Town hires new attorneys

Selectmen have voted to retain the legal counsel of Kopelman & Paige, a Boston law firm, and to add two other local attorneys to the town’s legal team. Anthony Savastano and Matthew Thomas, both of New Bedford, were hired as assistant town counsels. Kopelman & Paige was retained as the town’s lead counsel; the firm includes lawyers Jonathan Silverman, Lauren Goldberg, and David Jenkins.