Town of Groton, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Groton 6-5-1989; amended in its entirety 8-9-2005. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Display of flags — See Ch. 242.

§ 222-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to establish consistent procedures for the display of the Avenue of Flags on Main Street, Groton and along West Main Street, West Groton.

§ 222-2 Display on holidays.

A. 
Flags may be displayed on national and state holidays as well as Flag Day, weather permitting.
B. 
The following days are appropriate:
Patriot's Day
Third Monday in April
Memorial Day
Last Monday in May
Flag Day
June 14
Independence Day
July 4
Labor Day
First Monday in September
Veteran's Day
November 11
C. 
The flags should not be displayed on days when the weather is inclement. This decision is left to the Troop Committee Chairman's discretion.

§ 222-3 Display for nonpatriotic functions.

Display for nonpatriotic functions is nonconforming, and any such request must be in writing to the Board and approved by all members.

§ 222-4 Care of flags and holders.

Troop 3 and Troop 1, Boy Scouts of America, have been given the responsibility for the care and maintenance of the flags and the holders for Main Street, Groton and for West Main Street, West Groton, respectively, for which the Board is grateful.