Karpowicz Leads Williams Men's Basketball to Season-Opening Win

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Matt Karpowicz scored a team-high 14 points and grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds to lead the Williams men's basketball team to a season-opening 70-51 win over Worcester State on Friday night.
Jovan Jones scored 13 points and passed out three assists, and Henry Feinberg and Spencer Spivy scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Tyler Dion scored a game-high 18, and Cal Howes had 20 rebounds and 13 points for Worcester State (1-2).
Williams Saturday plays the winner of Friday's late game between SUNY Polytechnic and Colby-Sawyer.
Women's Hockey
WATERVILLE, Maine -- Lexi Cafiero scored in the final minute of regulation to give Colby a 2-1 win over Williams.
Maddie Trixscored with an assist from Meaghan Halloran in the second period for the Ephs (0-1). Colby scored midway through the second to tie it.
Chloe Heiting made 34 saves for Williams, which plays Colby again on Saturday afternoon.
Men's Hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Williams scored three times in the second period to erase a erase a one-goal deficit en route to a 4-1 win over Colby in Friday's season opener.
Aaron Pinto tied it, and Nick Altmann scored the game-winner early in the second.
Jack Forrest and Tyler Scott each had a pair of assists, and Cosimo Lazzarino made 20 saves to earn the win in goal.
Williams hosts Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.
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Photech Mill Housing Project Could Break Ground in Spring

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires Staff

Elton Ogden of Berkshire Housing addresses the Select Board on Monday evening.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The former Photech mill building on Cole Avenue could be used for housing as early as summer 2021.
On Monday, the Select Board heard from the president and CEO of Berkshire Housing Development Corp., who said the Pittsfield-based non-profit was close to finalizing funding for the $16 million project that will utilize the existing mill building and build townhouses at 330 Cole Ave., creating 41 units of affordable housing.
"Last week, we had a call with the state folks who are behind tax credits and soft debt, and we mutually agreed to try to close the deal in February or March," Elton Ogden said. "That aligns with the construction season. We have a little bit more asbestos abatement to be done … and we would anticipate about a 14-month construction schedule, which, again, would line up nicely.
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