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

Taps for the last of a true band of brothers

By , Globe Staff

The last of six brothers from Marion who served in World War II was buried at the Massachusetts National Cemetery Friday.

Maine family hopes for answers on son’s disappearance

By , Globe Staff

Nearly 17 years after Angel Torres disappeared, the reward has been doubled for information in his case.

Opioid-affected families are learning to cope

By , Globe Staff

Joanne Peterson has been the grass-roots face of the fight to stem the epidemic that is killing four people a day in Massachusetts.

A mother’s depiction of daughter’s overdose touches thousands

By and , Globe Staff

The demons of opioid addiction finally claimed Kelsey Endicott. Her mother’s heart-rending response went viral.