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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News

They’re About to Start Making Play-Doh in Massachusetts

A factory will be churning out the clay here in 2018.

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Hubway Bikes Are Coming Out of Hibernation

Stations re-emerge in Boston starting this week.

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MBTA Trains Went Off the Rails the Most Last Year

We’re Number One!

Arts & Entertainment

Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor

He took home the award for his role in Manchester by the Sea.

Arts & Entertainment

Manchester by the Sea Wins an Oscar

For Best Original Screenplay.

Arts & Entertainment

Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Matt Damon at the Oscars

Why can’t these two get along?

News

The People Behind the "West Mass" Video Would Like to Explain

They say the much-discussed video was taken out of context.

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The Central Square Target Is Taking Shape

It’s slated to open March 8.

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Boston Is Not Having Trump’s New Transgender Student Policy

Leaders are speaking out, and a rally is planned for tonight.

Arts & Entertainment

Sonia, at the Old T. T. The Bear’s Place, Is Almost Here

The brand-new venue is opening soon.

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Important Questions for the Makers of the "West Mass" Video

Please help us understand.

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Even Corey Lewandowski Says New Hampshire Voter Fraud Is Make-Believe

There were no buses of illegal voters, he says.

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Bill Belichick Likes to Kick Back at Mar-a-Lago

He has a high-price membership at the president’s exclusive club.

News

President Trump Might Send Scott Brown to New Zealand

He could become the ambassador to the island nation.

Arts & Entertainment

You Can Control These Lights on the Greenway by Texting

The popular phone-powered art installation has returned.