Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

News

Coming Very Soon: Shiny New Green Line Trains

They could hit the tracks as soon as September.

Arts & Entertainment

Cardi B, Anthony Scaramucci Are Coming to Boston for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit

The lineup was announced today.

News

Marty Walsh Is Hitting the Road

He’s campaigning for Democrats in Ohio and Indiana this week.

News

New Kids on the Block Star Will Join Locked Out National Grid Workers

Joey McIntyre says he will support a union rally in Boston Wednesday.

News

An Extreme Storm Has Made Its Way to Boston

It brought strong winds and the threat of severe thunderstorms and flash floods.

Education

An Algorithm "Diminished Integration" at Boston Schools, a Report Found

The new system did not fix inequality in the city and reflects "a potentially troubling trend."

News

"Are You in One of the Affordable Units?"

A Harvard official is under fire after video of a neighborly dispute went viral.

Education

UMass Tuition Is Going Up Again

Its board approved an increase of 2.5 percent, or $351 on average.

News

A Slave Memorial Has Been Proposed for Faneuil Hall

It would recognize its namesake’s dark legacy of trading in slaves.

News

The Suspect in the Shooting of a Weymouth Police Officer Will Face a Judge

Emanuel Lopes, 20, is accused of killing Officer Michael C. Chesna and a bystander. He is slated to be arraigned Tuesday.

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News

NECCO Has Hit another Snag Involving an Apparent Rodent Problem

The troubled candy company’s trustee is suing over a $1 million payment.

News

A Martha’s Vineyard Bus Driver Was Fired after a Racist Comment

When a man asked why the bus passed him by, the driver quipped, "Because you are black."

News

A City Council Idea Could Slow the Starbucks-ification of Boston

It would force chains to get an extra permit, and face down possibly angry neighbors.

News

A Commuter Stuck Between a Red Line Train and Platform Has Been Rescued

The person was injured in an incident that caused rush hour delays.

Arts & Entertainment

Another Amtrak Flash Sale Offers Cheap Tickets to New York

Discounted trips around the northeast are for sale through Friday.