Slight Rise in Gas Prices
Prices at the pumps around New England have risen slightly over the past week.
Gas prices in Maine rose 1.8 cents per gallon in the last week to an average $2.59 a gallon. Prices at most stations in Presque Isle were at $2.72 as of Tuesday.
Next door in New Hampshire, pump prices went up 2.5 cents a gallon to $2.52 a gallon.In Vermont, the price of gasoline actually decreased by less than a penny, averaging $2.61 a gallon.
Nationally, gas prices were up 27.6 cents a gallon from last month, averaging $2.74 a gallon. That's 9.3 cents a gallon higher than at this time last year.