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

City councilors skeptical about rebuilding Long Island Bridge

By , Globe Staff

Councilors questioned the expense of a new bridge and said money to help homeless people might be better spent in other ways.

Developer reflects Dudley Square’s renaissance

By , Globe Staff

Kenneth Guscott offers a glimpse of the past, present, and future of Roxbury’s main commercial district.

After historic snow, Boston now dealing with piles of trash

By , Globe Staff

Melting snow is revealing a filthy mess, testing the resolve of residents and officials weary from a season of storms.

City payroll expands during Marty Walsh’s tenure as mayor

By , Globe Staff

The largest staffing increase came in the Boston School Department, a report said.