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2018 Spring Newsletter and Survey

The Spring 2018 Newsletter has been posted to the site.  Highlights of this issue include information for post-retirement work in the public sector, survivor benefit options for active members, and a social security update. In our retiree spotlight, we feature retired Chelmsford Police Lt. Gail Beaudoin.

Please take a moment to complete a brief survey about our newsletter.  All participants will be entered into a drawing to win a pair of Boston Red Sox tickets donated by one of our members.  For a chance to see the Boston Red Sox take on the Miami Marlins on August 28th, please click here and complete the survey.  All entries received by Tuesday, August 7th will be entered into the drawing.

Pension Education Series: Understanding Your Public Pension and Social Security

The Middlesex County Retirement Board is pleased to present to members of the MCRS and their families our popular seminar on public employee retirement benefits and the basics of Social Security, including up to date information on how the “Windfall Elimination Provision” and “Government Pension Offset” impacts those benefits.

This session is important for your financial planning, whether you are a new member, a vested mid-career member, or nearing retirement. Topics include the retirement benefit calculation formula, health insurance, taxes, working after retirement, cost-of-living adjustments and how your retirement benefits interact with Social Security.  By attending this seminar you will learn more about one of your most valuable assets. We look forward to having you join us.



Ashland Senior Center

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Ayer Town Hall

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Hudson Town Hall

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Chelmsford Senior Center

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Welcome to Middlesex County Retirement System

The Middlesex County Retirement Board is pleased to provide our active and retired members, their families, and the public information about the Middlesex County Retirement System.

The website can be used as a helpful retirement planning tool, as a reliable source of important explanations of the public employee retirement law, and as a way to report current news about the retirement system.