Steven Pomeroy Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison 

A Hope man who admitted killing a 22-year-old woman last summer has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.Steven Pomeroy told authorities he hit Jessica Nichols of Waldoboro over the head with a frying pan and stabbed her repeatedly after she made a disparaging remark about his former fiance.They had gone to his home in hope after a party. Pomeroy pleaded guilty last month, but there was no plea agreement. He was sentenced today in Knox County Superior Court in Rockland.