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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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City Life

After Devastating Flooding, Some South End Businesses Must Start from Scratch

“We had a store that we were looking forward to returning to, and now it’s gone.”

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A Sinkhole Opened Up in the South End After a Massive Water Main Break Last Night

Because things weren’t stressful enough.

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John Krasinski Just Surprised Beth Israel Staffers with Free Red Sox Tickets for Life

The latest installation of “Some Good News” was a real tearjerker.

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As Coronavirus Surge Approaches, Hospitals Brace for the Impact

The respirators have arrived, the field hospitals are being built—but will it be enough?

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My Life in the Age of COVID: Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Lia Cirio

Everyone’s adapting—or trying to, anyway.

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Boston Coronavirus News: The Peak Is Coming

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Here Comes Another Month of Social Distancing, Food Delivery, and Cabin Fever

Your daily dose of COVID-19 updates.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Suffolk Dorm to Shelter the Homeless, the DPH Commissioner Tests Positive, and Basketball Is Canceled

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

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Boston Coronavirus News: “Unprecedented” Unemployment, Schools Will Stay Closed, and Our Congresspeople Might Have COVID

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

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While We’re Forced Apart, Mutual Aid Groups Bring Neighbors Back Together

Local mutual aid groups are helping community members find housing, food, and support—all while maintaining social distance.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Saying Goodbye for Now to Reusable Bags, the Olympics, and Nonessential Businesses

Your daily dose of local COVID-19 coverage.

Education

How Local Colleges Are Handling Commencement During the Coronavirus Crisis

A running list of Boston area schools that have canceled, postponed, or replaced their commencement ceremonies.

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Boston Coronavirus News: The First State Death from COVID-19, Plus a Celtic Tests Positive

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

Arts & Entertainment

31 Books to Read While Self-Isolating, Chosen by Boston Booksellers

No time like now to dive into a pleasure read.

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Boston Coronavirus News: Unemployment Relief, Lockdown Rumors, and Commencement Ceremonies Get Creative

Today’s coronavirus update.