It’s that time of the year where we see street sweepers on city streets.

Officials say the Stratford Public Works division has begun street sweeping in the city with one street sweeper currently in operation and a second to be added soon.

Crews also started removing sidewalk sand and debris this week and officials say d

During the months of April and May, winter sand that has accumulated can be raked or brushed to the edge of the road or the street gutter.

You can help street sweeping operations by spreading the sand out in the gutter area.

You’re asked to not place the sand in large piles in the gutter or along the road, as the piles can restrict water flow, and can be a traffic hazard.