Some good news for motorists this past week. The price of gas has dropped some around New England.

Here in Maine, the price at the pumps has fallen 3.8 cents a gallon to an average $2.60 a gallon, according to the survey by In Presque Isle Monday morning, prices at most stations were $2.81 a gallon.

Elsewhere around New England, gas in New Hampshire dropped off 2 cents to $2.53 a gallon, on average. Pump prices in Vermont only fell slightly, less than a penny, to $2.56 a gallon.

Meanwhile, across the country, the national average was $2.57 a gallon, a decrease of 3.5 cents. That's 3.7 cents a gallon higher than a month ago and 29.4 cents more expensive than at this time last year.

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