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Posted on: August 27, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Half Staff: In Honor of United States Senator John McCain

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Please be advised that as a mark of solemn respect for, and in honor of, United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018 and in accordance with a Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately until further notice. 

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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