Patricia Sullivan

Arlington and Alexandria reporterWashington, D.C.

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Only a week after election, Vihstadt seeks to halt streetcar funds

  • Apr 16, 2014

Republican Barbara Comstock in the 10th District and Democrat Don Beyer in the 8th District are ahead.

  • Apr 16, 2014

The victim contacted authorities shortly after the assault

  • Apr 15, 2014

Dark-blue northern Virginia attracts many shades of progressives for congressional race.

  • Apr 14, 2014

Arlington and Alexandria approve plans to add about 200 affordable units to the housing stock.

  • Apr 12, 2014

Voters have said they want an independent voice on the board and are frustrated by pricey projects.

  • Apr 9, 2014

The ferry links Alexandria, billed as George Washington’s home town, with memorials and monuments

  • Apr 9, 2014

Voters cite streetcar project, county schools as chief concerns in competitive election.

  • Apr 8, 2014

A special election is being held to fill a seat on the County Board.

  • Apr 7, 2014

Residents at Alexandria’s Hunting Point apartments express anger over the finding of asbestos in their units.

  • Apr 5, 2014

Finance reports suggest that a Republican running Tuesday as an independent could be competitive.

  • Apr 4, 2014

Beyer wins top position in the multi-candidate June 10 Democratic primary.

  • Apr 2, 2014

Howze, Vihstadt both raise about $85,000 in first quarter; County Board election is next Tuesday.

  • Apr 1, 2014

By the time a new Arlington bikeometer was unveiled, more than 600 bicyclists had passed by.

  • Apr 1, 2014

Stephen Holbrook says church forum over public housing proposal left him feeling dirty.

  • Mar 31, 2014

Organizers plan to link Pentagon, Shanksville, World Trade Center sites with 1,000-mile bike trail.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Consultants say the line would bring triple the amount in development than would a better bus-transit system.

  • Mar 26, 2014

A public hearing on next year’s budget draws scores of requests for more spending

  • Mar 25, 2014

Old Dominion Boat Club members agree to $5 million, will rebuild at Beachcombers site.

  • Mar 24, 2014

Public forum set for the primary field of candidates.

  • Mar 24, 2014
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About Patricia

Patricia Sullivan seeks out news about Alexandria and Arlington County for the Washington Post. She came to the Post in 2001, editing the local technology page, writing news obituaries, working in the newsroom’s information technology department and covering breaking news. She previously was executive online editor at The Industry Standard in San Francisco, an online editor and online columnist at the San Jose Mercury News, and a reporter at newspapers in Montana, Florida and Illinois. She was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University in 1992-93.

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