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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Charlestown Fire Rages in Freezing Temperatures

Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in single-digit temperatures.

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One Worker Is Dead After Being Trapped in a Braintree Water Tank

Another was rescued.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook Roasting Went ‘Too Far,’ She Says

She deleted the much-talked-about post on Wednesday.

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Massachusetts Police Told to Look Out for Pot-Selling Funny Business

An advisory points to ‘sham transactions.’

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Marijuana Will Definitely, Certainly, for Sure Be Legal Tomorrow

The Governor’s Council’s OK means it’s legal at dawn.

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Massachusetts Pastors Are Dropping Transgender Bill Lawsuit

They are pleased with an exemption from the anti-discrimination law.

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Elizabeth Warren Roasted a Supporter on Facebook

Is this a Warren burn gone wrong?

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Lawmakers Are Open to Doubling the Fine for Smoking Pot in Public

Including Stan Rosenberg.

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The MBTA Will Replace the Entire Red Line

The T is increasing its order for new train cars.

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Amherst’s Cross Country Team Wrote Gross Things About Women, Too.

And now, just like at Harvard, they’ve been benched.

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Charlie Baker’s Team Is Open to a Tax for Drivers ‘Down the Road’

Emails via the Republican suggest some flexibility.

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Marijuana Will Be Legal on December 15 After All

Smoke ’em if you got ’em, legally, next week.

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Drone Smashes into New Hampshire Wedding Guests’ Faces

Two women are suing the groom.

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Tiffany Trump Might Go to Harvard

She toured the law school on Tuesday.

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Firefighter Reunites Cambridge Woman with Her Cats in Viral Video

She hopes the footage helps raise money for neighbors.