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

A scaled-down First Night program may short arts

By , Globe Staff

The usual ice sculptures, fireworks, and parade would take place, but other activities may be eliminated by a new organizer.

$3.5m restoration set for Boston Common edge

By , Globe Staff

Expected to begin this year, the work will focus on the Tremont Street side, where the sidewalk is buckling and bricks are missing.

Neighborhood-based licenses making slow progress

By , Globe Staff

After making more licenses available, officials expected many applicants from underserved neighborhoods. It hasn’t happened yet.

A cafe grows in Dudley Square


There will be coffee and pastries by day, Indian food and beer and white wine by night. And it will be unlike anything else in Dudley Square.