Parking plan approved for Trout Brook Valley entry in Easton

No Parking signs previously were installed on Freeborn Road, just east of Norton Road (toward Route 58), near Aspetuck Land Trust hiking trails. — Brad Durrell archive photo

The Police Commission has approved a parking plan for Freeborn Road and Elm Drive, near a main entry for hikers to Trout Brook Valley. The plan would involve putting up more No Parking signs on Freeborn, which is a narrow, winding and hilly road. “We’re hoping to put up the signs quickly,” police Chief Tim Shaw said. On-street parking by hikers has been an issue on these roads as well as nearby Norton Road, leading to public safety concerns and neighbor complaints. The Police Department drafted the proposed parking plan for the commission’s consideration. Shaw said the goal is “to … Read more

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