Governor Deval Patrick plans to publicly address controversial issues plaguing the state’s Department of Children and Families, which has been under scrutiny since Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy under state care, went missing. He is now feared dead.
Early Monday morning, Patrick is scheduled to meet with the Child Welfare League of America, which will complete an independent review of the agency, before his public address. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Information from the State House News Service contributed to this report.Jaclyn Reiss can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.