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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The Kennedy Family Is Mourning the Sudden Death of RFK Granddaughter Saoirse Hill

The 22-year-old Boston College student was found dead at the Kennedy compound of an apparent overdose.

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A Government Style Guide Says You’re a "Massachusettsan"

That classic term we all know and use!

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One Man Is Dead, One Injured after Driving to BMC with Gunshot Wounds

Police are seeking tips after an apparent early morning shooting in Dorchester.

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How Hot Is It in Boston? The Hottest July Ever Recorded

This swampy, warm, cursed month is about to break a record.

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Hotel Commonwealth Will Pick an Up-and-Coming Writer for a Two-Week Residency

Author Ben Mezrich will also help pick the winner.

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It’s Not Just Hot in Boston Right Now: Air Quality Has Been Deemed "Unhealthy"

A warning from the state is in effect for the day.

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Trolls at the Gate

They’re targeting us for a reason. Should we look the other way?

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David Ortiz Is Home, He’s Grilling, and He’s Got a Message for Fans

Big Papi shared his first update since his release from Mass General.

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A Smelly Flight to London Had to Be Grounded at Logan Airport

Flight attendants who had to stop in Boston said they felt sickened by a strange odor on an airplane from Philly.

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An RNC Plot to Troll Seth Moulton with a Flag Did Not Go as Planned

Hate to see it.

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Do Not, Under Any Circumstances, Touch the Charles River Right Now

A public health advisory has been issued because of a giant algae bloom.

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A Woman Was Seriously Injured by Falling Debris in the North End

An investigation is underway on Atlantic Avenue.

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Dunkin’ Will Soon Have Meatless Sausage Egg and Cheeses

For now, you can only get it in New York.

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Guide: Which Massachusetts Politicians Support Impeachment

Here’s what your representatives are thinking.

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Uber and Lyft Cost the MBTA $20 Million a Year, a New Study Says

That’s two thirds of the recent fare increase, by the way.