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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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How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Boston

You’re going to need to call your doctor.

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Boston Coronavirus News: School Is Closed, Testing Is Up, and Everyone’s Ordering Delivery

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

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Boston Coronavirus News: A Ban on Large Gatherings, Shut-In Celtics, and a Marathon Decision At Last

Your daily dose of COVID-19 coverage.

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Within an Office Phone Booth, I Found Inner Peace

Over a decade after the open office floor plan changed the way we work, the walls are going back up.

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Here’s Why So Many People Are Mad at the Aquarium on Twitter

It involves climate change, a parking garage, and the ambitious plans to build one of Boston’s tallest high-rises.

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Is Our Innovation Economy Doomed?

Boston’s booming tech sector depends on a dwindling number of highly skilled foreign-worker visas. Is it time to start panicking?

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Boston’s Start-Ups Will Never Be Silicon Valley Cool

And that’s a good thing.

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Go Ahead, Take a Museum Selfie

Don’t let anyone make you feel self-conscious about posting your pics from the new MassArt museum on Instagram.

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Is It Time to Pour One Out for the Packie?

Cumberland Farms’ proposal to expand liquor licenses across the state would spell disaster, package store owners say.

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Dirty Units, Unwilling Hosts, and Tardy Tours: What Bostonians’ Brokers Fees Buy

In the wake of New York’s broker’s fee ban, we asked some real-life Boston renters to share their worst experiences with local brokers.

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What Boston Loses When Winter Warms Up

We’ve seen mild temperatures and almost no snow all winter long. It’s hard not to feel like something is off.

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Living near the Green Line Extension Is Hell

Will it all be worth it someday?

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Who Is Boston Supposed to Be Fun for, Anyway?

Glitzy new nightlife offerings don’t always track with a city that loves to sleep hard and work harder.

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Is This the Beginning of the End for the Middle East?

The iconic 50-year-old Central Square venue has been put up for sale.

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Salman Rushdie, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan and Over 160 More Call for Babson Professor to Be Reinstated

Asheen Phansey lost his job after making a post on his personal Facebook page in response to the president’s comments about Iran.