Matt Knickerbocker has presided over his final Bethel Board of Selectmen meeting as First Selectmen. He resigned this week to become Wilton’s first town administrator. Knickerbocker held the elected position for 13 years. He thanked the residents for building a sense of community and of pride. Rich Straiton has been elevated from Selectman to lead the town until a special election, most likely be held in early 2023.