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.

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A Bus Crashed in Randolph Last Night After a Passenger Punched the Driver

16 people were sent to the hospital.


The Red Line Won’t Be Normal Until October

Repairing the system’s automatic signals is proving to be time-consuming.


The Company That Bottled the Controversial PFA-Laced Water Is Closing

Thanks to fluctuating governmental regulations and "continued adverse media."


Activists Unfurled an Anti-ICE Banner at Fenway Park Last Night

Members of the American Correctional Association were scheduled to attend the game.

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Michelle Wu Calls the Herald’s Thursday Cover "Offensive and Irresponsible"

It involves Charlie Baker and Chinese takeout.


RIP to the Dugout TVs Rick Porcello Shattered with His Bare Fists Wednesday Night

"You think everything’s good, he’s fine, then—bang-o!"


Here Are the Craziest Photos and Videos of Today’s Storms We’ve Seen So Far

Wind, hail, and lightning galore.


Massport Has Some Big Plans for Improving Traffic at Logan

Yes, traffic is going to get worse before it gets better.


This 11-Year-Old Journalist Asked Elizabeth Warren Some Hard-Hitting Questions

He deemed her answers "pretty good."


Local Grocery Stores Have Been Selling Toxin-Tainted Bottled Water

Check your labels to see if your water is affected.


An MIT Satellite Named TESS Just Discovered Three New Worlds

All in a day’s work.


Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion Lawsuits Settled for $143 Million

Last year, people across Massachusetts watched in horror as over 120 fires burned in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.

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Arts & Entertainment

Cape Cod Gets a Shark Week Shoutout Monday Night

A local shark expert stars in it.

Arts & Entertainment

A Local Man Will Get a Chance at Love in The Bachelor Live On Stage

And you could get the final rose.


Nearly Two Dozen Staffers Cut at Museum of Science

"These measures have positioned the Museum for long-term fiscal health," the org said.