BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Saturday the state will remain vigilant in the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.
“Our hearts go out to the people of Paris after a horrendous night of sheer terror and senseless violence that tragically took the lives of innocent people,” Baker said. “Lauren and I continue to keep the victims and their loved ones in our thoughts and prayers.”READ MORE: Giant Pothole Damages 20 To 30 Cars On Route 1 South In Lynnfield
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The French flag will be raised in City Hall Plaza on Saturday morning.
Following the Friday night attacks, security was increased at the Massachusetts State House and Logan Airport.READ MORE: 3 Million Boppy Loungers Recalled After At Least 8 Infant Deaths
Boston Police also sent resources to the French Consulate in the city.
In his Saturday statement, Baker reiterated that there has been no specific threat to Massachusetts, but that officials plan to be vigilant.MORE NEWS: Rachael Rollins' US Attorney Nomination Held Up By Republican Senator
“Here at home, the State Police and our homeland security team remain vigilant and will closely monitor all activity in the Commonwealth,” Baker said. “While there has been no credible threat to our state law enforcement teams will remain in constant contact with federal and local officials to ensure the safety and security of our citizens.”