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.
By Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff
Veterinarians believe that more and more pet owners are using their cats and dogs as a ploy to obtain opioids for themselves.
By Emily Sweeney, Cristela Guerra and Brian MacQuarrie , Globe Staff
Leonel Rondon, 18, had just gotten his driver’s license and had gone to visit friends when a nearby house exploded, sending the chimney crashing down onto his vehicle.
By Brian MacQuarrie, Joshua Miller and Danny McDonald , Globe Staff
One man died Thursday as firefighters were called to dozens of addresses in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover for reports of fires, explosions, or gas odors. All residents of those areas who have Columbia Gas have been urged to evacuate.
By Brian MacQuarrie and Travis Andersen , Globe Staff
The Rev. Christian Ohazulume, who has worked as a Boston hospital chaplain, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of sexually abusing a child in 2007 in Randolph.