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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This Van in Cambridge Is Full of Bees, but Don’t Worry: It’s Fine

A beekeeper explains what’s going on in an, ahem, buzzy video.

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When Will People Learn You Can’t Fly Drones near Logan Airport?

Another sighting was reported on Monday.

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MIT and Harvard Add to Their Nobel Collections

One of the awarded researchers, Esther Duflo, is the youngest recipient ever for an economics Nobel.

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Elizabeth Warren Lets Loose with a Gay Marriage Zinger

Roasted.

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Boston College Police Are Searching for a Peeping Tom

He was reportedly spotted wandering the campus on Sunday night.

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TD Garden Is Rethinking Its Cramped New Seats after All the Complaints

"We recognize there are some areas of concern."

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The First Brand New Red Line Trains Have Arrived in Boston

They touched down in Southie on Tuesday.

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Police Say "No Criminal Activity Occurred" in the Enes Kanter Mosque Incident

Kanter was confronted by Erdogan supporters outside a Cambridge mosque last week.

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A US Marine Is a Possible Suspect in the Death of Emerson Student Daniel Hollis

The Marines "are deeply saddened to learn" of the incident.

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Michelle Wu Wants to Take a Wrecking Ball to the BPDA

She’s got a plan that would completely change Boston’s development process.

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Will There Be Another Operation Clean Sweep?

Boston officials say the new Mass and Cass 2.0 plan is a kinder, gentler crackdown.

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Turns Out Elizabeth Warren Is, in Fact, a Cougar

Here’s how she responded to a bonkers accusation from a right-wing provocateur today.

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The Emerson Student Gravely Injured in a Fight in Allston Has Died

Daniel Hollis’ family says the sophomore lacrosse player’s "journey ended" Wednesday night.

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And the Richest People in Massachusetts in 2019 Are....

Forbes’ list of the most caked up locals has some familiar faces.

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Billy Bragg Will Headline the "Largest Rally" Yet for Striking Battery Wharf Hotel Workers

The English folk singer is in town for a series of sold out shows at the Sinclair.