Gas prices in New England took a jump this past week.

Photo, Jeff J. Mitchell, Getty Images
Photo, Jeff J. Mitchell, Getty Images

Here in Maine, the price at the pump went up 4.7 cents in the past week to $2.34 a gallon. That's according to a survey of Maine gas stations by As of early Monday morning, most stations in Presque Isle were charging $2.49 a gallon.

Elsewhere around New England, New Hampshire's gas prices went up by 4.3 cents a gallon and Vermont's rose by 3.3 cents to $2.34 a gallon on average.

Meanwhile, the national average rose by 3.5 cents to $2.31 a gallon. That's 18.2 cents a gallon higher than last year and a jump of 8.3 cents from last month.

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