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.


Woman who Knocked MAGA Hat off Falmouth Man’s Head Facing Deportation

Rosiane Santos was arrested for assault after harassing 23-year-old Bryton Turner at a Mexican restaurant.

Arts & Entertainment

Warner Bros. Has Killed a Quest to Erase the Rat from the End of The Departed

A Kickstarter had raised $4,000 in just a day.

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NFL: The Code of Conduct Applies to Robert Kraft, Too

The billionaire Patriots owner is subject to the same standards as everyone else, the league says.


Super High Winds and Possible Snow Squalls Are in Boston’s Forecast

Power outages are expected.


Elizabeth Warren Is Swearing Off Glitzy Fundraisers

She announced Monday she’s skipping big money events during her presidential run.


Trump Reacts to Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Charges: "It’s Very Sad"

The president was asked about the Patriots owner after Kraft was reportedly caught in a Florida sting.

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Robert Kraft Reportedly Caught in Florida Prostitution Bust

The Patriots owner faces two counts of solicitation, Florida officials say.


Mass. Officials: Be on the Lookout for the Evil Spotted Lanternfly

An invasive species has been hitching rides on potted plants this season.


Boston Police Officer Shot, Suspect Dead in Roxbury

He is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds deemed non-life threatening.


Coast Guard "Domestic Terrorist" Christopher Hasson’s Hit List Included Elizabeth Warren

He referred to her as "poca warren."


State Street Is Suing the "Fearless Girl" Sculptor

The Boston firm is reportedly taking her to court for selling copies of the statue.

Arts & Entertainment

You Can Help This Guy Erase the Rat from the End of The Departed

A kickstarter seeks $4,000 to fix the cheesy ending to the classic Boston movie.


A Trader Joe’s in Fort Point Would Break New Ground in the Area

If rumors pan out, a new grocery store next to the Trillium restaurant would be the neighborhood’s first.


He’s Really Doing It: Bill Weld Is Launching a Challenge to "Unstable" Trump

The former Massachusetts governor is forming an exploratory committee to run as a Republican.


GE Is Selling its Headquarters and Giving Us Our Money Back

The company says it will return $87 million it got from the state.