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

Bombing victims say justice has been served, for now

By , Globe Staff

A sense was shared that one crucial checkpoint had been reached but that others remained.

Heroin tide, resolve rise in Vermont

By , Globe Staff

Vermont has emerged as a national leader on the issue, but heroin use and its related deaths have continued to rise.

Bombing response was ‘great success,’ but problem areas cited

By and , Globe Staff

A state report said that the overall response to the Marathon bombings was a “great success,” but identified several problem areas.

Recovering addicts find skills, support at Cafe Reyes

By , Globe Staff

At the Worcester cafe, the employees, who are former addicts, learn about food preparation and life skills to help them start over.