Meghan E. Irons

A news features reporter for the Metro section, Irons covers a range of issues in Boston’s diverse neighborhoods. She earned her master’s in journalism from Northeastern University, and has worked for several newspapers, including the Journal-Gazette in Indiana and The Baltimore Sun.

Latest stories

Abrupt closing of Long Island Bridge was slow to arrive

By and Nicole Dungca , Globe Staff

For years, the structural hazards of the bridge grew increasingly obvious, and the city did little beyond patchwork fixes.

City begins soliciting bids to demolish Long Island Bridge

By , Globe Staff

The city is aiming to hasten the reconstruction of the shuttered structure that was condemned in early October.

City Council flexes its subpoena muscle

By , Globe Staff

The council has issued or threatened to issue subpoenas three times in recent months after rarely doing so for decades.

Boston’s 1st diversity chief vows inclusion

By and , Globe Staff

Boston’s first chief diversity officer will try to make the municipal workforce better reflect the city it serves.