Joseph Lopes

City councilors express frustration with new flood maps
City councilors expressed their frustration with impending changes to New Bedford's FEMA flood map. The council's Ordinance Committee sent the changes to the full council without a recommendation. Council President Joseph Lopes, whose South End district could be heavily affected, said he is working with the mayor's office to appeal some of the changes...
Joseph Lopes Unanimous Choice As City Council President
Joseph Lopes Unanimous Choice As City Council President
The New Bedford City Council has unanimously elected Ward Six Councilor Joseph Lopes as the new Council Presdient for 2014. In his acceptance speech, Lopes said he was honored to be chosen as president..... Lopes recognizes the importance of education in the city and hopes the Council can work together with the Superintendent and School Committee moving forward. ...