Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine


Suffolk DA Dan Conley Is Leaving Office after 16 Years

He will not seek re-election this year.


This Beautifully Warm Day in Boston Just Broke a Record

And more mild weather is on the way.


Partners Healthcare Is Laying Off 100 Coders

The state’s largest employer will cut costs by sending jobs overseas.


Mitt Romney and Donald Trump Are Cool Now

He accepted an endorsement from the president in his Utah Senate race.

Arts & Entertainment

Kyrie Irving Discussed the Flat Earth on Kimmel Last Night

His answers to Kimmel’s questions left a lot to be desired.

Mitt Romney

Yes, Mitt Romney Is Running for Senate

Surprise, surprise.

Arts & Entertainment

The Year of the 3D-Printed Rooster Is Over

The ambitious 2,000-rooster art project was a success, the artist says.


Tom Ashbrook of On Point Is Out at WBUR after a Harassment Investigation

The station found evidence of "consistent bullying."


Elizabeth Warren Took on the Native American Issue in a Surprise Speech

"I never used my family tree to get a break or get ahead," she said.


Now There’s a Lawsuit Over the L.L. Bean Return Policy

An Illinois man called the decision to end it "deceptive and unfair."

Boston Herald

The Boston Herald May Have Its New Owner: Digital First Media

The Denver-based company put in a winning bid of $11.9 million.


Report: The White Powder Sent to Donald Trump Jr. Came from Boston

The powder was deemed harmless.

Arts & Entertainment

A SMILF Controversy in Boston Escalated Quickly

A city councilor’s stance on a show about a Southie mom drew backlash from Hollywood.


A Juicy Tom Brady Story Was a Hoax

The Herald has suspended Ron Borges’ column over the mishap.


L.L. Bean’s Legendary Return Policy Is Dead

The company says abuse of its generosity was getting out of hand.