Foster Child Taken From Only Family She's Known as Thousands Linger in System
There are more than 3,000 children in the custody of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families who have been in the system for two years or longer — difficult cases that must balance parental rights with what’s in the best interest of children. The NBC10 Boston Investigators looked into the troubling case of a foster child we’ll call Rose….
Signs of Horrific Abuse Allegedly Ignored for Years at State-Licensed Foster Home
Attorney Sam Perkins, who represents four of the survivors who lived with the Ray and Sue Blouin in the 1990s and early 2000s, described just some of the horror he says foster children allegedly suffered inside the state licensed foster home of the Oxford couple decades ago.
Civil Suit Highlights Horrific Allegations of Abuse, Torture By Mass. Foster Parents Ray and Sue Blouin
Attorney Sam Perkins described some of the horror he says foster children allegedly suffered inside the state licensed foster home of Ray and Sue Blouin in Oxford decades ago. He represents four of the survivors who lived with the Blouins in the 1990’s and early 2000’s
NBC10 Boston Investigators: Lawmaker Proposes More Oversight Before DCF Can Take Kids in the Middle of the Night
Rep. Joan Meschino is proposing legislation that would require DCF workers to get them to sign off before emergency removals are made during hours when courthouses are closed. The change would mean such a serious decision would not fall on one person or agency’s shoulders.
The Politics of Harmony Montgomery: How the System Failed in Two States
As news of Harmony Montgomery‘s disappearance traveled throughout New England, many looked at the top elected leaders in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for answers to how the system could’ve failed so badly in both states. Governors Chris Sununu and Charlie Baker have had a long and friendly relationship. So it was noteworthy when Sununu sent a scathing letter to...