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

City Hall truck aiding underserved areas

By Meghan E. Irons , Globe Staff

The van has logged 2,400 requests for municipal services from residents during more than 300 trips since August.

Fire Department’s new leader looks for balanced changes

By Meghan E. Irons , Globe Staff

On the day he was appointed Boston’s next fire commissioner, Joseph E. Finn sat down with the Globe to reflect on his journey.

Walsh puts Fire Department back in familiar hands

By Meghan E. Irons , Globe staff

Joseph Finn, a long-serving deputy fire chief, has been picked as the city’s new fire commissioner.

Boston trying out solar-powered ‘smart benches’ in parks

By Meghan E. Irons , Globe Staff

The “Soofas” will allow residents to take a load off their feet while plugging in and recharging their cellphones.