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By Chicago Tribune | August 15, 1994
CHICAGO -- As soon as Scott Gordon, owner of a suburban Chicago computer software and consulting company, climbs into his gray Nissan Pathfinder, he's at the office.Tooling down the road, Mr. Gordon will flip open his portable computer, punch a few keys and, by the next stop light, a screen flashes up-to-the-minute shipping information that helps him plan which customers to see first.He'll place calls on his cellular phone, and keep in touch with incoming calls via an alphanumeric pager that zips messages across a tiny screen.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 11, 2011
Police Officer Sarah Miller has already filled her new headquarters in Columbia's Owen Brown Village Center with large wall maps, informational brochures and community fliers, dozens of coloring books and a bowl brimming with lollipops. After months on bicycle patrol, she knows her territory and now has a spot from which she can direct efforts to safeguard the village she serves. "I wanted as many maps as possible," she said. "Owen Brown can be a confusing area geographically.
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By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | November 8, 1992
Three years after forming Mobile/Modular Express, and with sales reaching $2 million, its owner is still trying to find the right niche for his business -- mobile office trailers and modular buildings."
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By Katie Martin and Katie Martin,SUN STAFF | November 12, 2004
On Wednesdays, a 37-foot remodeled recreational vehicle parks just off Route 27, behind the Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc. building in Westminster. Inside the RV is a mobile clinic that provides free medical services and prescriptions to patients who are underinsured or have no medical insurance. Ten years ago, the Mission of Mercy began offering medical services two days a week at three sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The nonprofit organization now operates the mobile clinic five days a week at nine sites in the two states.
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By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | April 15, 1997
Williams Scotsman, a White Marsh-based company that leases mobile office and classroom units nationwide, said yesterday that it had agreed to be acquired by two investment groups for $675 million in cash and assumed debt -- more than double what it was purchased for four years ago.The buyers of the 31-year-old company, the nation's second largest lessor of mobile office units, are the Cypress Group, a New York-based private investment group, and Keystone Inc.,...
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By Michelle Singletary and Michelle Singletary,Evening Sun Staff | December 16, 1991
For around $8,000, New Age executives can set themselves TC up with a mobile office in a briefcase, an electronic marvel that makes the cellular car phone look like a relic from the Industrial Revolution.A Maryland firm, Stephens Engineering Co. Inc., is taking orders for a mobile office that combines a computer, printer, facsimile machine, modem and cellular telephone in a briefcase weighing less than 20 pounds.After spending the last 12 years selling its computer services mainly to government agencies, the company is trying its hand at mass marketing the SEC 2000, an office in a briefcase.
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By Michelle Singletary | December 16, 1991
For around $8,000, New Age executives can set themselves up with a mobile office in a briefcase, an electronic marvel that makes the cellular car phone look like a relic from the Industrial Revolution.A Maryland firm, Stephens Engineering Co. Inc., is taking orders for a mobile office that combines a computer, printer, facsimile, modem and cellular telephone in a briefcase weighing less than 20 pounds.After spending the last 12 years selling its computer services mainly to government agencies, the company is trying its hand at mass marketing the SEC 2000, an office in a briefcase.
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By Gareth Branwyn | April 24, 2000
Wheeled luggage offers protection for your mobile office Wheeled luggage has been a godsend for baggage-burdened travelers everywhere. Unfortunately, the cheapo wheels and often nonexistent suspension are brutal on any computers you may have stuffed into the old Samsonite. Brenthaven, which creates computer cases, has addressed this problem with its new Mobile Urban case ($369). The Mobile Urban measures 13 3/4 -by-15 3/4 -by-8 1/4 inches and weighs 9.1 pounds. It's basically one of Brenthaven's popular Urban Backpacks with the addition of a retractable handle and a set of in-line skate wheels.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 11, 2011
Police Officer Sarah Miller has already filled her new headquarters in Columbia's Owen Brown Village Center with large wall maps, informational brochures and community fliers, dozens of coloring books and a bowl brimming with lollipops. After months on bicycle patrol, she knows her territory and now has a spot from which she can direct efforts to safeguard the village she serves. "I wanted as many maps as possible," she said. "Owen Brown can be a confusing area geographically.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2001
Within 24 hours after the World Trade Center's twin towers collapsed, Williams Scotsman Inc., a White Marsh company that leases mobile offices nationwide, was rushing units to New York. A long list of agencies suddenly needed space to conduct their operations, from search-and-rescue efforts and utility repairs to emergency management and criminal investigations. The FBI and the Secret Service were among its first clients. For Williams Scotsman, as for many companies involved in the rescue and cleanup, the disaster was a gigantic undertaking.
