Even though we've seen an increase in gas prices here in Aroostook County, gas prices have remained fairly stable around New England.

The average retail price of a gallon of gas here in Maine, according to the survey by GasBuddy.com, rose slightly in the past week to $2.84 a gallon, up from $2.82 last week. In Presque Isle, prices at the pump rose by 4 cents from last Monday to $2.92 a gallon this Monday morning.

The price of gas in New Hampshire remained unchanged from last week's average of $2.80 a gallon and Vermont's pump prices went down a half cent to an average $2.89 a gallon.

Meanwhile, the national average stands at $2.87 a gallon. That's a decrease of 2.4 cents a gallon in the past month but is still 63.3 cents higher than it was a year ago at this time.