Good news. As temperatures have been falling, so have gas prices around New England.

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According to the latest survey from, pump prices here in Maine fell 3.1 cents from last week to an average $2.42 per gallon. In Presque Isle, as of Tuesday morning, most stations were reporting a price of $2.63 a gallon.

Gas in New Hampshire was averaging $2.49 a gallon, a drop of 3.6 cents from the previous week. Vermont's price at the pumps was 4.3 cents a gallon lower than last week at $2.54 on average.

The national average has also been heading downward. Prices across the country are 16.2 cents a gallon cheaper than they were a month ago, but are 22.3 cents a gallon higher than last year at this time. This is the fifth straight week that gas prices have fallen.