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

Staying connected to Lowell’s addicts

By , Globe Staff

For a former addict turned outreach worker and the police officer he works with, failure is part of the job description.

Opioid epidemic’s newest killer is 10,000 times stronger than morphine

By , Globe Staff

Carfentanil is believed to have driven part of a staggering cluster of 175 opioid overdoses in Ohio over six days in late August.

GE puts philanthropic muscle into opioid fight

By , Globe Staff

The Boston-based company is investing $15 million in community health programs.

A 6-year bid for a moment of silence for veterans

By , Globe Staff

A Weston family has reached the cusp of a goal that often seemed unreachable.