Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Spencer Buell is a staff writer for Boston, covering news, politics, technology, the T, legal weed, french fries, bears, Brady, and beer. He used to be a news reporter for Metro Boston and the Arlington Advocate.

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A Maple Syrup Spill Slowed Traffic in Vermont

Who wants pancakes?

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The Anti-Trump #AGoodGame Campaign Raised $20,000

The Pats won. So did a bunch of nonprofits.

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Neil Gorsuch’s Harvard Story Isn’t Adding Up

Almost no one can remember him actually volunteering.

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Tom Brady and His Fifth Ring Star in a New Ad

#ROGERTHAT.

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Us. vs. Them

It’s no secret the Bay State is expensive. So how, exactly, do we stack up against the rest of the country?

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Worth the Splurge?

These everyday indulgences are guaranteed to make life a little easier—that is, if you can afford them.

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Boston’s Billionaires Club

They’re rich. They’re powerful. And combined, they’re worth more than the GDP of a small country. These are our area’s highest-net-worth tycoons.

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Baker Is Trying to Reason with Donald Trump

He sent his thoughts to Washington.

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A Fundraiser Aims to Make the Super Bowl #AGoodGame in Spite of Trump

A comedian has pledged to donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund every time the Pats score.

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Boston’s Science March Is Happening on Earth Day

Expect to hear more from scientists than from politicians.

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The Orange Line Mockup Is Here

It’s being inspected as we speak.

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Hillary Clinton Will Speak at Wellesley Graduation

She returns for her third commencement speech there in 2017.

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Maura Healey Is Suing the President Again

Her office is challenging the executive order on immigration.

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Grievances Were Aired at a Meeting about the Helipad

Neighbors and Tito Jackson railed against a planned Seaport helipad last night.

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The Boston Subway Documentary Airs Tonight

‘The Race Underground’ takes you back to the origin of the MBTA.