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.

Arts & Entertainment

Want to Get Into One of Massachusetts’ Museums for Free?

Mark your calendar for September 21.


The Straight Pride Judge Shot Someone at City Hall Back in the Day

During a bizarre altercation involving pepper spray and an F15 fighter jet.


Hurricane Dorian Arrives Friday Night

Here’s what to expect.


Bet You Can’t Guess Which Massachusetts School Won the Wall Street Journal’s College Rankings

It topped the list last year too.


After Straight Pride, a Showdown Brews Between Rachael Rollins and Boston’s Judges

At issue are the arrests of 36 counterprotesters.

Arts & Entertainment

Benjamin Zander Has Won a South African Lifetime Achievement Award

The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra conductor has delivered speeches and performed in the country numerous times.

storrow drive

Congrats to 2019 College Parents: You Only Had One Storrowing

The icing on the cake for a relatively orderly move-in weekend.


Did Cambridge Cave on Carnival Festival Too Quickly over Gun Violence Concerns?

The cancellation came through barely a week before the festival was scheduled to happen.

The route 65 bus at Kenmore state

Kiss Your Familiar Morning Commute Goodbye: Two Dozen Bus Routes Are Changing

Happy Labor Day, one and all!


Why Does Dudley Square Need a Name Change?

Activists say the area shouldn’t be named after Thomas Dudley.


Mass. Board of Medicine Revokes License of Doctor Arrested with Cache of Weapons

His car, parked at the home of his estranged wife, was packed with assault rifles and ammunition.

Arts & Entertainment

Will the "Dr. Seuss Experience” Be Boston’s Best Insta Background Ever?

The new exhibit is pink, fuzzy, and coming soon to a venue near you.


Boston May Not Need to Worry About Tropical Storm Dorian

But Tropical Storm Erin is coming for your Wednesday night commute.


A No-Nonsense Guide to the Mass. Primary Elections

A who’s who of everyone who’s thrown their hats in the ring so far.


Airline Showdown!

The race is on: This month, Delta is taking over Terminal A as part of its plan to dethrone JetBlue as the busiest carrier at Logan. Who will reign supreme?