Today: Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 17 to 22 in the morning. Tonight: Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 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.
The OED’s Word of the Day: mathom, 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.
Schools are closed for students until Monday, Jan. 8.
In Court: Drug Court is held before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse, 10 a.m.
Copwatch: Two free showings of “Copwatch,” the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent protest and deterrent to police brutality, at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 N US Highway 1, Palm Coast, at 2 p.m. on Thursday and 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Democratic Congressional Candidate Bob Coffman speaks to the Palm Coast Democratic Club at 7 p.m. at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast. Cauffman is running in the primary against Democrat Nancy Soderberg, for the seat currently held by Rep. Ron DeSantis who, by many indications, appears to be readying a run for governor, which would create an open seat in Congressional District 6.
Sleeping Beauty, at the Flagler Auditorium. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia performs the enchanting story of wishes that really do come true. Set to the music of P. Tchaikovsky and inspired by the timeless fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty is one of the most magical and hopeful of the storybook ballets. Follow the beloved story of Princess Aurora from her ill-fated curse to sleep until the kiss of Prince Charming awakes her to happily ever after. Adult $39.95, Youth $29.95. 7:30 p.m.
Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95. Tonight: Learn more about the birding gear that you just unwrapped in your pile of Christmas gifts.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Thursday: Post Office on Pine Cone Drive in palm Coast, noon to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: European Village in Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OPIOID CRISIS AT ISSUE: State Rep. Jim Boyd, R-Bradenton, is expected to be among the panelists during a Sarasota Tiger Bay Club discussion of the opioid crisis. (Thursday, noon, Michael’s on East, 1212 East Ave. South, Sarasota.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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This long and blunt James Risen account of covering national security at the Times is required reading https://t.co/dgMcNzGwqW
— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) January 3, 2018
Only 49% of the world’s people now see the U.S. favorably. https://t.co/LJBivTjvRr
— CounterPunch (@NatCounterPunch) January 2, 2018
To save the subway will cost at least $100 billion. To not save it would be a historic act of self-destruction for New York and America. Here's why. https://t.co/J6CFTKKklQ
— Jonathan Mahler (@jonathanmahler) January 3, 2018
— Splinter (@splinter_news) January 3, 2018
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) January 3, 2018
— The Nature Conservancy (@nature_org) January 3, 2018
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. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin, from Préludes
- Bach’s Complete Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & Bach Soloists
- Angels in Heaven: Chris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
- Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
- Brendel Performs Schubert’s A Major Sonata No. 22, D. 959
- The New York Philharmonic in a 2016 Performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony
- Alexander Gavrylyuk Plays Bach İtalian Concerto
- Daniel Lozakovich, at 12 Years Old, Performs a Beethoven Violin and Piano Sonata
- Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata in D minor for Violin and Continuo performed by House of Time
- Evgeni Koroliov Performs Claude Debussy Préludes
- Turkey’s Fazil Say Plays Mozart’s Alla Turca, Then His Own
- Guitarist John Williams at the BBC: The 2016 Documentary
- Sviatoslav Richter Plays Schubert’s Great Piano Sonata No 13 in A major, D 664
- Philip Glass’s Violin Concerto Performed on Sax by Amy Dixon
- Maria João Pires Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K 453
- When Mickey Mouse Jammed Out Carmen and Other Favorites
- Heinrich von Herzogenberg’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Horn, Op. 61
- The Sublime Valses Poéticos by Enrique Granados, Performed By Albert Flotats
- Complete Performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique: Leonard Bernstein, Orchestre National de France
- Yeol Eum Son Performs Charles Valentin Alkan
- A Crazy Encore by Yuja Wang at Carnegie Hall
- Phillip Sear Performs a Waltz By Neapolitan Composer Franco Alfano
- “Stranger Things” Cello Medley – Nicholas Yee
- Discover the Great Daniil Trifonov
- Afro-Venezuelan Shostakovich
- Bill Murray’s Mark Twain Prize: The Full Monty
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at 2017 Competition