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.

City Life

Planning on Going Outside During Move-In Weekend? Check This Heat Map First

Or risk spending hours trapped behind a U-Haul.

the tannery
City Life

Has the Last Remaining Tannery Store Finally Closed?

Simultaneous bankruptcy, lawsuits, and discrimination charges take a toll on a business.

A State Police vehicle
City Life

Former State Police Union Chief Allegedly Embezzled $75,000 from Fellow Troopers’ Dues

He and a lobbyist were charged Wednesday with conspiracy and obstruction.

Home & Property

Suffolk University Might Convert the Luxurious Ames Hotel into a Dorm

Studying’s not so bad when you’ve got skyline views.

Arts & Entertainment

Get Ready to See More Work by Women Artists at the MFA

As part of Women Take the Floor.

City Life

A 21-Year-Old Man Was Struck and Killed by the Commuter Rail Monday Morning

The incident happened in Belmont.

Arts & Entertainment

A New Theater Is Officially Coming to Fenway

And neighbors get discounted tickets.

City Life

Scenes from This Morning’s Ferry Accident in Boston Harbor

Four people were injured.

City Life

Qdoba Violated Mass. Child Labor Laws Thousands of Times

Beneath a façade of free queso and guac hid some remarkable disregard for the law.

City Life

This Isn’t the Way We Wanted the TD Garden Teen Sleuth Story to End

The teens hoped to fund a new rec center through the money TD Garden owed—but now, the plans have been scrapped.

City Life

Meet the New England Aquarium’s Newest Star, Sea-Cat

He’s a little different from other penguins.

City Life

A Fall River City Council Meeting Imploded after Mayor Jasiel Correia Showed Up Uninvited

He planted himself at the table with his aides and refused to leave.

Arts & Entertainment

A New Boston Common Photo Exhibit Explores the Stories of Former Gang Members

Thanks to College Bound Dorchester’s “Uncornered” project.

Arts & Entertainment

The Little Women Trailer Has Arrived to Brighten Your August

Don’t let Timothée Chalamet distract you from all the Massachusetts scenery in the background.

City Life

Like a Trolley Chugging Down Comm Ave, the Green Line Extension Is Running Late

MBTA officials are “very worried.”