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

The Little Women Trailer Has Arrived to Brighten Your August

Don’t let Timothée Chalamet distract you from all the Massachusetts scenery in the background.

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Like a Trolley Chugging Down Comm Ave, the Green Line Extension Is Running Late

MBTA officials are "very worried."

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How Will the MBTA’s Upcoming Weekend Outages Affect You?

Check this calendar to find out.

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The City Wants Your Help Reimagining Boston Common

More athletic facilities? Better food options? What would make you like the Common more?

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New MassDOT Study Shows It’s Basically Impossible to Predict How Long Your Commute Will Take

"Reliability" is one of the biggest problems facing Boston drivers, the report states.

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Meet the Street Artist Who’s Spray Painting the Peabody Essex Museum

Unlike some of her other work, this project has been legally sanctioned.

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Officials Say This Morning’s Green Line Derailment Was Caused by Operator Error

This is the sixth derailment we’ve seen this year.

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How Ratty Is Your Neighborhood?

This interactive map will show you.

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A Bus Crashed in Randolph Last Night After a Passenger Punched the Driver

16 people were sent to the hospital.

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The Red Line Won’t Be Normal Until October

Repairing the system’s automatic signals is proving to be time-consuming.

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The Company That Bottled the Controversial PFA-Laced Water Is Closing

Thanks to fluctuating governmental regulations and "continued adverse media."

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Activists Unfurled an Anti-ICE Banner at Fenway Park Last Night

Members of the American Correctional Association were scheduled to attend the game.

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Michelle Wu Calls the Herald’s Thursday Cover "Offensive and Irresponsible"

It involves Charlie Baker and Chinese takeout.

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RIP to the Dugout TVs Rick Porcello Shattered with His Bare Fists Wednesday Night

"You think everything’s good, he’s fine, then—bang-o!"

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Here Are the Craziest Photos and Videos of Today’s Storms We’ve Seen So Far

Wind, hail, and lightning galore.