Gas Prices Back on the Rise
Gas prices around New England showed an upward climb in the last week.
According to the daily survey by GasBuddy.com of gas outlets around the region, it shows a rise in price. In Maine, the average retail price for a gallon of unleaded rose this past week 4 cents, to an average 2.69 a gallon. In Presque Isle, most outlets were priced at $2.90 a gallon on average as of Monday morning.
New Hampshire and Vermont both showed an increase of 3.9 cents a gallon. New Hampshire's average price per gallon was $$2.60, while Vermon't price was $2.67 a gallon.
Prices at the pumps across the country rose an average 17.7 cents a gallon in the last month and is 30.1 cents higher than prices one year ago.