This Letter to the Editor ran in the Oct. 1 issue of the Waltham News Tribune.
TO THE EDITOR:
I am looking to submit this letter to the editor to voice my opinion about Commissioner of Building William Forte. As a Waltham resident for a long time, I have seen lots of progress in the City of Waltham, from a deserted downtown to a popular downtown. This city has moved into a category of a City of Choice, published in Boston Magazine and other publications.
With progress comes building and remodeling. The Commissioner has made it very tough and most cases nearly impossible for builders, businesses, etc., that are residents in most cases, and that pay into the city coffers to comply under his thumb. It forces them out of businesses in certain cases, hiring attorneys to defend their interest, and costing them time and money. Let’s remember what runs