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

Massachusetts lawmakers stiffen animal cruelty penalties

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe staff

The new regulations come nearly a year after a pit bull dubbed Puppy Doe was discovered starving and tortured in Quincy.

Mo. teen’s killing reverberates in Boston

By Akilah Johnson, Brian MacQuarrie and Faiz Siddiqui , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Black leaders and residents reacted Thursday with sharp questions about the fatal police shooting in a St. Louis suburb.

Boston fans remember Robin Williams

By Brian MacQuarrie and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

Mourners returned to a Public Garden bench and the L Street Tavern to pay their respects to the actor who appeared in “Good Will Hunting.”

VA to provide medical care on Nantucket

By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff

Rather than embarking on daylong trips, eligible veterans on Nantucket might soon receive a range of medical care on the island.