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

Fall River mayor says he’s innocent of fraud charges, won’t be resigning

By and , Globe Staff

Jasiel Correia allegedly stole more than $230,000 from people who invested in his Internet startup, using their funds not for the business but for personal expenses.

The Mayflower II reemerges, piece by piece

By , Globe Staff

The replica of the famed ship is undergoing a bow-to-stern restoration to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ landing.

Viewers transfixed by wrenching testimony in Kavanaugh hearing

By , Jerome Campbell, , Globe Staff

The wrenching testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh transfixed viewers across the city.

Veterinarians worry that people are taking their pets’ opioids

By , Globe Staff

Veterinarians believe that more and more pet owners are using their cats and dogs as a ploy to obtain opioids for themselves.