New Britain Lawmakers and Local VFW’s Collecting Weathered U.S. Flags for Retirement

Posted on June 21, 2019 by jpheasant


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NEW BRITAIN – State Representative William A. Petit Jr., (R-22) and State Senator Gennaro Bizzarro (R-6) in cooperation with the VFW Post 511 of New Britain and VFW Post 10732 of Berlin encourage residents to retire their worn American flags at three drop-off locations.

Flags will be collected until Sunday, June 30th.

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New Britain City Hall
27 W Main Street, New Britain

(Open Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

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Town of Farmington Town Hall
1 Monteith Dr., Farmington

(Open Daily: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

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Berlin Town Hall
240 Kensington Rd., Berlin

(Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
(Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
(Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

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The U.S. Flag Code specifies that old American flags no longer in service must be properly disposed.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Rep. Petit at William.Petit@housegop.ct.gov, or by calling his State Capitol office at (860) 842-1423.