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.
Legal adult-use marijuana sales resumed on Memorial Day, but it’ll be a while before the industry is back to normal.
It’s a dystopian, disturbing, and entirely plausible vision of the fate awaiting the beloved venue.
On the front lines of the state’s closely watched program, a small army of people are making difficult phone calls every day.
Boston Children’s doctors expect to treat many more young patients with a mysterious COVID-related illness.
The tradition will not go on as planned, but the Boston Pops has a backup performance for the big day: A “Salute to Our Heroes.”
Sure, cool, great!
The industry says a state-run PPP program would be a sorely needed lifeline.
From a distance, Boston’s healthcare workers are treated like superheroes. Up close, it’s often a different story.
A new effort is underway to more accurately count the state’s cases.
An updated fare system will cost $200 million more than anticipated.
From Zoom meetings with baby animals to celebratory scenes at hospitals, there’s plenty of good out there.
Before we get back to something like normal city life, now is the time to do some transit rethinking.
Gov. Charlie Baker just made the long-awaited announcement.