorney General Maura Healey announced June 27.
Limestone, ME, native Lakeisha St. John is a risk-taker who isn’t afraid to try something new.
“East Coast Artie” Schilling hosts Artie’s Party at the Syracuse Nationals every year. A veteran pinstriper himself, Schilling calls upon his other pinstriping friends, who are the best in the business, and they all gather together to pinstripe tins.
Diliana Legeros, age 33, and Joseph Aubourg, age 43, of Milford, DE, were indicted by a Delaware Grand Jury on June 4 for insurance fraud, and then arrested after turning themselves in to Capital Police on June 11.