Half-Staff Notification

Published September 12, 2012 | Town Clerk | Automatically Archived on 9/17/2012

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From the Governor:

Please be advised that in accordance with President Barack Obama’s proclamation, Governor Deval L. Patrick has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff, effective immediately, until sunset on Sunday, September 16, 2012 in honor of John Christopher Stevens, U.S. Ambassador to Libya, and American personnel killed in the attack on the U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi.

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