Williams Men's Basketball Improves to 5-0

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DELHI, N.Y. -- Cole Prowitt-Smith scored 24 points Sunday to lead the Williams College men's basketball team to a 74-67 win over SUNY-Delhi.
 
Nate Karren had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Dalton's Brandon Roughley scored four for Williams (5-0), which hosts Worcester State on Thursday.
 
Men's Hockey
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Oswego State answered an early Williams goal with three straight to earn a 3-1 win and a weekend sweep.
 
Jacob Monroe scored in the seventh minute for Wiliams, which got 29 saves from Cole Sandquist.
 
Williams (2-2) continues a six-game homestand against Conn College on Friday.
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Williamstown Releases Findings of Investigations into Police Department

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires Staff
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — A pair of concurrent investigations into the Williamstown Police Department found "credible testimony about … racially charged incidents in the Department" but raise issues about the credibility of the self-described whistle-blower who brought those incidents to light.
 
In the aftermath of the August 2020 release of a federal discrimination lawsuit against the town by then-Sgt. Scott McGowan, the Select Board promised to order an independent investigation into what the lawsuit characterized as "an atmosphere in which racial harassment and hostility to persons of color are tolerated and perpetrated at the highest level" and "a blind eye to sexual assault and sex discrimination" at in the department.
 
On Aug. 10 of last year, Boston attorney Judy A. Levenson submitted the results of her probe that began in February. Four days earlier, on Aug. 6, private investigator Paul J. L'Italien gave the town the results of his five-month investigation into McGowan after the sergeant was the subject of a March 1, 2021, letter of no confidence signed by full-time members of the police force.
 
Levenson had asked Pembroke's L'Italien, a licensed PI and retired law enforcement officer with more than 27 years of experience, to look into the allegations against McGowan in the letter of no confidence.
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