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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News

Severe Thunderstorms, Chance of Tornadoes in Massachusetts Today

The Boston area could see some intense weather, the National Weather Service says.

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The Arlington Bear Has Been Safely Rescued after a Post-Bruins Victory Stroll

It was spotted roaming through the Boston suburb the morning after the Bruins’ big win.

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The Cambridge City Council Wants to Remove the State Flag from its Chamber

Arts & Entertainment

An Alternative to Boston Calling Is Brewing in Dorchester: "Boston Answering"

It’s a local response to the festival, led by a Boston hip hop artist.

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A Worcester Baseball Team’s Billboard Declares "The Clap Is Back!"

A roadside ad for the Worcester Bravehearts raises some questions.

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The New Magic Number for Fixing the MBTA? $10 Billion

That’s the latest estimate for getting the T to a "state of good repair."

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Marty Walsh Is Not on Board with Encore’s Plans for a 4 a.m. Liquor License

He’s urging the state gaming commission to pump the brakes.

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Trump Says He’s the Reason the Red Sox Are Good Now

He says the fraught visit to the White House was a good luck charm.

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On its 350th Birthday, 10 Things You Didn’t Know about Boston’s Old South Church

Including a Salem Witch Trials apology, the most expensive book ever sold, and "The Leaning Tower of Boston."

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The Encore Boston Harbor Will Open When It Opens, I Guess

Looks like it might not be up and running by June 23.

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Coming Soon: An Encore Boston Harbor Ferry

It’ll offer $7 trips across the water to the casino.

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The White House Apparently Can’t Spell "Red Sox"

It welcomed the "Red Socks" to celebrate the "2018 World Cup Series Champions" on Thursday.

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Someone Caught Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Taking a Trip to Vegas

A constituent who happened to be at the same hotel snapped a shirtless pic of him playing cards by the pool.

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Robert Kraft’s Lawyers Are Accused of Lying in Court

Prosecutors say attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck presented "evidence they knew to be false."

Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Calling 2019 Set Times Are Here

Looks like you’ll have to make some tough choices this year.