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

In State of City speech, Walsh vows to fight ‘for our values’

By , Globe Staff

As he prepares for his re-election effort, Mayor Martin Walsh highlighted his record on public education, the arts, and other areas.

Jackson’s campaign will put black voters in spotlight

By , Globe Staff

Boston’s black leaders have been yearning for the chance to run the city since Mel King made it to the November election in 1983 and lost.

‘I want to become the 55th mayor of the City of Boston’

By , Globe Staff

Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson vows a vigorous campaign against his friend and former ally Mayor Martin Walsh.

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Is Yancey plotting a comeback?

By , Globe Staff

Charles Yancey, the former long-serving city councilor, sent out a fundraising letter this week.