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January 1, 2014

'I leave with no regrets'

Kezer ends his run as Amesbury's longest-serving mayor


“I am leaving all my options open,” Kezer said. “All I’ve said is that my next position, the criteria that I’ve set, is that the position doesn’t currently exist, I want to create my next position, that it has a footprint bigger than a single municipality, and it’s going to make a lot more money than I make here.”

No matter what happens, Kezer said he is committed to keeping his home in Amesbury and isn’t planning on moving anywhere. He will still be active in the community, primarily as an involved parent interested in the success of the schools and in the success of the community as a whole.

He added that as he leaves office, he wishes the community well and is walking away with his head held high as he moves on to the next phase of his life.

“I leave with no regrets and proud of the accomplishments we’ve made,” Kezer said. “I’m off to my next adventure, whatever that may be. All I know is it will be for the public good in some fashion, and it will be an adventure.”

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