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.


MBTA Workers Won’t Lose Their Jobs to Privatization

A new contract keeps drivers’ jobs from being outsourced.


Protesters at the State House Urge Electors ’Dump the Trump’

They brought a toilet seat-adorned scarecrow of the PEOTUS.


An ’Aggressive Coyote’ Is on the Loose in Brookline

If you see it, they say, call 911.


Charlestown Fire Rages in Freezing Temperatures

Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in single-digit temperatures.


One Worker Is Dead After Being Trapped in a Braintree Water Tank

Another was rescued.


Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook Roasting Went ’Too Far,’ She Says

She deleted the much-talked-about post on Wednesday.


Massachusetts Police Told to Look Out for Pot-Selling Funny Business

An advisory points to ’sham transactions.’


Marijuana Will Definitely, Certainly, for Sure Be Legal Tomorrow

The Governor’s Council’s OK means it’s legal at dawn.


Massachusetts Pastors Are Dropping Transgender Bill Lawsuit

They are pleased with an exemption from the anti-discrimination law.

Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren Roasted a Supporter on Facebook

Is this a Warren burn gone wrong?


Lawmakers Are Open to Doubling the Fine for Smoking Pot in Public

Including Stan Rosenberg.


The MBTA Will Replace the Entire Red Line

The T is increasing its order for new train cars.


Amherst’s Cross Country Team Wrote Gross Things About Women, Too.

And now, just like at Harvard, they’ve been benched.


Charlie Baker’s Team Is Open to a Tax for Drivers ’Down the Road’

Emails via the Republican suggest some flexibility.


Marijuana Will Be Legal on December 15 After All

Smoke ’em if you got ’em, legally, next week.