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

Across Mass., the cheering and carping gets underway

By , Globe Staff

The prospect of the an Olympics in Boston has unleashed conflicting reactions in suburbs and cities across the state.

For Maine’s governor, a harsh past forges steely presence

By , Globe Staff

Paul LePage, who is beginning his second term, had a difficult childhood that has informed his conservative beliefs.

Peace Corps worker from Westborough dies in Namibia

By , Globe Staff

The 24-year-old man drowned on Dec. 31 in what the Peace Corps described as a swimming accident.

A Jefferson follower’s $7.5m declaration of admiration

By , Globe Staff

A cofounder of the Friendly’s restaurant chain built a replica of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s famous home, in Connecticut.