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.
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.
You probably guessed this was coming, but Mayor Walsh made it clear today.
Some good news from Boston when the city needs it most.
In a pandemic, the nightly news comes to you live from an iPhone.
A battle for the ages.
The state’s uniquely unequal treatment of pot shops is giving the cannabis industry déjà vu.
Our New England stars are giving us all a look at their lives in quarantine.
Not everything is bad right now, so here’s a needed dose of good news.
Robert Kraft dispatched the Patriots plane to China to get masks. So what are the rest of the uber-fortunate doing?