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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Arts & Entertainment

Watch: John Cena Dances on Ellen, Proves He Shouldn’t Quit His Day Job

It was only natural that the actor would eventually try the #JohnCenaChallenge.


A Pedestrian Struck in the O’Neill Tunnel Has "Life-Threatening Injuries"

The 29-year-old woman exited her vehicle in the tunnel for reasons still unknown.


New York Attorney General: Dunkin’s Response to App Breach Was Full of Holes

A new lawsuit says the company failed to act when the DD Perks app was compromised.


Danvers Vape Shop Wants to Smoke Charlie Baker in Court

They say the new vape ban is going to drive the shop out of business in days.


A Member of the ZBA Voted in Favor of Properties He Later Helped Sell

Craig Galvin resigned from the Zoning Board of Appeal earlier this month.

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Hope You Didn’t Want to Ride a New Orange Line Car This Week

A door problem has taken the new trains out of commission.


The Straight Pride Judge Is Now Under Investigation

Richard Sinnott has faced questions over his handling of cases involving protesters at the straight pride parade.

Arts & Entertainment

Four Giant Flower Sculptures Have Sprouted at Assembly Row

Who says summer is ending?

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All Vaping Product Sales Are Now Temporarily Banned in Massachusetts

The ban applies to all vaping products and devices, including tobacco and marijuana.


Michelle Williams Was Calling Out Mark Wahlberg Last Night, Right?

The actress brought up pay disparity during her Emmy acceptance speech.

Arts & Entertainment

Carnival Games, Clowns, and Murder: Why You Don’t Want to Miss BLO’s Immersive Pagliacci

Arias with a side of cotton candy, anyone?


Here’s What You Missed at the Boston Youth Climate Strike

A lot of speakers, a lot of signs, and some very passionate kids.


Newton to Boston College: Give Us Our Woods Back

A fight over the future of Webster Woods now involves an eminent domain threat.


“Antonio Brown Is Not a Nike Athlete,” Brand Announces

The Patriots wide receiver has lost a big sponsor in the wake of sexual assault allegations.


After Saying Sex with Minors Is Not Always Sexual Assault, MIT Scientist Resigns

Fallout from the school’s association with Jeffrey Epstein continues.