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Posted on: February 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Why are the Flags at half mast?

Flag on the Common at half mast

Please be advised that the half-staff display of the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag is in honor of the life and legacy of former US Congressman from MA, John Walter Olver, who passed away on February 23, 2023.

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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