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Billerica, Massachusetts (U.S.)

Middlesex County

Last modified: 2016-07-27 by rick wyatt
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[Flag of Billerica, Massachusetts] image from www.state.ma.us/bsb/images/Billerica.jpg



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Description of the flag

A blue-white-blue vertical tribar (white band somewhat wider) with a blue shield on the white band, bearing a large leafless tree overlain by a map of the town in white, which in turn is overlain by a blue scroll, and that is overlain by an illustration of a church and spire. The town name is on a ribbon below. Billerica is in Middlesex County.

From the town website:

The Town of Billerica is located 20 miles northwest of Boston and borders Lowell to the south. Incorporated in 1655, the town remained predominately agricultural until the mid-nineteenth century when a major mill complex was sited on the Concord River in North Billerica. Currently Billerica has close to 40,000 residents. The town is within minutes of Routes 3 and 495. The town has bus and train service provided by the Lowell Regional Transit Authority and the MBTA at North Billerica. The remnants of the historic Middlesex Canal, an outmoded mode of transport, traverse the town north to south. Two rivers pass through town. The Concord River is a major regional water feature while the Shawsheen River rambles through the southerly part of town.
Dov Gutterman, 29 November 2002


Police department

[Flag of Billerica Police, Massachusetts] image by Randy Young, 3 August 2014

The Billerica Police Department's website has photos of the department's flag being carried in several local ceremonies, particularly the annual Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony (police.billericaps.com/index.php/memorial_2014-2/).

Based on the photographs, the Billerica Police Department flag features the department's light blue shield-shaped logo displayed on a slightly darker blue field.

Randy Young, 3 August 2014