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

Rutland prepares for arrival of first of 100 Syrian refugees

By , Globe Staff

A controversial plan to resettle the refugees has been approved by the US State Department, according to the national nonprofit group that submitted the proposal.

Want to see fall foliage? Head north. Or west.

By , Globe Staff

Drought and moths could deprive much of Massachusetts of prime color this fall, but spectacular foliage could be a drive away.

Gun debate hits boiling point at Maine restaurant

By , Globe Staff

Online ratings for Portland’s Grace and the Foreside Tavern plummeted after an anti-assault rifle post on Facebook.

Mayflower II given grant to help fix rotting hull

By , Globe Staff

Plimoth Plantation, which operates the 60-year-old replica, has received a $149,000 matching grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.