TSA provides travel tips for painless security checks this holiday season

Forget about bringing the mashed potatoes through, but baked potatoes are fine. The Transportation Safety Administration is reminding holiday travelers of what is—and is not—permitted in the terminal in order to help speed up security checkpoints and prevent travelers from having to throw away any personal items when they fly during the holiday season.

Dentist takes up sweet collection to spread some cheer

Dental Designs of Whitemarsh is participating in Operation Gratitude for the third straight year. It’s a candy buy back program that sends care packages of food and supplies to both active duty military and veterans all around the globe.

Montgomery county middle school receives donation to keep students on the path to physical fitness

Newport Mill Middle School is one of three schools in Maryland to receive a $100,000 “Don’t Quit” grant from the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils. Maryland governor Larry Hogan was in attendance to cut the ribbon for the opening of the new fitness center.

Thousands of pounds of food collected in annual statewide food drive for Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Department of Transportation completed Operation Orange as part of September’s Hunger Action Month. Trucks of donated food were transported to the Maryland Food Bank and sorted for redistribution to those in need.

Local sailors participate in the 505 World Championship sailing regatta

All this week in Annapolis, sailors from around the world are taking part in one of the largest international sailing regattas, the 505 World Championships. The competition features the best dinghy racers who come from 12 different countries and include both former world and North American champions. The race, in Annapolis for the first time, was last in the U.S. in 2009.

Iconic Annapolis restaurant sold to former customer

Chick and Ruth’s Delly in Annapolis has been owned by the same family since it opened in 1965. Now there’s a new owner taking over the popular restaurant who’s promising to stay the course.