Flags in Lexington

American FlagHalf-Staff Flag Notices

  • March 13, 2023 - Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately today, March 13, 2023, until sunset on March 17, 2023, the day of interment, in honor of the life and legacy of former Representative Anthony J. Verga Sr., who passed away on March 10, 2023.
  • February 27, 2023 - Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately today, until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of the life and legacy of former United States Congressman from Massachusetts, John Walter Olver, who passed away on February 23, 2023.
  • February 8, 2023 - Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Thursday, February 9, 2023, the day of interment, in honor of United States Navy Petty Officer Matthew Capeless, of Dracut, MA, who passed away on January 24, 2023.
  • January 31, 2023 - Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately today until sunset on January 31, 2023, the day of interment, in honor of the life and legacy of former Representative Alice K. Wolf, who passed away on January 26, 2023.
  • January 28, 2023 - Please be advised that the date of interment for former Senate President Thomas F. Birmingham has been set for Saturday, January 28, 2023.  As such Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag at all state buildings should remain at half-staff until sunset today, January 28, 2023.
  • January 27, 2023 - Please be advised that per Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey’s order the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag should remain at half-staff at all state buildings continuing until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of the life and legacy of former Senate President, Thomas F. Birmingham, who passed away on January 20, 2023.
  • January 23, 2023 - Please be advised that as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on January 22, 2023, in Monterey Park, California, and in accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately today, January 23, 2023, until sunset on January 26, 2023.
  • January 22, 2023 - Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Maura T. Healey has ordered that the United States of America Flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately, until sunset on the day of interment, in honor of the life and legacy of former Senate President, Thomas F. Birmingham, who passed away on January 20, 2023.

The Select Board also maintains a flag status list. They have the authority to lower the flag on the Battle Green.