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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Nearly Two Dozen Staffers Cut at Museum of Science

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

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Guide: Which Massachusetts Politicians Support Impeachment

Here’s what your representatives are thinking.

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With "Conrad’s Law," Coercing Someone into Suicide Would Be Illegal in Massachusetts

The bill, introduced Wednesday, is named for Conrad Roy, the man at the center of the Michelle Carter texting suicide case.

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Twitter Is Already Canceling Ben Affleck and Matt Damon for Their New Movie

Come on, guys.

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The World Naked Bike Ride Ended in an Altercation with State Police

Video from the scene shows the troopers aiming tasers at bikers gathered in North Point Park.

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Boston Is About to Get Really, Really Hot

We might break some records.

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Mass. Gaming Commission Says Encore Casino’s Blackjack Payouts Are Legal

But the lawyers behind a recent lawsuit want to take the issue before a judge.

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Man Who Made Racist Threats about Harvard’s Black Commencement Sentenced to Prison

Nicholas Zuckerman threatened violence against black students on Harvard’s Instagram page in 2017.

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Prosecutors Drop Kevin Spacey Nantucket Assault Case

The actor was accused of buying drinks for and groping an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar.

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We’re in for Some Severe Storms, Floods, and Potentially Record-Breaking Heat

The apocalyptic weather starts today.

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Scenes from the Wednesday Morning Blue Line Shutdown

It wasn’t pretty.

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Lawsuit Alleges the Encore Casino Is Cheating Gamblers Out of Winnings

Uh oh.

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Here’s How Much Money the Encore Made in Its First Week of Operations

Hint: It’s a lot.

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Ayanna Pressley Calls Trump a "Twitter Thug" after Latest Racist Attack

Trump said Pressley, Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Tlaib should go back to the "crime infested" places they came from. Pressley says his behavior is "disgusting and unsurprising."

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Which Boston Neighborhoods Are the Most Densely Populated?

Use this interactive map to find out.