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A Request for Flag Etiquette… How do I hang the flag on my house?

Whether you display the flag of our country year-round or just in celebration on special days such as Memorial Day (last Monday in May ), Flag Day (June 14th), Independence Day (July 4th), Veterans Day (November 11th), we want to get it right! Here are a few highlights: Display of the American flag Behind a Speaker? Display horizontally behind and above the speaker’s head. Flat against a wall? Display horizontally or vertically with Canton at flags own right. (or to viewers left) In a window? Display vertically with Canton at flags own right. (or to outside viewers left) Displaying an American flag outside my House On a Pole attached to the wall?  Hang Flag at the top of a pole either horizontally or diagonally from the wall with any other flags below it on the same staff or another staff. On a horizontal rope from a building?  Hang flag vertical with the Canton farthest from the building.   Displaying an American flag on a Flagpole More than one flag on a pole? The US Flag should always fly above other flags and should be the same size or larger than the others. One flag each on many poles? The US …

Manchaug Pond Foundation Events

Cleanup of Manchaug Pond Watershed

Posted October 27, 2017   Let’s do it!  – A clean up event for a great cause and in beautiful weather and during autumn foliage season. Join the Manchaug Pond Foundation Board of Directors, members, and friends tomorrow morning, Saturday, October 28, 2017 in a fall clean-up event of the Manchaug Pond watershed. We’ll be out in force picking up the lake’s coves and shoreline, watershed roadsides, and public access boat ramp of litter and potential threats to water quality. Meet anytime from 9 AM to 12:00 Noon at the State Boat Ramp on Torrey Road in Sutton to team up with others, get gloves and garbage bags, and grab some refreshment and conversation. In cooperation with the Town of Sutton Highway Department and in continued support of a completed Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) S. 319 Non-point Source Pollution Grant, educational information on residential Low Impact Development (LID) techniques such as landscaping with buffer zones and rain gardens to limit runoff of fertilizer nutrients and pet and livestock wastes will be offered to participants as made possible by the water quality grant. As all live in a watershed, additional resources for educators, students, lake visitors and residents are …