Why is the flag in Danvers Square at half-staff?

The Town may lower the flag in Danvers Square in memory of the passing of a veteran.  To request the flag to be lowered please contact Peter Mirandi, Director of Veterans’ Affairs.

Why is the flag at Town Hall at half-staff?

The Town lowers the Town Hall flag upon a state or federal order to honor the life, service and contributions of a deceased person or persons.

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MA Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that the U.S. and Commonwealth flags be lowered at half-staff at all state buildings effective immediately, today February 22, 2018, until the day of interment, in honor of Massachusetts State Representative Peter Kocot (1st Hampshire District of Northampton, MA), who passed away on February 22, 2018.  Additional details surrounding the date of interment will be provided once received by the Governor's Office.  

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