Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Charlie Baker speaks at the 2018 State of the Commonwealth

Charlie Baker Will No Longer Send the National Guard to the Border

"[T]he federal government’s current actions are resulting in the inhumane treatment of children," his office said.


Joe Kennedy III Railed Against Family Separation Policy at a "Tent City" in Texas

Massachusetts Dems are sounding the alarm over inhumanity at the border.


The Supreme Judicial Court Just Killed the Millionaire’s Tax

An idea with overwhelming support statewide has been stricken from the ballot.

Arts & Entertainment

I Spent the Day with a Digital Ben Franklin

And you can, too.


Poll: Preserving the Transgender Protections Law Is No Sure Thing

New polling found only 49 percent support keeping the law, while 37 percent want to undo it.


A Car Crashed into the Sean Collier Memorial, But Didn’t Damage It

It was an accident, police say.

A side view of Boston City Hall

Boston’s City Council Just Passed an Overhaul of Airbnb

New rules on short-term rentals will shake up a booming industry.


Gillette Stadium Will Likely Host World Cup 2026 Games

The event last rolled through Foxborough in 1994.


Harvard Pilgrim CEO Eric Schultz Has Resigned Over Inappropriate Behavior

"I made mistakes, and I’m truly sorry."


The Boston Globe Has Dropped Its Lawsuit Against Hilary Sargent

A battle over a screenshot of incriminating text messages from a top editor has abated.


Oops: Joe Kennedy III Says His Nuclear Vote Was an Accident

He says in a tweet it was "an honest mistake."

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Arts & Entertainment

How to Score Hamilton Tickets in Boston

The wildly popular show is coming to the Boston Opera House in September.


I Love My Job: Making Lightning at the Museum of Science

Jeannine Madrid has been wowing visitors at the Theater of Electricity for 20 years.

A two-hour parking sign

Great News If You Love Higher Parking Fines in Boston

City councilors just signed off on stiffer penalties.


What Happened Today When the Boston Globe and Hillary Sargent Faced off in Court?

The judge wants to know what everybody is really looking for.