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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Stabbing Reported at UMass Boston Chancellor’s House

J. Keith Motley, UMass head since 2007, says he was out of town.

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Trump’s Inauguration Will Be Chowderless, Says Legal Sea Foods

This year will see a break with tradition.

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Let Boston Fly: Massport Opposes Winthrop Square Tower’s Height

The airport operator says 775 feet is too high.

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Score One for Maura Healey

ExxonMobil has been ordered to hand over its climate change documents.

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Donald Trump Tweets Support for L.L. Bean

He came to the defense of Trump donor Linda Bean amid calls for a boycott.

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Two Boston Dogs Are Headed to the Puppy Bowl

They’re from Last Hope K9 Rescue, a local nonprofit.

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L.L. Bean Is Fending Off a Trump-Related Boycott

A family member donated to help the president-elect win.

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The MBTA’s Struggling Warehouse Will Be Privatized

T officials promise a cheaper, more efficient way of moving parts around the system.

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Space Saver Season Is Upon Us

The threatening notes have begun to appear.

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Emerson’s Colonial Theatre Will Come Back to Life in 2018

A London-based theater group is taking over.

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John Kerry Will Speak at MIT

He will give a speech about climate change and other topics on Monday morning.

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$20 Million in TelexFree Money Found in Mattress

You can’t make this stuff up.

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The MBTA Could Dump Keolis

T officials do not plan to extend the commuter rail operator’s contract.

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Rhode Island Fugitive James Morales Arrested in Somerville

He was a suspect in a bank robbery in Cambridge.

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Bristol Sheriff Offers Inmates’ Help Building Border Wall

Thomas Hodgson, anti-immigration crusader, is back in the spotlight.