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.

storrow drive

Congrats to 2019 College Parents: You Only Had One Storrowing

The icing on the cake for a relatively orderly move-in weekend.


Did Cambridge Cave on Carnival Festival Too Quickly over Gun Violence Concerns?

The cancellation came through barely a week before the festival was scheduled to happen.

The route 65 bus at Kenmore state

Kiss Your Familiar Morning Commute Goodbye: Two Dozen Bus Routes Are Changing

Happy Labor Day, one and all!


Why Does Dudley Square Need a Name Change?

Activists say the area shouldn’t be named after Thomas Dudley.


Mass. Board of Medicine Revokes License of Doctor Arrested with Cache of Weapons

His car, parked at the home of his estranged wife, was packed with assault rifles and ammunition.

Arts & Entertainment

Will the "Dr. Seuss Experience” Be Boston’s Best Insta Background Ever?

The new exhibit is pink, fuzzy, and coming soon to a venue near you.


Boston May Not Need to Worry About Tropical Storm Dorian

But Tropical Storm Erin is coming for your Wednesday night commute.


A No-Nonsense Guide to the Mass. Primary Elections

A who’s who of everyone who’s thrown their hats in the ring so far.


Airline Showdown!

The race is on: This month, Delta is taking over Terminal A as part of its plan to dethrone JetBlue as the busiest carrier at Logan. Who will reign supreme?


The Key Players

Get to know the biggest names being charged in Boston federal court as part of the biggest college admissions scandal in U.S. history.

seth moulton

Seth Moulton’s 2020 Presidential Campaign Is Over

But he’s running for reelection in Massachusetts’ 6th District.


Planning on Going Outside During Move-In Weekend? Check This Heat Map First

Or risk spending hours trapped behind a U-Haul.

the tannery

Has the Last Remaining Tannery Store Finally Closed?

Simultaneous bankruptcy, lawsuits, and discrimination charges take a toll on a business.

A State Police vehicle

Former State Police Union Chief Allegedly Embezzled $75,000 from Fellow Troopers’ Dues

He and a lobbyist were charged Wednesday with conspiracy and obstruction.

Home & Property

Suffolk University Might Convert the Luxurious Ames Hotel into a Dorm

Studying’s not so bad when you’ve got skyline views.