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ALERT...Swansea Emails have been spoofed, if you receive an email from an email ending in, do not open the attachment until you have verified it has come from an employee of the Village. Typically these emails include an attachment, or ask you to "click here". By opening or clicking the attachment a virus could be transferred to your computer, so be very cautious. If you are unsure please call the Government Center at (618) 234-0044

The Swansea farmers Market will continue with its 11th season, starting May 2.

The market is located in the parking lot of Rural King, 2801 N. Illinois St. on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. Every week, fresh local produce, baked goods, and unique handmade crafts will be available for sale. For additional information, contact Connie Morris at (618) 520-5107 or email

Burning of yard waste ended May 15th.  You can sign up with Republic Services (618) 656-6883 for yard waste pickup or take yard waste to St. Louis Composting (618) 233-2007.

The Government Center will be closed Monday May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday.

Refuse & Recycling will be affected... Monday's pickup will move to Tuesday, Tuesday to Wednesday, Wednesday to Thursday, Thursday to Friday and Friday's to Saturday. Yard waste collection will move to Friday.

Memorial Day Ceremony May 29th... The Village will once again honor men and women who have served and sacrificed in service to the United States at the ceremony. The event starts at 10:00am and is held at Melvin Price Memorial Park, 1500 Caseyville Avenue.

The event program includes the submitted names of any Swansea resident who is a veteran of the Armed Services, either retired or currently serving. All veterans as well as all residents and the general public are invited and encouraged to attend.

Swansea Senior Van Service          

runs on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon of each week. Riders must be 55 or older. 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.

Tornado siren testing will be done on the first Tuesday of every month at 10:00am unless there is severe weather in the area.
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