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Posted on: May 12, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Why are the Flags at half mast?

Flag on the Common at half mast

Please be advised that in accordance with United States Public law 103-322, 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 Sunday, May 15th, 2022 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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