Brian MacQuarrie

Brian MacQuarrie writes news features across a broad range of interests and geography, including often-forgotten stories and mysteries that connect Boston’s fascinating past with its present. MacQuarrie also reports on the opioid crisis and veterans issues.

His 30 years at the Globe have taken him across the country as a National reporter, to President Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012, and to Afghanistan and Iraq as a front-line reporter on the war on terror. He is a graduate of Colby College and the University of Missouri.

Latest stories

Federal officials bar immigrant advocates, translator from government building

By , Globe Staff

Federal officials in New Hampshire have stunned advocates for Indonesian Christians at risk of deportation by barring clergy who support them from a federal building in Manchester.

Killed Maine grandfather’s past and present come together in tragic collision

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After a hit-and-run crash in New York in 1968, Douglas Parkhurst Sr. settled in Maine. On June 1, he died in a somewhat similar incident.

Former employee files harassment suit against Wynn Resorts

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A former employee at the Wynn Resorts casino project in Everett filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Middlesex Superior Court on Thursday, alleging she was subjected to months of unwelcome sexual conduct.

Leading hunger relief charity challenged on its claim of low costs

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Food for the Poor, critics say, greatly inflates its total donations by putting huge and questionable valuations on noncash gifts such as medicines.