Today: Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index 15.
The OED’s Word of the Day: Linus blanket, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Editor’s Tweets
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
The Flagler County School Board meets in workshop to go over its next meeting’s agenda, at 3 p.m. in Training Room 3B at the Government Services Building, 3rd floor, Bunnell. Board members will discuss a school improvement plan for Palm Harbor Academy the somewhat troubled charter school that followed its failing grade two years ago with a D last year.
The Palm Coast City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center. The council is expected to approve medical marijuana dispensary zoning rules, and to acquire a property owned by the East Flagler Mosquito Control District on Utility Drive for $317,000.
The Flagler Beach Planning Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
— CNN International (@cnni) September 21, 2017
CONSTITUTION REVISION PANELS MEET: The Declaration of Rights Committee and the Judicial Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission are scheduled to meet. (Tuesday, 9 a.m., Declaration of Rights Committee, 110 Senate Office Building, the Capitol. Also, 1 p.m., Judicial Committee, 301 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
BOARD OF GOVERNORS COMMITTEES MEET: The Facilities Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee of the state university system’s Board of Governors will meet in Lee County. (Tuesday, 9 a.m., Florida Gulf Coast University, Cohen Center, 10501 FGCU Blvd. South, Fort Myers.)
ETHICS PANEL DISCUSSES LEGISLATION: The Legislative Committee of the Florida Commission on Ethics is scheduled to meet. (Tuesday, 9 a.m., Commission on Ethics, 325 John Knox Road, Tallahassee.)
PSC LOOKS AT UTILITIES’ PLANS: The Florida Public Service Commission will hold a regular meeting, followed by a workshop about electric utilities’ 10-year site plans. (Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee.)
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We didn’t think that any shooting could be worse then the one that killed 20 children and 7 adults, in Newtown. https://t.co/vR9U1l588s
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) October 3, 2017
Why can't American leaders do more than lower flags to half-staff? A former Congressman on unrelenting gun violence: https://t.co/0i22WZlV0X
— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) October 3, 2017
My op-ed in tomorrow's Washington Post: "Mass shootings are an American problem. There’s an American solution." https://t.co/ewU2BrTsmq
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) October 3, 2017
News media had a moral imperative to cover the story diligently and empathetically. That didn’t happen. https://t.co/4Hz9HZGgEU
— Vox (@voxdotcom) October 3, 2017
— UN News (@UN_News_Centre) October 3, 2017
Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future.
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the 2017 Zhuhai International Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond
- Macklemore Feat Skylar Grey: Glorious
- Edward Luce On the Retreat of Western Liberalism in the Trump Era
- Why Don’t All Instruments Sound The Same?
- Joachim Horsley’s “Beethoven in Havana”: What the Piano Can Do
- Bojan Cicic and Richard Egarr: Giovanni Carbonelli’s Violin Sonata No. 1
- Voyager: The 116 images NASA wants aliens to see
- Bohemian Rhapsody: Brooklyn Duo and Ft. Dover Quartet
- Down in the River to Pray: University of Texas Tuba/Euphonium Studio
- Brahms : Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma
- “The Day After” (1983)
- Rui Arayama Performs Domenico Scarlatti’s Sonatas K.427 & K.455
- Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras
- Angelina Jordan, 10 Years Old Norwegian, Sings the Blues: I Put A Spell On You
- Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689-1755), Concerto in B Minor for five Recorders Op. 15 Nr. 4, Abateva
- Introduction to Bullshit
- Alike: The Best Short Film Ever
- Fauré’s Requiem, Performed by the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Choeur Accentus
- Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, Reformation: Jérémie Rhorer Conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra