Fall Cleanup Week of November 13 - 17
Groot Industries provides a clean-up day in the spring and fall. They will collect additional household waste, yard waste and bulk items for all Village residents the week of November 13th – 17th, on your normal scheduled garbage day. Residents must place yard waste in the 30 gallon kraft yard waste bags. PLEASE – NO PLASTIC BAGS! NO stickers will be required (this week only). NOTE – you cannot put out appliances, televisions or electronics. Please place all items, along with your regular garbage and recycling, at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your normal scheduled garbage day. If you have any questions regarding this pick up, please contact the Public Works Department @ 630-554-3242.
Oswego Literary Festival
Presented by the Village’s Cultural Arts Commission and the Oswego Public Library District, join us for the sixth annual Oswego Literary Festival at the Oswego Public Library on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The day will include meet and greet with local authors and book signings, a book sale hosted by the Friends of the Library, musical entertainment by Fox River Academy of Music and Art student performances and more! The event is free to attend and over 40 local authors will be participating.
For more information about this event, please call 630-554-4636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also find us on Facebook – “Oswego IL Cultural Arts Commission” for more details about the event.
Local authors may apply, see application for additional details. CLICK HERE
Oswego Beats & Eats
Celebrate Music, Food & People! We’re pleased to announce the August line up of entertainment including Headlining – Mutlu, Wild Adriatic, Rebel Soul Revival and Dj Speed! Join us on Main Street for the last Oswego Beats & Eats of the season! Gates open at 5pm.
OSWEGO BEATS & EATS ~ SATURDAY NITES • MAIN STREET • COOL MUSIC • GREAT FOOD • CRAFT BREW • ROCK • ROOTS • REGGAE • INDIE SOUNDS • MARKET GOODS • FAMILY FUN • COMMUNITY • CHARITY • CULTURE • NEW FRIENDS • RELAX • SING • DANCE • PLAY • BLUES • COUNTRY • SOUL • ROCK N ROLL • ROOTS • AMERICANA • SHOP LOCAL • TOURISM • MEMORIES • FREE • MUSICIAN & CULINARY ARTS SCHOLARSHIP • DIVERSITY
•Important Event Information
◦New 3 night concert series throughout the summer on Main Street!
◦Free Admission to each event!
◦Gates open at 5:00 p.m. each date.
◦Bring a camp chair/ blanket for seating.
◦Re-entry is allowed.
◦Alcohol will be available for purchase.
◦No outside food or drink.
Visit www.oswegobeatsandeats.com for more details!
Oswego and Montgomery Fox River Clean Up - CANCELLED
The Village of Oswego’s Environmentally Conscious Oswego (ECO) Committee clean-up along the banks of the Fox River scheduled for Saturday, August 12, 2017 has been cancelled due to the Fox River water levels being too high. This event will be rescheduled at a later date. More information will be available soon.
For more information, contact the Village of Oswego at 630-554-3242.
Oswego Police CALEA Public Notice
The Oswego Police Department is scheduled for an onsite assessment as part of a program to maintain law enforcement accreditation by verifying that it meets nationally recognized professional public safety standards.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations and support services.
As part of the onsite assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session held by the Commission’s Assessment Team on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. The session will be conducted in the lower level community room at the Oswego Police Department, located at 3525 Route 34, Oswego.
A telephone session is also offered for those unable to attend the public information session. Those wishing to offer comments are invited to call the Assessment Team at
630-551-7300 between the hours of 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.
Telephone comments as well as appearances at the public information session are limited to ten minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA standards. Arrangements may be made to view standards at the Police Department by contacting Accreditation Manager Cathleen Nevara at 630-551-7300.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Oswego Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote
Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, VA 22030-2215 o