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Mass. Child Advocates Want To Screen Every Public School Student For Substance Use

July 16, 2015

Some advocates for children in Massachusetts are suggesting another way to help stem the opioid epidemic: Beginning with a survey, screen every public school student for substance use….[MORE]

The Debate Over Spanking In Massachusetts

July 6, 2015

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, in a ruling at the end of last month, said that parents in Massachusetts may not be criminally liable for using force as discipline, as long as that force is “reasonable” and “related to the purpose of safeguarding the welfare” of the child…[MORE]

Kelly Olynyk hangs out with youths at Canobie Lake

July 6, 2015

Boston Celtic Kelly Olynyk was a character during his visit to Canobie Lake Park on Thursday. He hosted 30 kids at the park with Stephen Pagliuca, co-owner of the Boston Celtics and Shamrock Foundation president, and Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children president Mary McGeown…[MORE]

Proper Bostonians

May 2015

Photos from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s annual fundraising dinner, Together Against Abuse…[MORE]

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