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.

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An honor for Mayor Lisa Wong of Fitchburg

By , Globe Staff

Lisa Wong of Fitchburg will be honored by a group that launches women into the political spotlight.

Walsh to visit Rome for conference with Pope Francis

By and , Globe Staff

“I don’t get in awe of many people,” Walsh said. “I think I’ll get awed by the pope.”

Young demonstrators protest over affordable housing

By , Globe Staff

About 200 youth protesters presented demands at City Hall to keep a proposed development in Jamaica Plain affordable.

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A Long Island mystery, solved

By , Globe Staff

Dr. Huy Nguyen, interim head of the Boston Public Health Commission, says he made the decision to evacuate Long Island last fall.