Brian MacQuarrie

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.

Latest stories

At bustling summer getaway, Patriots’ Patrick Chung kept a low profile

By , Globe Staff

Neighbors expressed disbelief at an indictment on a charge of cocaine possession. Chung is an infrequent visitor, they said, and he rarely draws attention when he does use the house.

Beer, boots, and now a movie. Tiny Allagash sees its name become a brand

By , Globe Staff

When you hear “Allagash,” do you think of the beer? Perhaps you think of the L.L. Bean Allagash boots. You likely don’t think of Allagash, Maine, the small town with 217 residents, some of whom are worrying their home’s identity has been reduced to a symbol or slogan.

‘The family must have amazing faith’: Once again the Kennedys mourn, and Cape Codders mourn with them

By and Kellen Browning , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The news of Saoirse Kennedy Hill’s death rekindled many emotions felt here through the decades: shock, sadness, compassion, and near-disbelief.

9 photos of the more than 200 asylum seekers at the Portland Expo Center

By , Globe Staff

Here’s a look at the people staying at the Maine arena.