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Trash Sticker prices will increase as of May 1st.
The price of Trash Stickers will increase as of May 1st, 2019. Weekly Trash Stickers will increase in price from $20.75 per sheet of five stickers to $21.60. Any stickers purchased at the current price will still be honored if used beyond May 1st.
Yearly Trash Stickers will increase in price from $228.42 to $237.56 on May 1st. Thereafter, the cost for the annual sticker is reduced on a pro rata basis by $4.57 each week, until the stickers expire on April 30, 2020. That way, someone purchasing an annual sticker after May 1 only pays for that portion of the year they actually have the service. New annual stickers will not be available until right before May 1, 2019.
The Swansea farmers Market will continue with its 11th season, starting May thru October.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Additional Natural Disaster Safety Articles
- How to Prepare for a Winter Storm
- Earthquake Proof Your Home: How to Prepare Your Home and Property for an Earthquake
- Storm Spotting for Children: At-Home Meteorology
(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.)