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.


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!"


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

Wind, hail, and lightning galore.


Massport Has Some Big Plans for Improving Traffic at Logan

Yes, traffic is going to get worse before it gets better.


This 11-Year-Old Journalist Asked Elizabeth Warren Some Hard-Hitting Questions

He deemed her answers "pretty good."


Local Grocery Stores Have Been Selling Toxin-Tainted Bottled Water

Check your labels to see if your water is affected.


An MIT Satellite Named TESS Just Discovered Three New Worlds

All in a day’s work.


Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion Lawsuits Settled for $143 Million

Last year, people across Massachusetts watched in horror as over 120 fires burned in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.

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Arts & Entertainment

Cape Cod Gets a Shark Week Shoutout Monday Night

A local shark expert stars in it.

Arts & Entertainment

A Local Man Will Get a Chance at Love in The Bachelor Live On Stage

And you could get the final rose.


Nearly Two Dozen Staffers Cut at Museum of Science

"These measures have positioned the Museum for long-term fiscal health," the org said.


Guide: Which Massachusetts Politicians Support Impeachment

Here’s what your representatives are thinking.


With "Conrad’s Law," Coercing Someone into Suicide Would Be Illegal in Massachusetts

The bill, introduced Wednesday, is named for Conrad Roy, the man at the center of the Michelle Carter texting suicide case.


Twitter Is Already Canceling Ben Affleck and Matt Damon for Their New Movie

Come on, guys.


The World Naked Bike Ride Ended in an Altercation with State Police

Video from the scene shows the troopers aiming tasers at bikers gathered in North Point Park.

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Boston Is About to Get Really, Really Hot

We might break some records.