Patricia Sullivan

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Carver Home residents sell 70-year-old homes; new affordable housing complex spurs disagreement.

  • Feb 25, 2015

County Manager Barbara Donnellan’s salary reaches $269,742 after unanimous board vote.

  • Feb 24, 2015

Meat was left along a popular dog-walking route; if caught, perpetrators could be charged with animal cruelty.

  • Feb 24, 2015

Commercial properties prepare for spring planning votes; some infrastructure work is underway.

  • Feb 22, 2015

Fast, secure telecommunications demand expected to help draw agencies, businesses.

  • Feb 21, 2015

County Board seeks no tax increase, but will advertise higher rate to give it flexibility.

  • Feb 21, 2015

County Board begins two months of budget work; school officials say they’re short $13.6 million.

  • Feb 19, 2015

A former mayor plans to run against William D. Euille (D), and another challenger could be in the wings.

  • Feb 15, 2015

Projected demand for power hasn’t keep up with earlier forecasts; utility may seek state approval in summer.

  • Feb 9, 2015

Office market is flat, and hotels lost value, but houses, apartments and condos are increasing in value.

  • Feb 9, 2015
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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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