From the Governor:
Please be advised that Governor Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Monday, August 13, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Corps Private First Class Brendon P. Carey of Rehoboth, Massachusetts who died on August 5, 2012.
This gubernatorial order applies to:
1. The main or administration building of each public institution of the Commonwealth, e.g. town and city halls
2. Other state-owned or state-controlled buildings
3. All state military installations