A new report say workers for the state’s child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions.
Erin Deveney was named to the post Tuesday by state Transportation Department Secretary Stephanie Pollack.
Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag.
A child welfare specialist who led an outside examination of the embattled state Department of Children and Families has been named by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker to lead the agency.
Attorney General Martha Coakley is furious about the attack ad accusing her of enabling DCF incompetence.
Documents show a number of police calls to 23 St. Paul Street since 2000 where four children were found living in filth and neglect with the remains of three infants.
The Connecticut teenager was at the center of a custody battle with Massachusetts officials over conflicting medical diagnoses.
A Centerville Elementary School teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of bullying a special needs student.
The family of a Connecticut teenager at the center of a custody dispute with the state of Massachusetts has posted a video showing the teen pleading for the judge to let her go home.
An independent group that examined the state Department of Children and Families says the agency should not be held responsible for the death of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.