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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Pay Raises Are Coming to the Massachusetts State House

A $1.3 million bump is on the way for House staffers.

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Police Arrest Man They Say Injured Four Officers with His Car

Two were dragged as the suspect drove away, police say.

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Setti Warren Really Looks Like He’s Running for Governor

That’s what he’s telling donors.

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Donald Trump Says ’No, Thank You’ to Kelly Ayotte

He doesn’t want the outgoing New Hampshire senator in his administration.

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Hampshire College Is Done with the American Flag

No more flags, says its president.

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Baker: Scott Brown a ’Worthwhile Candidate’ for Trump’s VA

He hopes Donald Trump considers him for the White House gig.

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Marty Walsh: Hamilton Shouldn’t ’Have Gotten Political’

He wasn’t impressed by the cast’s speech to Mike Pence.

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Anti-Hate Rally at the State House Draws Hundreds

’Standing against bigotry transcends politics,’ says Speaker Bob DeLeo.

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Walsh’s Wiretapped Convo Leaked as Labor Probe Winds Down

He told a labor leader he wanted a hearing ’thrown off the docket at the ZBA.’

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Three Teenagers Charged with a Hate Crime on the Red Line

They allegedly attacked a 49-year-old woman.

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DraftKings Will Merge with FanDuel

And stay in Boston.

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The Boston Common Tree Lighting Costs Canadians $242,000

Nova Scotia has sent us one every year since 1971.

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Seaport Could Say ’Hello’ to a Helipad

The neighborhood is being considered as a site for the General Electric ask.

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Sal DiMasi Is Getting Out of Prison

A judge has approved the early release of the ill ex-politician.

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Baker Addresses an Anxious Mass. on the Future Under Trump

He says he’s following Obama’s lead.