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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Ed Markey Wants to Make It Harder for Trump to Use Nuclear Weapons

He filed a bill that would require a declaration of war from Congress.

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The Trump Team Likes the Green Line Extension

Early good news about that $1 billion in funding for the project.

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Poll: A Lot of Voters Aren’t Loyal to Elizabeth Warren

Many say they’re open to sending ’someone else’ to Washington.

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The Patriots Are Going to the Super Bowl

Hi, Roger.

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These Bills Could Reshape the Marijuana Law

Fewer plants, fewer ounces, and a delay on edibles are all on the table.

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Obama Was Boston’s President

We shared a lot of memories with the POTUS.

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Someone Set a Boston Police Cruiser on Fire: Reports

No one was injured.

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Boston’s Ducklings Are Wearing ’Pussyhats’

The pink caps are a tribute to the Women’s March.

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Phew! Legal Sea Foods Chowder Is Back on the Inauguration Menu

The peaceful transition of chowder.

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There’s a New Effort to Raise the Smoking Age to 21

Passage of the marijuana law is seen as an opening.

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Brianna Wu Will Make Run for Congress Official Tomorrow

She calls Stephen Lynch ’everything I think is wrong with the Democratic Party.’

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Mike Capuano Isn’t Going to the Inauguration Either

Joining Katherine Clark, he’s boycotting the swearing in of Donald Trump.

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Mayor Walsh Makes the Case for Marty

He laid out an election-year vision for Boston at the 2017 State of the City.

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Ducklings Decked out in Patriots Gear at the Boston Public Garden

Mrs. Mallard wants ’One More.’

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Pro-ACA Rally in Boston Overwhelms Faneuil Hall

Walsh, Warren, and Markey all took the stage as more than 6,000 gathered.