Spencer Buell'S latest stories

"Good Samaritan" Saved Five People from a Burning Boat Off Martha's Vineyard

No one was injured.

Bill Belichick Has a Bad Shirt

His "life is great" shirt is a problem.

Another Win for Teenaged Sleuths

Boston high schoolers found out the TD Garden may owe us, big.

The Canadian Who Died Saving a Whale Will Be Missed by the Aquarium

The late Joe Howlett was a collaborator with Boston researchers.

Everything Was Underwater Last Night

Flooding drenched roads and T stops and made for perfect street-surfing conditions.

Harvard Might Go Nuclear on Social Groups

After a drawn-out debate, the college may ban membership in final clubs and Greek life altogether.

People Had to Walk Through a Green Line Tunnel after a Power Outage

Hours later, regular service resumed.

Local Protesters Are Making Noise, Getting Arrested in D.C.

Hate the Senate health bill? Maybe you should, too.

An Iranian Cancer Researcher Has Been Turned Away at Logan Airport

He was headed to Boston Children's Hospital.

A North End Chimney Fell on a Woman in a Hammock

She was seriously injured.