Will be listening to residents at Sweet Peach at 2 p.m.
Dave Rogers will be holding his first office hours in Belmont as State Representative today, Saturday, Jan. 19, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sweet Peach Diner (Back Room), 628 Trapelo Rd. The Cambridge resident who won the general election in November to represent the 24th Middlesex District – the "ABC" district comprising Belmont and precincts in Cambridge and Arlington – in the state's House of Representatives filed his first bill on Friday, Jan. 18, allowing the state to transfer the former Belmont incinerator site to the town. Rogers will listen to constituent concerns and answer questions on legislative issues. Rogers' next scheduled "office hours" will be on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Beech Street Center.
Dave Rogers' mother and his family and friends attend State House ceremony.
During his campaign for state representative, Dave Rogers told of his family's experience relying on government assistance – social security survivors benefits – after his father suddenly died when Rogers was 12 years old, praising his mother, Maxine Fitzgerald Rogers, for keeping the family together to where all the children were able to attend college. So it was appropriate that when Rogers was sworn in the State House as the representative for the 24th Middlesex District (the "ABC" District comprising Belmont and sections of Arlington and Cambridge) in the Massachusetts House on Wednesday, Jan. 2, Ms. Rogers, along with his siblings and nephew and niece were in attendance. "It was particularly poignant for me to have my Mom in …