Opinion: If You Want Change, VOTE for a change!
It's been a few weeks since the Preliminary Municipal Election and the results could be a precursor of things to come in November. Though turnout was low in Ward 5 and even lower in Ward 8 (which is no surprise), three candidates familiar to Waltham voters were eliminated. There will be new faces sitting in the Council seats for Wards 5 and 8. In Ward 1, however, incumbent Councilor Dan Romard's two challengers staged robust campaigns which brought out almost 22% of Ward 1 registered voters. Two years ago incumbent Ward Councilors faced no opposition. This year 8 out of the 9 Ward Coun