Brian MacQuarrie

MacQuarrie covers breaking news and feature stories throughout New England for the Globe, where he has worked since 1987. His work also has taken him to Afghanistan and Iraq several times, and across the United States as a roving National reporter. MacQuarrie is a graduate of Colby College and the University of Missouri.

Latest stories

Massachusetts sees brisk trade in illicit ivory

By , Globe Staff

By one measure, Boston is fourth among US cities in a survey of ivory sales in the country. But the trade is not all legal.

Contestants say essay contest for Maine inn was unfair

By , Globe Staff

Maine police are investigating the claims, and said that the probe is reviewing whether the contest violated a law on games of skill.

Boston Public Library’s art in state of neglect, report finds

By and , Globe Staff

The library’s 320,000 pieces are in dire need of space, a massive reorganization, and a complete inventory, the report found.

Virgin Islands couple wins keys to historic Maine inn

By , Globe Staff

Prince and Rose Adams won an essay contest that saw thousands of entrants to run the Center Lovell Inn.