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

Veterans group vows vigorous legal fight over a fire cadet program

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Military Veterans Alliance called a proposed cadet program a “dangerous experiment” in public safety.

Walsh, Jackson clash on work of police to address shootings

By , Globe Staff

The launch of peace talks turned political Tuesday, as Mayor Martin Walsh took aim at his mayoral rival, Councilor Tito Jackson.

Expelled state representative Carlos Henriquez is running for City Council

By , Globe Staff

In throwing his name into a crowded race of at least seven candidates, he said he wants to return to a job that he loves.

Jackson faces uphill campaign to unseat Walsh

By , Globe Staff

Tito Jackson is the underdog in his bid to unseat Mayor Marty Walsh; no challenger has beaten a sitting mayor in Boston since 1949.