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

Besieged in Salem, couple sounds alarm on drug trade just outside

By , Globe Staff

Shawn Meenan and Rachel Shellabarger barricade their condo each night and have recorded footage of nearby drug deals.

Family of cyclist killed in Back Bay last year sues truck driver

By , Globe Staff

The civil suit alleges that carelessness and negligence caused the death of Dr. Anita Kurmann, a 38-year-old endocrine surgeon.

Vermont city prepares for Syrian refugees with welcome, wariness

By , Globe Staff

The influx would be a jolt of instant cultural diversity for Rutland, where there are no mosques and no other Syrian immigrants.

Congressman mourns death of Iraqi officer, close friend

By , Globe Staff

“He didn’t choose a war. He didn’t want a war. America brought a war to him,” said the congressman, who, as a Marine, worked with the Iraqi. The two became close friends.