Half-Staff Alert - Immediately Through The Day of Interment (date unknown)
Please be advised that in accordance with the Presidential proclamation issued as a mark of respect for the memory of retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Paul Stevens, who passed away on July 16, 2019, and as ordered by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag shall be flown at half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment.
**When flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U.S. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.
will provide you with an E-mail notification when your American or state flag should be flown at half-staff in accordance to Presidential proclamations.