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.


The David Ortiz Bridge? Why Not.

The state legislature is on it.


Newton Students Talked to After Flying a Confederate Flag

The school is taking ’appropriate action.’


Donald Trump and Dana-Farber: A Love Story

A new report analyzes Trump’s ’donations’ to the institute.


Canada Geese Are Taking Over Boston

What we can do to take our city back.


Retailers Group Debuts a Spooky Archive of Vacant Storefronts

Hitchcock would be proud.


David Ortiz Writes a Love Letter to the Yankees

He says if fans moon him, he’ll turn the other cheek.


Man Who Survived a Week at Sea May Face Charges

His mother has not been found.


Can NightBus Resurrect Late-Night on the MBTA?

It could be the next and best chance for 24-hour transit.


Elizabeth Warren Won’t Support Charter School Expansion

She’s voting ’no’ on Question 2.


U.S. Attorney Finds Civil Rights Violation at BLS

The probe found discrimination at the prestigious school.


Paul LePage’s Infamous Three-Ring Binder Released

It does not back up his comments about heroin and minorities.


Northeastern Breaks Crab Walking Record

They earned a nod from Guinness.


The Taxi Industry Is Taking Massachusetts to Court

It’s the latest challenge to Uber, Lyft regulations.


A BU Student Is Missing in NYC

Zac Camhi was last seen September 18.

Arts & Entertainment

Don’t Miss the First-Ever Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race

It’s a land-and-sea competition like no other.