Brian MacQuarrie

An enterprise reporter for the Metro section, MacQuarrie travels New England for a wide range of articles. His extensive coverage of the war on terror has taken him to Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he was embedded during the 2003 invasion.

Latest stories

Heroin deaths galvanize families, authorities in Scituate

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff

Five deaths have been linked to opioids in the town this year, and officials fear more fatalities before the region’s drug crisis abates.

Maine recovery center uses art, poetry to take a hard look at heroin

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff

Grace Street Services has found that visual art, poetry, and writing about one’s journey can help drug users navigate the winding road to a better life.

Opening a B&B can be risky but rewarding business

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff

Susan Hodder and Michael Feldmann, two corporate professionals, transformed into novice Boothbay Harbor innkeepers in 2003.

Paul LePage toes hard line on drug crisis

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff

The Maine governor supports enforcing laws over treatment options.