Summer Is Here!
Warm weather is here, school is out, and so are the kids!
The Village of Swansea would like to remind drivers to drive slowly and cautiously, especially in neighborhoods,
and to watch for children as they play outdoors this summer.
FIREWORKS....If you are new to the area or a long time resident, please note that it is Illegal for anyone in the State of Illinois to shoot off fireworks. "Fireworks" are specifically defined in the laws but generally include any that explode, including firecrackers, bottle rockets, Roman candles. "Fireworks" does not include snakes, glow worm pellets, smoke devices, party poppers or sparklers. So if you are thinking of bringing illegal fireworks into Swansea and shooting them off for the holiday, please consider the potential consequences.
The Government Center will be closed July 5th in observation of Independence Day. Trash & Recycling Will be delayed one day. Monday's will move to Tuesday, Tuesday to Wednesday, Etc.
Swansea Senior Van Service
Senior Van is back in operation. The van runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon of each week. Riders must be 60 or older, or disabled and 55. If you would be interested please contact the Village of Swansea at (618) 234-0044 from 8:00am to 4:30pm for complete policy for riders.
(This article isn’t exactly about safety, but it contains great information for families who want to learn more about weather and the powerful forces of nature.)