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

Thousands did not qualify for residential tax exemption, data show

By , Globe Staff

Since 2010, the city has removed the residential tax exemption from 6,604 homeowners, according to assessing information.

Patrolmen’s union, city reach $68 million deal

By , Globe Staff

The deal will mean an annual 2 percent increase over four years for the 1,500 members of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association.

Linehan says he will not seek re-election

By , Globe Staff

Councilor Bill Linehan, a pragmatic and sometimes controversial figure in city politics, will not seek a sixth term.

Police detective tops Boston’s payroll with a total of over $403,000

By , Globe Staff

The top 100 municipal wage earners all worked for Boston police.