Today: Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds up to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 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 is at 152.
The OED’s Word of the Day: King Charles, n..
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Today’s jail bookings.
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- 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
- 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 Commission and the Bunnell City Commission hold a joint 3 p.m. workshop on a proposal from Bunnell to have the county absorb the Bunnell fire department. At the Emergency Operations Center behind the Government Services Building, Bunnell. See the background material here.
The Bunnell City Commission meets at 5 p.m. for a workshop to discuss the city’s transfer of the fire department to county government jurisdiction, to discuss the general fund budget, and to discuss medical pot dispensaries, which the city administration is recommending to ban in the city.
The commission meets at 7 p.m. in a regular meeting.
Daytona Beach’s Dwayne Taylor Trial: A trial is scheduled to start in federal court in a case that alleges former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor, D-Daytona Beach, improperly used campaign funds for personal expenses. Taylor, who served from 2008 to 2016 in the House, was indicted in March on nine counts of wire fraud. (8:30 a.m., U.S. Courthouse, 401 West Central Blvd., Orlando.)
The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club holds it monthly meeting. Doors open at 4:30 pm. The first 90 minutes are set aside for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30 pm. There is a live auction of stamps and coins at the end of the meeting. The club is open for members, the general public, and all who are interested in stamp and coin collecting and investing. Free stamps and coin evaluations at all meetings. FCS&CC is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club, Inc., in Flagler County. For more information please visit the club’s web site http://www.stampandcoinclub.com or email the president at [email protected].
Seniors with diabetes invited to participate in free class at Wickline: Seniors with diabetes are invited to participate in a free six-week class to be held at the George Wickline Senior Center in Flagler Beach. The class runs from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, September 12 through October 17. ElderSource and the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center are sponsoring the series of workshops. The program is free, but pre-registration is required. It is open to those who are 60 years or older, and who have diabetes. Those interested should call the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center at 877-784-8486. Class dates are September 12, 19 and 26, and October 3, 10 and 17. The George Wickline Senior Center is at 800 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach. For more information about the Flagler County Senior Services Department go to www.flaglercounty.org/senior_services.
U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., will hold a “Tech Training & Jobs InfoSession,” which will include organizations that offer technical and vocational-training programs. (10:30 a.m., Robert Saunders Library, 1505 North Nebraska Ave., Tampa.)
The University of North Florida Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet. (1 p.m., University of North Florida, J.J. Daniel Hall, Jacksonville.)
Lawmakers at Dreamers dinner:’ Sen. Victor Torres, D-Orlando, Rep. Amy Mercado, D-Orlando, Rep. John Cortes, D-Kissimmee, and Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, will take part in a dinner event about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which helps young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” live and work in the country. (7 p.m., Castaways, 504 North Alafaya Lane, Orlando.)
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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.
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
- Chopin: 24 Etudes for Piano Op.10 , Op 25, Lukas Genjušas, Piano
- Alike: The Best Short Film Ever
- Fauré’s Requiem, Performed by the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Choeur Accentus
- Arthur Rubinstein Performs Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
- Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, Reformation: Jérémie Rhorer Conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra