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Jeremiah Oliver. (Facebook)

Jeremiah Oliver’s Funeral Set For Saturday

Visiting hours followed by funeral services for Jeremiah Oliver are scheduled for the Rollstone Congregational Church on Saturday.

04/30/2014

Olga Roche. (WBZ-TV)

Embattled DCF Commissioner Olga Roche Resigns

The embattled commissioner of the Department of Children and Families resigned Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick speaks to reporters, April 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: ‘I’ve Seen Witch Hunts, This Was No Witch Hunt’

For the governor to repeatedly site some sort of “witch hunt” as the real source of the problem here is really outrageous.

04/29/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Plenty Of Layers In DCF Failures

How many layers of failure are involved in the appalling state of affairs at the Department of Children and Families?

04/29/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: What Should Be Done To Fix DCF?

A growing number of lawmakers are calling on the head of the Department of Children and Families to step down after the sudden deaths of two babies who were under DCF supervision.

“Quite frankly, I’m angered to see this continuing to happen,” said Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. “It shows to me complete mismanagement on behalf of DCF. We have to take strong action.”

04/29/2014

Olga Roche (WBZ-TV)

DeLeo, Murray Want DCF Head Olga Roche To Resign

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.

04/28/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Lawmakers To Push For Unprecedented Oversight Of DCF

The chair of the House committee that’s been investigating the DCF disclosed a series of steps the House will take up in its budget debate next week to tighten the agency’s procedures.

04/25/2014

Jeremiah Oliver. (Facebook)

Jeremiah Oliver Funeral Delayed For Defense Examination

The funeral of a 5-year-old Massachusetts boy found dead last week after being missing for months is being delayed so pathologists for the defense can examine the body.

04/24/2014

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State Social Workers Demand Easing Of Caseload

State Department of Children and Families employees are stepping up demands for state officials to take action to reduce social worker caseload.

04/22/2014

Jeremiah Oliver. (Worcester County DA)

Father Plans Funeral For Jeremiah Oliver

The father of a missing boy whose body was found off I-190 in Sterling said he plans to return from Connecticut to make funeral arrangements.

04/20/2014

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