Good news for motorists around New England.

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Prices at the pumps in the region have dropped a bit more in the last week.

According to the latest GasBuddy.com survey, here in Maine regular unleaded dropped 2.7 cents to an average of $2.46. Here in Presque Isle, prices were at $2.59 a gallon at most stations.

Elsewhere around New England, New Hampshire pump prices showed a decrease of 1.6 cents to $2.43 a gallon. Vermont saw its gas prices go down 2.1 cents to an average $2.49 a gallon.

Nationwide, the gas average went down 3.3 cents to $2.41 a gallon over last week.That's 12.9 cents a gallon cheaper than it was last month, but 17.3 cents higher than a year ago at this time.