Meghan E. Irons

Irons is a beat reporter covering City Hall, Boston’s mayor, and the City Council. Raised in Dorchester, she has a master’s in journalism from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s from Emerson College. Her former employers include, The Providence Journal, The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, and The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

Latest stories

Housing authority seeks $4 million from city to fund public safety officers

By , Globe Staff

The one-time payment would fund 17 unarmed officers who patrol buildings for the elderly and disabled residents.

In Allston, a battle is brewing over a marijuana dispensary

By , Globe Staff

Two dispensaries are trying to open in Allston, one with the backing of the community and one with the support of a city councilor.

City Hall is always above average — if you ask City Hall

By , Globe Staff

CityScore’s creators say it is helping Boston become more efficient. But some residents and urban policy specialists have expressed skepticism about its utility and effectiveness.

Walsh preps for citywide race dialogue

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh is hosting small meetings to gather feedback from community members in preparation for citywide race dialogues.