Gas Prices Continue to Go Up
The price at the pumps for gasoline continues its upward climb.
The average price of gas in Maine climbed another 2.6 cents from last week to $2.39 a gallon, according to price monitoring website GasBuddy.com. Prices in Presque Isle were nearly 20 cents higher at $2.57 a gallon.
Elsewhere around New England, showed the average price to fill up your tank was $2.32 a gallon. That's up 3.5 cents from last week. Prices in Vermont were up just a penny from last week to $2.42 a gallon.
The national average also rose three cents over the past two weeks to $2.46 per gallon, an increase of 13 cents per gallon during the last month and 28 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.