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.

City Life

Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump’s Climate Decision

“As a coastal city, we know what’s at stake.”

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The Best Liked CEOs in Boston Are…

Results are in.

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The Baby Doe Trial Has Begun

Bella Bond’s accused killer is in court.

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Charlie Baker Wants to Raise $30 Million

It would set a record.

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“An Idea Lives On”

Here are 11 JFK quotes to live by.

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Watch Joe Biden’s Speech at Harvard

The former vice president addressed graduates, wore some shades.

Arts & Entertainment

Watch David Ortiz Reenact Boston Movies

It’s for a good cause.

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A Man Is Dead After a Shootout and Fire in Chelsea

Police say he shot at officers, set his house on fire.

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A Boston Rapper Opened for Ariana Grande Last Night

Bia, who’s from Medford, is safe.

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Thousands of Boston Haitians Can Stay

They got a six-month extension from the Trump administration.

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Those Pervy Bernie & Phyl’s MBTA Ads Are Gone

They were too gross for the T, officials say.

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Big Papi Got His Honorary Degree from BU

David Ortiz was honored at commencement.

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Watch Oprah’s Speech at Smith

She was the 2017 commencement speaker.

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Retail Rumble

Boston is the new ground zero in the retail war between Amazon and Target.

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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Get into Harvard

The moment he got his acceptance email was caught on video.