Former State Representative and Cape Verdean News Publisher Tom Lopes Dies
Former New Bedford state representative and publisher of the Cape Verdean News Tom Lopes has passed away.
Lopes had been ill for some time, and wrapped up publication of the Cape Verdean News several months ago.
Lopes served two terms as a state rep. from 1975 to 1978.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
Tom Lopes was 70 years old.