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April 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Flags Lowered for Ride On Bus Fleet Manager Who Died of COVID-19

Montgomery County flags have been lowered to half staff to honor Michael Miller, a Montgomery County Department of Transportation employee who died Wednesday evening from the coronavirus. He is the first county employee who has died of COVID-19. Miller, who was 60 years old, helped manage the MCDOT Transit Services Division’s Ride On bus fleet […]

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June 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Orders Maryland Flags at Half Staff to Honor Annapolis Capital Victims

pic.twitter.com/dEiIgEd15K — Capital Gazette (@capgaznews) June 29, 2018 Gov. Larry Hogan ordered Maryland flags lowered to half staff today to honor the five people killed in the shooting at the Capital Gazette offices in Annapolis. “With the lowering of the Maryland flag, we honor the dedicated journalists of our hometown newspaper in our state’s capital. […]

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February 22, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, Feb. 22 in Montgomery County: 1.Flags at Half-Staff: Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff to honor Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin of the Prince George’s County police. 2. MD First Lady: Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan is expected to judge Arbor […]

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May 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Fallen Heroes

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 5th. This is in honor of Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to the State during the last year.

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October 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. City of Gaithersburg flags are at half-staff in honor of Councilmember Henry Marraffa. Marraffa passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. 2. MCPS is scheduled to announce a partnership with Common Sense Education at a news conference today. 3. Montgomery Libraries […]

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May 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Fallen Heroes

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be lowered to half staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 6th. This is in honor of Fallen Heroes who have lost their lives in service to the State during the last year.

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October 14, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Orders State Flag to Half Staff in Memory of Delegate Minnick (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff effective at sunrise, Friday, October 16 and returned to full-staff at sunset. The Governor has ordered the state flag to half staff in honor of former Maryland Delegate Joseph J. ‘Sonny’ Minnick, who died on Monday, October 12. Delegate Joseph J. […]

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May 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Flags at Half Staff

In accordance with President Barack Obama’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered that the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15 from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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April 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Flags Lowered to Half Staff (Photo)

President Barack Obama has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff immediately in memory of the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on April 15 in Boston, Massachusetts. The flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset on April 20. In addition, Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag […]

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April 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff on April 15

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Monday, April 15 from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Captain Sara M. Knutson, of Eldersburg, Maryland, who died on March 11 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. This action is […]

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