The Spring 2019 Newsletter has been posted to the site. Highlights of this issue include: understanding PTSD and its impact on first responders and how retirees’ pension benefits make an impact in the local economy. The Board recently voted to increase the retiree COLA base and presents a COLA history from 1999 – present. Getting ready to retire? Read about our resources for estimating your benefits, how creditable services plays a role in your allowance, and important Social Security updates. We continue our pension education series with future stops in Wayland, Pepperell, Acton and Westford.