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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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Something Happened to the MBTA’s Twitter Handle

Update: Regular service at @MBTA has resumed.

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Boston Students Plan Walkout to Protest Donald Trump

They’re leaving school at 1 p.m.

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Lawrence Beheading Suspect Held Without Bail

The 15-year-old allegedly told a friend he ‘did something bad.’

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City Hall Plaza’s Winter Makeover Delayed Due to Warmth


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Beheaded Teenager Found in Lawrence

Search for answers continues for a city in shock.

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The Hampshire College American Flag Is Back

The school raised a flag in its courtyard again this morning.

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You’ll Have to Drive 25 mph in Boston Next Year

Drive slower, kill fewer pedestrians, the city says.

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Sarah Palin Might Get Scott Brown’s VA Job

She’s also being considered for the Trump White House post.

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Steve Bannon Isn’t Coming to Harvard Anymore

He cancelled his trip to a post-election conference.

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MIT Profs Oppose Trump Picks, Stand Up for Science in Letter

‘Science is not a special interest; it is not optional.’

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There Could Be More Delays to Legal Marijuana

The December 15 start date could be pushed back.

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Donald Trump Wants to Jail Hampshire College Students

He mused about ‘consequences’ for people who burn the American flag.

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Uber and Lyft Will Start Background Checks Early

Mass. drivers will start new screenings after the new year.

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Mitt Romney Is Headed to Trump Tower

He still wants to be Secretary of State.

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Pay Raises Are Coming to the Massachusetts State House

A $1.3 million bump is on the way for House staffers.