Alyssa Vaughn

Staff Writer

Alyssa Vaughn is a staff writer at Boston. A St. Louis native, she moved to the East Coast to study English at Boston College. She currently lives in an apartment perfectly bisected by the Cambridge/Somerville border.


14 Things We’d Do with Those Vintage MBTA Cars if Someone Bought Them for Us

The possibilities are endless.


What Do Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein, and Now Donald Trump Have in Common?

It’s Alan Dershowitz, of course.


Grab Your Boots and Shovels: Snow Is On Its Way to Boston

This cold has to be good for something.


Ayanna Pressley’s Response to Her Hair Loss Is Personal, Political—and Courageous

The congresswoman revealed she has alopecia in a video for The Root.


Springfield Police on That Wild Kidnapper Car Chase Video: "We Don’t Recommend That"

Not to encourage anyone here, but the video is pretty exciting.


A Boston Police Officer Has Officially Unlocked a New Level of Road Rage

If you thought laying on the horn was excessive...


John Lewis, Joaquin Castro, and 16 Other Dems Just Endorsed Joe Kennedy

The representative is ramping up his Senate campaign against Ed Markey.


Here’s How Bostonians Celebrated This Weekend’s Record-Breaking Heat

Ice cream, beach visits, and outdoor dining—all the January classics.


Get Ready for a Potentially Record-Breaking Winter Warm-Up

Boston is set to experience a particularly balmy January weekend.


I Analyzed Tom Brady’s Instagram Post for Two Hours This Morning

Here’s what I learned.

Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft, and Tom Brady receive the Lombardi trophy and are surrounded by confetti

Bob Kraft "Hopes and Prays" Brady Chooses the Pats or Retirement

Translation: If I can’t have Brady, no one can.


Who Will Be Cambridge’s New Mayor?

Marc McGovern knows who he’d like to see take over from him.


South End Building Collapses, Symbolizing What It Feels Like to Return to Work Post-Holidays

Watch the video to hear the satisfying crunch as it hits the ground.


The Boston News Stories You’ll Be Reading about in 2020

That we know of, anyway.


A Glossary of Very 2019 Boston Terms

From "mysterious vaping illness" to "side door," here are the words we all learned.