Saying good-bye to Bettye Tom Thurkettle, head of Wilton\u2019s Department of Public Works, left, and Sarah Taffel, the town\u2019s human resources director, right, were among those bidding farewell to Wilton\u2019s long-time town clerk, Bettye Ragognetti at her retirement party July 31, at the Red Barn in Westport. Next to Ms. Ragognetti is her husband, John Ragognetti. Ms. Ragognetti retired Aug. 1 after 14 years as town clerk. She had served the town a total of 23 years. Her replacement has not yet been named.