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.


The Taxi Industry Is Taking Massachusetts to Court

It’s the latest challenge to Uber, Lyft regulations.


A BU Student Is Missing in NYC

Zac Camhi was last seen September 18.

Arts & Entertainment

Don’t Miss the First-Ever Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race

It’s a land-and-sea competition like no other.


UPS Successfully Tests Delivery-by-Drone in Massachusetts

They transported an inhaler to a remote island.


Gun Advocates Take Maura Healey to Court

They call her ’copycat’ weapons ban unconstitutional.


A Rare Shutdown on Route 128 Is Coming

Prepare for traffic, friends.


Dog Struck by Commuter Rail Train Rescued, Named ’Charlie’

The pup needs a new home.


David Ortiz Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before

Unless you’ve seen him made out of 10,000 donuts.


Video Shows Lawrence Mom Overdosing in the Toy Aisle

As her two-year-old daughter watches.


’Landlord from Hell’ Still Has to Take Islam Class

The SJC ruled against her today.


PBS’ Rick Steves to Support Legalization in Mass.

He will offer the ’European perspective’ on pot.


SJC Ruling Cites Racial Profiling at Boston Police Department

The court said black residents may have reason to run from cops.


BPD: Officer in Viral Video Did Not Use Excessive Force

Evans: The man in the video wasn’t tackled. He tripped.


Want to See a ’Corpse Flower’ Bloom?

Now is your chance.


State Trooper Saves Stray Cat from the Callahan Tunnel

The cat, now named ’Callahan,’ will survive.