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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Brianna Wu Will Run for Congress

The game designer and GamerGate critic plans to run in 2018.

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The Lawn on D Isn’t Going Anywhere

With another year of sponsor money, it will return in 2017.

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US Attorney Carmen Ortiz Is Stepping Down

Her replacement will be picked by Donald Trump’s administration.

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Boston College Is Grilling Student Protesters Again

They face possible discipline after organizing unregulated post-Trump rallies.

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Attorney: Russian Hackers Might Have Tapped Aaron Hernandez’s Phone

He floated the idea in court.

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Boston Is Among Top 8 Immigrant-Friendly Cities

A new study crunched the numbers.

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It’s Over: Probation Department Convictions Have Been Overturned

Bob DeLeo says it’s time to give the case ‘an appropriate burial.’

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MBTA Workers Won’t Lose Their Jobs to Privatization

A new contract keeps drivers’ jobs from being outsourced.

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Protesters at the State House Urge Electors ’Dump the Trump’

They brought a toilet seat-adorned scarecrow of the PEOTUS.

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An ’Aggressive Coyote’ Is on the Loose in Brookline

If you see it, they say, call 911.

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Charlestown Fire Rages in Freezing Temperatures

Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in single-digit temperatures.

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One Worker Is Dead After Being Trapped in a Braintree Water Tank

Another was rescued.

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Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook Roasting Went ’Too Far,’ She Says

She deleted the much-talked-about post on Wednesday.

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Massachusetts Police Told to Look Out for Pot-Selling Funny Business

An advisory points to ’sham transactions.’

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Marijuana Will Definitely, Certainly, for Sure Be Legal Tomorrow

The Governor’s Council’s OK means it’s legal at dawn.