Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:19 AM
The City of Stratford is rolling out a new approach to its annual sidewalk inspections this year.
Starting this week, a robot from Kitchener’s Top Hat Robotics will be moving along City sidewalks looking for deficiencies, including cracks, gaps or settled areas.
The robot, which is accompanied by a human chaperone at all times, gathers the information, which is compiled into a spreadsheet with maps. That information is then provided to our contractor to make the repairs.
Typically, sidewalk inspections...
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 04:34 PM
Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 09:20 AM
The City of Stratford would like to remind residents not to leave sports equipment in the road allowance when not in use.
Things like portable basketball nets or hockey nets left unattended on or near the road (within one metre of the curb) can become a safety hazard for motorists or pedestrians, and may interfere with City street sweeping and waste collection vehicles.
Thanks for your help in keeping our streets safe for everyone.
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 12:13 PM
Please be advised that the public washrooms at the Downie Street transit terminal are temporarily closed while we complete some necessary repair and maintenance work.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 12:00 AM
Shoppers and merchants are reminded that under the Retail Business Holidays Act, Victoria Day – Monday, May 24, 2021, is among the days annually when most stores must be closed.
The Act, administered by the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, exempts some retail operations, including but not limited to, gas stations, gardening centres and flower shops.
There are fines for opening on prohibited days of retail operation. Retail outlets found guilty may be fined up $50,000 or the total...