project lighthouse http://michiganradio.org en Ever consider being a lighthouse keeper? http://michiganradio.org/post/ever-consider-being-lighthouse-keeper <p>Live the life of a Victorian-era light keeper at <a href="http://www.michigan.org/property/tawas-point-lighthouse/">Tawas Point Lighthouse</a>.</p><p></p><p>That's the lure in an announcement this week that <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-54463_18595_18614---,00.html">the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for 2014.</a></p><p></p><p>Volunteers stay in renovated living quarters in the light house.</p><p></p><p>In return, they pay $250 per week, and lead tours or do maintenance work.</p><p></p> Sat, 01 Feb 2014 21:16:00 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 16271 at http://michiganradio.org Ever consider being a lighthouse keeper? Detroit Police and businesses launch new downtown security initiative http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-police-and-businesses-launch-new-downtown-security-initiative <p>Detroit Police and local businesses are teaming up for a new downtown security initiative.</p><p>Project Lighthouse involves more than 20 businesses in the city&rsquo;s central business district. They&rsquo;ll give police access to more than 300 private security cameras in the area.</p><p>Rick Fenton, Vice President of Corporate Security for Ilitch Holdings, says the initiative evolved out of private sector collaboration with federal agencies and police to monitor big downtown events.</p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:25:54 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 3739 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit Police and businesses launch new downtown security initiative