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.

City Life

Harvard Food Service Workers Are on Strike

It’s the first in more than 30 years.

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The Peter Tosh Grammy Story Is Nuttier Than Ever

Somebody is hiding something.

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Contest Aims to Find Boston’s Best Driver

Compete for prizes using an app.

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Another DCR Official Just Resigned

Michael Crowley has stepped down.

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Officials Eye New Malden Stop on the Orange Line

Private funding would likely be necessary.

Arts & Entertainment

An Iranian Artist Will Paint the Next Greenway Wall Mural

Work begins on Friday.

City Life

A DCR Official Used Sirens to Beat Traffic

Matthew Sisk resigned on Friday.

City Life

Obama Hasn’t Forgotten What Martha Coakley Said About Fenway

He says so in an interview with New York magazine.

City Life

Boston Says Goodbye to Big Papi at Fenway

The Sox are retiring number 34.

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Will Boston’s ‘Corpse Flower’ Finally Bloom?

It could happen this weekend.

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Seafood Company Fined after Deadly Ammonia Leak

OSHA found 20 violations at South Boston’s Stavis Seafoods.

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David Ortiz’s Face Mowed into the Grass at Fenway Park

Lookin’ good, Big Papi.

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The David Ortiz Bridge? Why Not.

The state legislature is on it.

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Newton Students Talked to After Flying a Confederate Flag

The school is taking ‘appropriate action.’

City Life

Donald Trump and Dana-Farber: A Love Story

A new report analyzes Trump’s ‘donations’ to the institute.