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

State’s fishing fleet confronts an opioid problem

By , Globe Staff

Facing drug use among crew members, fishing captains are adding the life-saving drug Narcan to the essential gear on their boats.

Bitterness lingers after collapse of Dudley cemetery plan

By , Globe Staff

The town counsel for Dudley lashed out at the lawyer for an Islamic organization that had spent a year in bitter negotiations on a plan to bury its dead in the small town.

After bitter fight for approval, Islamic Society abruptly drops plan for cemetery in town of Dudley

By , Globe Staff

The decision brings an abrupt and unexpected end to a contentious, drawn-out process.

Ticks devastate Maine, N.H. moose populations

By , Globe Staff

“The moose are being literally drained of blood. This is about as disgusting as it gets out there.”