MEET THE SENATOR PRIORITIES HOT ON THE HILL CONTACT HOME

View District
Read news
Read legislation
View slide show
Click here to signup
  
Cast your vote now...

Press Releases
Tyringham Flag Presented at State House
July 18, 2012

BOSTON – On Wednesday, July 18th, State Senator Benjamin B. Downing (D- Pittsfield), State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli (D-Lenox) and town officials presented the Town of Tyringham’s new, official flag to state officials at the Massachusetts State House.
 
Downing, Pignatelli, Town Administrator Molly Curtin Schaeffer, and Select Board member Alan Wilcox, presented Tyringham’s flag to Bureau of State Office Building (BSB) Superintendent John Billera. The flag design was voted on by town residents, 30 of whom came to Boston for the presentation ceremony.
 
Once properly cataloged by state officials Tyringham’s flag will be added to the impressive display of community flags in the Great Hall of Flags to be admired by all State House visitors. The Great Hall of Flags serves as the largest function room in the Massachusetts State House. In 1992 the agency that manages state office space, the BSB, began collecting official flags from the 351 Commonwealth communities and hanging them throughout the Great Hall, in order to improve the acoustics of the room. 
 
###


Back

Meet Senator Downing | Priorities | Legislation
Contact | Email Updates | Slide Shows | In the News
 
This website is the official policy and constituent service website of Massachusetts State Senator Benjamin B. Downing.
It is maintained by the Office of Senator Downing. Web hosting has not been paid for at taxpayer expense.
Copyright 2006. All rights reserved.

Designed by Agency BCM