From the Governor:
Please be advised that Governor Deval L. 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 Saturday, September 1, 2012 in honor of U.S. Army PFC Michael R. Demarsico II of North Adams who was killed in action in Afghanistan on August 16, 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