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

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.”

A horse and his caretaker form an enduring bond

By , Globe Staff

In eight years, Donnie MacAdams has not spent a night away from 40-year-old retired Standardbred for whom he cares.

Synthetic opioids are getting into US by mail

By , Globe Staff

The deadly drugs are streaming into the country in a flood of unscreened mail from abroad.

The story behind the first ‘Matzo Ball’

By , Globe Staff

An estimated 100 marriages have emerged from the Matzo Balls, including the founder, Andy Rudnick who met his wife on Christmas Eve in 1997.