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School Bus Windshield Smashed in Truck Collision

A Boston, Massachusetts, school bus with students on board crashed into a truck on February 6, smashing the windshield. Several long metal rods in the back of the parked truck shattered the windshield. The bus rounded a corner and crashed … Continue reading

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Safelite Grabs Yet another Auto Glass Firm

Safelite® Group has acquired the auto glass assets of New Hampshire-based Thompson Auto Glass. The companies completed the deal on January 5. “We’re privileged to be trusted with carrying on Thompson Auto Glass’s great local reputation for quality work and … Continue reading

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Hearing Held on Massachusetts Auto Glass Safety Bill

The Massachusetts’ Joint Committee on Transportation held a hearing on Oct. 17 in Boston to receive industry comment on a bill creating auto glass replacement standards. “The bill provides a road map for auto glass replacement safety,” said Peter Brown, … Continue reading

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Man Accused of Smashing Boston Police Cruiser’s Windshield in Roxbury

A man was arrested on Sunday after allegedly throwing things at a Boston police cruiser and then kicking the windshield, causing it to shatter. Click here to read more.

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‘Pretty Amazing That I’m Still Here:’ Concrete Falling From Mass. Bridge Smashes Driver’s Windshield

A man staying in Boston while his wife undergoes cancer treatments at an area hospital narrowly escaped serious injury when a chunk of concrete fell from a Somerville bridge and crashed through his windshield as he drove underneath. Click here … Continue reading

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Shop Charged in Auto Insurance Fraud

A shop owner from Shrewsbury, Mass., has been indicted for his alleged role in an insurance fraud scheme. According to the Attorney General, Maura Healy, the automotive repair business owner intentionally damaged vehicles and stole $170,000. Adam Haddad, the owner, … Continue reading

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Safelite Opens Two New Locations in Boston Market

Safelite AutoGlass is adding two new stores in the Boston area this summer. Continue reading

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Boston Winter Weather Means More Glass Damage

Daredevils jumping out of windows, snow piles galore and bone-chilling temperatures set the scene in Boston, Mass. The area has been hit with more than 90 inches of snow over the last month. While all that snow might be good for business, it makes traveling to the customer more difficult. “By having 42 locations, our techs don’t have to travel as far, which is one thing that has helped us a lot,” says Maureen Confalone, chief financial officer of Woburn, Mass.-based JN Phillips. Continue reading

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