Free Lightbulbs Part of Plan to Light Up Jackson Neighborhoods

Jul 6, 2018 10:20 AM ET
Volunteer Steve Reisig gives a lightbulb to resident Victoria Bush during Light Up the City in Saginaw on June 17, 2015. (Photo: MLive)

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Purchasing and installing enough street lights to properly light Jackson would take decades and millions of dollars, city officials say.

In the interim, officials hope to brighten up the neighborhoods with the Light Up the City initiative. Volunteers will go door to door this summer, asking to install lightbulbs on porches.

Consumers Energy donated 1,500 lightbulbs to the program.

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