New England drivers still paying well above the national average.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
As the Christmas travel season approaches, drivers are on the receiving end of some good news relative to gas prices. According to AAA Southern New England, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas (self-serve) dropped another seven cents this past week, to $3.47. The good news is that price is 14 cents lower than a month ago. The bad news is, New England drivers are still paying roughly 13 cents higher than the national average and a full 20 cents higher than the price of gas in December 2011. According to the gas stations surveyed by AAA, prices ranged from $3.33 to $3.75 for unleaded regular self-serve. In Andover, the three stations with the lowest gas, according to MotorTrend.com, are the Gulf, at 65 Main Street – $3.45/…
Gas prices have climbed 18 cents this month across Massachusetts and 32 cents nationwide. How will this impact holiday travel?
As city residents gear up for Labor Day weekened, local gas prices continue to creep up. According to AAA Southern New England, the average price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts is currently $3.78, up 18 cents from this time last month. That is 7 cents, on average, less expensive than motorists pay in Rhode Island and 24 cents less expensive than pumps in Connecticut. The local spike is not as bad as the national average, which has seen an increase of 32 cents per gallon this past month. Prices in the area range between $3.77 a gallon and $3.89, with the cheapest price currently at the downtown Gulf Station next door. According to AAA, gas prices should go down after Labor Day. Will the spike in gas prices impact your Labor Day …