While New England struggles to deal with a deep freeze, gas prices across the region are going up.

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According to the latest survey by GasBuddy.com, the price at the pump here in Maine rose in the past week 3.1 cents to an average $2.49 a gallon. Tuesday morning, prices at most places in Presque Isle were $2.67 a gallon on average.

New Hampshire saw its pump prices go up 1.9 cents to an average of $2.44  a gallon. Vermont's gas prices over the last week increased 4.2 cents landing at an average $2.53 a gallon.


The average across the country rose 3.9 cents to $2.48 this last week. That's 13. 6 cents higher than a year ago at this time and 1.3 cents higher than a month ago.

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