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

‘Angel’ opioid initiative thrives despite exit of Gloucester police chief

By , Globe Staff

The concept of help rather than handcuffs has now been adopted by 200 police agencies in 28 states.

Winter is back in a big way

By and , Globe Staff

The first blizzard since 2015 buried parts of Greater Boston under more than a foot of snow, left tens of thousands without power, and caused widespread flight cancellations.

A whole new world for refugee family resettling in N.E.

By , Globe Staff

After Trump’s executive order last week barred new refugees for 120 days, the family worried whether this day would ever happen.

Many veterans applaud Trump for immigration order

By , Globe Staff

To these veterans, President Trump’s “America First” policies seem to be a common-sense approach to unpredictable danger.