Half staff notification

Published September 17, 2013 | Town Clerk | Automatically Archived on 9/21/2013

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In accordance with President Barack Obama’s proclamation, Governor Deval L. Patrick has ordered the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings effective immediately until sunset on Friday, September 20, 2013 as a mark of respect for the victims of the violence perpetrated at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013.

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