Milford police: Home improvement contractor had expired license

MILFORD — A 54-year-old Southington man was charged Thursday with operating as a home improvement contractor without a license, police said.

Police said James Dempsey, of Queen Street, “is accused of agreeing to install a roof on a residence in October, 2019. Dempsey never finished the job and an investigation found that his contractor’s license expired in 2012.”

Dempsey was held on $7,500 bond and give a court date of Sept. 21.