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By Gus G. Sentementes and Gus G. Sentementes,SUN STAFF | October 9, 2001
Within 24 hours after the World Trade Center's twin towers collapsed, Williams Scotsman Inc., a White Marsh company that leases mobile offices nationwide, was rushing units to New York. A long list of agencies suddenly needed space to conduct their operations, from search-and-rescue efforts and utility repairs to emergency management and criminal investigations. The FBI and the Secret Service were among its first clients. For Williams Scotsman, as for many companies involved in the rescue and cleanup, the disaster was a gigantic undertaking.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Gareth Branwyn | April 24, 2000
Wheeled luggage offers protection for your mobile office Wheeled luggage has been a godsend for baggage-burdened travelers everywhere. Unfortunately, the cheapo wheels and often nonexistent suspension are brutal on any computers you may have stuffed into the old Samsonite. Brenthaven, which creates computer cases, has addressed this problem with its new Mobile Urban case ($369). The Mobile Urban measures 13 3/4 -by-15 3/4 -by-8 1/4 inches and weighs 9.1 pounds. It's basically one of Brenthaven's popular Urban Backpacks with the addition of a retractable handle and a set of in-line skate wheels.
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By Kristine Henry and Kristine Henry,SUN STAFF | April 4, 1999
A century ago, rural mail carriers endured more than rain, snow or dark of night. Try greased pigs, armed bandits and mules in need of watering.The country's first post office on wheels made its debut April 3, 1899, in Carroll County, eventually leading to rural home delivery nationwide. A commemorative stroll in Westminster yesterday celebrated the centennial and honored mail carrier Edwin W. Shriver, who designed the mobile post office.Delivering the mail, especially in rural areas, meant more than just slipping a letter into a box.As Shriver left Westminster on his route that day, a customer handed him a squealing greased pig to deliver three miles up the road.
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By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | April 15, 1997
Williams Scotsman, a White Marsh-based company that leases mobile office and classroom units nationwide, said yesterday that it had agreed to be acquired by two investment groups for $675 million in cash and assumed debt -- more than double what it was purchased for four years ago.The buyers of the 31-year-old company, the nation's second largest lessor of mobile office units, are the Cypress Group, a New York-based private investment group, and Keystone Inc.,...
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By Chicago Tribune | August 15, 1994
CHICAGO -- As soon as Scott Gordon, owner of a suburban Chicago computer software and consulting company, climbs into his gray Nissan Pathfinder, he's at the office.Tooling down the road, Mr. Gordon will flip open his portable computer, punch a few keys and, by the next stop light, a screen flashes up-to-the-minute shipping information that helps him plan which customers to see first.He'll place calls on his cellular phone, and keep in touch with incoming calls via an alphanumeric pager that zips messages across a tiny screen.
NEWS
By Frank Lynch and Frank Lynch,Staff Writer | November 8, 1992
Three years after forming Mobile/Modular Express, and with sales reaching $2 million, its owner is still trying to find the right niche for his business -- mobile office trailers and modular buildings."
NEWS
By Katie Martin and Katie Martin,SUN STAFF | November 12, 2004
On Wednesdays, a 37-foot remodeled recreational vehicle parks just off Route 27, behind the Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc. building in Westminster. Inside the RV is a mobile clinic that provides free medical services and prescriptions to patients who are underinsured or have no medical insurance. Ten years ago, the Mission of Mercy began offering medical services two days a week at three sites in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The nonprofit organization now operates the mobile clinic five days a week at nine sites in the two states.
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By Kristine Henry and Kristine Henry,SUN STAFF | April 4, 1999
A century ago, rural mail carriers endured more than rain, snow or dark of night. Try greased pigs, armed bandits and mules in need of watering.The country's first post office on wheels made its debut April 3, 1899, in Carroll County, eventually leading to rural home delivery nationwide. A commemorative stroll in Westminster yesterday celebrated the centennial and honored mail carrier Edwin W. Shriver, who designed the mobile post office.Delivering the mail, especially in rural areas, meant more than just slipping a letter into a box.As Shriver left Westminster on his route that day, a customer handed him a squealing greased pig to deliver three miles up the road.
BUSINESS
By Michelle Singletary | December 16, 1991
For around $8,000, New Age executives can set themselves up with a mobile office in a briefcase, an electronic marvel that makes the cellular car phone look like a relic from the Industrial Revolution.A Maryland firm, Stephens Engineering Co. Inc., is taking orders for a mobile office that combines a computer, printer, facsimile, modem and cellular telephone in a briefcase weighing less than 20 pounds.After spending the last 12 years selling its computer services mainly to government agencies, the company is trying its hand at mass marketing the SEC 2000, an office in a briefcase.
BUSINESS
By Michelle Singletary and Michelle Singletary,Evening Sun Staff | December 16, 1991
For around $8,000, New Age executives can set themselves TC up with a mobile office in a briefcase, an electronic marvel that makes the cellular car phone look like a relic from the Industrial Revolution.A Maryland firm, Stephens Engineering Co. Inc., is taking orders for a mobile office that combines a computer, printer, facsimile machine, modem and cellular telephone in a briefcase weighing less than 20 pounds.After spending the last 12 years selling its computer services mainly to government agencies, the company is trying its hand at mass marketing the SEC 2000, an office in a briefcase.
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