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 from (2/27/2023), 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.
Additional details surrounding the date of interment will be provided.
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