Tracy Antonelli and Patrick Mooty.

Local Family Stuck In China After Security Scare At Consulate

A local family traveled to China to get their adopted daughter. They are now stuck because the Consulate is in lockdown.


Ginger and Jamie Carpentier. (Photo Courtesy: ERIN PLACE/Nashua Telegraph)

Nashua Man Reunites With His Dog After A Decade Apart

There are times in life where happy endings seem to write themselves. Thanks to a late night whim by Jamie Carpentier of Nashua, New Hampshire, this is one of those times.


One of the Shar Pei dogs rescued from a hoarding house in Braintree. (Credit: MSPCA)

13 Shar Pei Dogs Rescued From ‘Hoarding House’ Available For Adoption

Eighteen Shar Pei dogs were taken from a hoarding house in Braintree and are now up for adoption at the MSPCA.


In this file photo from 2008, Italy's Premier Silvio Berlusconi is arm-in-arm with Russia's President Vladmir Putin. (credit: AP/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

Proposed Ban Would Stop Adoptions Of Russian Children By Americans

U.S.-based advocates of international adoption, who have grown accustomed to discouraging news in recent years, have a new cause for dismay: a bill moving through Russia’s parliament that would bar Americans from adopting Russian children.


Judy Cockerton

Easthampton Woman Awarded With Purpose Prize For Foster Care Work

An Eastampton woman received quite a big honor for her work in completely re-imagining foster care.


14-year-old Nicole

Wednesday’s Child: 14-Year-Old Nicole

In her spare time, 14-year-old Nicole enjoys movies, video games and cooking. She loves to sing and dance and would like to become a singer one day.


Patrick is this week's Wednesday's Child. (Photo credit: MARE)

Wednesday’s Child: 14-Year-Old Patrick

Patrick is a sweet and lovable 14-year-old Caucasian boy who makes connections with others. He is sought after by friends to join in a game or to create one of his own. Patrick is always willing to include others and shares his belongings willingly.


15-year-old Cassy is looking for a home. (Photo Credit: MARE)

Wednesday’s Child: 15-Year-Old Casondra

Casondra, who also goes by Cassy, is a resilient 15-year-old African-American teen who is legally freed for adoption.



Wednesday’s Child: 16-Year-Old Jorge

Jorge who goes by “George” is an inquisitive, intelligent 16-year-old boy of Latino descent.


Blackie is up for adoption in Methuen. (Photo from MSPCA)

Dog Who Survived Fall From Apartment Is Up For Adoption

A six month old dog named Blackie beat the odds, but now he needs a home.





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