Why flags are at half staff: February 22, 2018 (Updated)

by beth on February 23, 2018

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Flags in Southborough and across the state are flying at half staff in honor of Massachusetts State Representative Peter Kocot (1st Hampshire District of Northampton, MA), who passed away yesterday, February 22, 2018. The Governor’s office ordered lowering of flags yesterday until sunset on the day of Kocot’s interment, yet to be announced. You can read more here.

Update (2/27/18 10:25 am): Today is the day of interment. Flags will be raised at sunset, Tuesday, February 27th.

(photo from Susan Fitzgerald)

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