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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

Full city apparatus at work in Marty Walsh’s reelection bid

By , Globe Staff

“It’s not like Marty Walsh revived his campaign recently. His campaign has been moving like a 12-cylinder Cadillac for a long time.”

Department of Public Works employee dies after crash

By , Globe Staff

The crash happened at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and the driver died early Friday.

Capital Source

Group plans sit-in outside governor’s office

By , Globe Staff

A group of clergy and prisoners’ rights advocates is planning a sit-in outside Governor Charlie Baker’s office on Friday – the birthday of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X – in an effort to press the governor to investigate allegations of abuse in the state correction system and end practices such as solitary confinement, which the activists call “barbaric.”

Capital Source

Kim Janey jumps into council race

By , Globe Staff

Kim Janey, a long-time education advocate, said she will make public education and the plight of people being displaced from their homes amid Boston’s building boom key issues in her bid to be the first woman elected to the city council from District 7, which includes Roxbury, the South End and parts of Dorchester.