Why are Flags Lowered Today? 05/15/18

In honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day

From the Office of Governor Charlie Baker:

Please be advised that in accordance with United States Public law 103-332, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker 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 Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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.


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