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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WBUR Poll: Clinton Is Up 26 Points

She’s maintaining her lead.

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Michael Bloomberg Gives $50 Million to the Museum of Science

The Medford native and billionaire is giving back.

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New Anti-Question 4 Ad Targets Parents’ Fears

’Kevin?!’

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Billionaires Keep Funding the Question 4 Debate

Sheldon Adelson just donated $1 million.

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The Fundraiser after the N.C. GOP Firebombing Started in Brookline

A local Democrat helped raise $13,000.

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Turkey, Baby Cause Traffic Woes in Boston

Sunday was weird.

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Sal DiMasi Could Finally Be Let Out of Prison

The former Speaker is being recommended for release.

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Why Rick Steves Wants Your Mom and Dad to Legalize Marijuana

The PBS star on being stoners’ spokesman for polite America.

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Two BPD Officers Shot in East Boston

A suspect, who died, has been identified.

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Obama and MIT’s Joi Ito Chat It Up in Wired

On Star Trek, self-driving cars, and more.

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Plane Crash in Connecticut May Have Been Suicide

Officials are closely guarding information in East Hartford.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Shows Up at Harvard Strike

Ben Stiller offered his support, too.

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Bill Weld Has More Tough Talk for Trump

Elect him and risk being ’enslaved,’ he says.

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Two of the World’s Top CEOs Are in Massachusetts

The Harvard Business Review’s rankings are in.

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Paul LePage: Trump Should Use ’Authoritarian Power’

Yep, that’s what he said.