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The foster care crisis in Massachusetts: common sense solutions, not ideology, are needed

An investigation by the Boston Globe’s Kay Lazar has drawn public attention to the foster care placement crisis in Massachusetts. The opioid epidemic has led to a spike in the demand for foster homes, but the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) has been unable to recruit and retain enough foster parents. 1,104 more words

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Ottawa mayor 'optimistic' city will get federal cash for strained emergency shelters

After working the phones and speaking with several top officials in the federal Liberal government, Mayor Jim Watson said on Monday he feels “optimistic” the… 813 more words