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Battle Green Flag

June 18, 2014 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Richard D. Abrams who passed away on June 15, 2014.  He was a member of the Sustainable Lexington Committee and the Greenway Corridors Committee and helped create ACROSS Lexington, which is a network of pedestrian and bicycle routes through open space and town streets that link many parts of the town.

April 28, 2014 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Harold T. Laye, Jr. who passed away on April 25, 2014. He was a Lexington resident and U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.

April 15, 2014 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered on April 15, 2014 in honor of the individuals who lost their lives and were injured during the Boston Marathon Bombings on April 15, 2013.

March 29, 2014 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered on March 29, 2014 for the memorial service held in memory of Richard Battin, who passed away on February 8, 2014.

December 6-9, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in honor of Nelson Mandela who passed away on December 5, 2013

November 22, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered for the National Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

September 17, 2013 to September 20, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered out of respect for the victims of the violence perpetrated at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013.

September 11, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered for remembrance on the anniversary of 9/11.

July 26, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Robert M. Hutchinson who passed away on July 21, 2013.  He was Lexington's Town Manager from 1976 to 1987.

April 16-22, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in honor or all the victims affected by the Marathon Bombing on April 15, 2013.

March 16, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Francis W.K. Smith who was an original member of the Conservation Commission and responsible for helping to obtain many parcels of conservation land.  He was also a member of the Board of Appeals and a Town Meeting Member for many years.

March 2, 2013 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Otis Brown, a former member of the Lexington Board of Selectmen and many other Town Committees over many years.

December 14, 2012 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of all the children and adults who lost their lives in a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

October 14, 2012 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered for Margery Milne Battin's memorial service.  She was the Town Moderator for 22 years, a leader in town government, and a passionate and staunch community organizer and advocate for over 60 years.

October 12, 2012 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Daniel Lucas, who was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran and also a member of Lexington Rotary Club, a former Town Meeting Member and the Fund for Lexington Board.

July 23-July 25, 2012 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered by Proclamation of President Obama and Governor Patrick in honor and respect of the victims of the violence on July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado.

May 17, 2012- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Allan F. Kenney a longtime resident of Lexington.  Mr. Kenney served on the Board for Selectmen from 1967-1976. Mr. Kenney served as Chairman during the bicentennial celebration of 1975 and presided on the Green when President Ford visited Lexington. He was a member of the Appropriations Committee and was the recipient of Lexington White Ticorn Hat in recognition of his service to the Town. 

March 1, 2012- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Robert V. Whitman who served as a member of Town Meeting for 37 years. Mr. Whitman also served as chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals, the Permanent Building Committee, and most recently, of the Residents' Association at Brookhaven.

February 23 & 24, 2012- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Richard L. Bechtel a longtime resident of Lexington. Mr. Bechtel was a member of the Historic Districts Commission from 1994-1999.

December 19, 2011- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Paul Riffin who served as a member of Town Meeting for 19 years. Mr. Riffin also served as Conservation Commissioner and coordinator of Lexington's Community Gardens for 25 years.

December 15, 2011- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Mary McDonough, who worked for the Town of Lexington for 45 years, from 1941-1986. Ms. McDonough served as Town Clerk from 1968 until her retirement in 1986. 

December 15, 2011- The Battle Green Flag was lowered in honor of Firefighter Jon D. Davies Sr. of the Worcester Fire Department who died in the line of duty on Thursday, December 8, 2011.

November 30 and December 1, 2011 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in memory of Jere Frick, a resident of Lexington since 1954 and known for her service to the Town and its citizens, including being a member of the Conservation Commission from 1968 until 2008.

September 11, 2011 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered for the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

June 15, 2011 - The Battle Green Flag is lowered in honor of Jack Marquis, retired DPW Water Department employee and veteran of the Navy and Army National Guard.

January 11, 2011-January 14, 2011 - The Battle Green Flag is lowered in honor of the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Arizona.

December 31, 2010 - The Battle Green Flag was lowered in honor of Woburn Police Officer Maguire who was killed in the line of duty during a robbery.

September 11, 2010 - The Battle Green Flag is lowered in honor of September 11, 2001.

July 1, 2010 - The Battle Green Flag is lowered in memory of Larry Whipple, a resident for 75 years and the unofficial town historian.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on Friday, March 26, 2010, in honor of James Barry and Donald Gillespie, two long-time very involved Lexington residents.

The Selectmen approved lowering the Battle Green Flag on Monday, December 21, 2009, in honor of Police Sgt. Edward O'Brien.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered per orders of Governor Patrick from Friday, November 6 through Veterans Day, November 11, 2009 in honor of the victims of the Fort Hood tragedy.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on Friday, November 6, 2009, in memory of Molly Eisenberg, a Lexington native who died in October of Ovarian Cancer.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on Wednesday, August 26, 2009, in honor of Senator Kennedy, who passed away on August 25, 2009.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on Friday, May 15, 2009, in honor of Roland Landry, a Lexington resident and veteran, who passed away on January 27, 2009 and was buried on Friday.

Per order of Governor Patrick, the Battle Green Flag was lowered on January 14, 2009 for firefighter Lt. Kevin M. Kelley of Quincy who died in the line of duty.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on October 29, 2008 in honor of Alan Wilson who passed away.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on September 6, 2008 in honor of Mark Moore who passed away.

The Battle Green Flag was lowered on May 15, 2008 in honor of National Police Week (May 11 to May 17, 2008).

 

Policy on Lowering the Battle Green Flag

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