From the Office of Governor Charlie Baker...
Please be advised that as a mark of solemn respect for, and in honor of, United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018 and in accordance with a Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charles D. Baker has ordered that the United States flag and the Commonwealth flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings beginning immediately until further notice.
These gubernatorial orders apply 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.