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Gas Prices Up 50 Cents Over Last Year

AAA Southern New England

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — One week after showing no movement, gasoline prices in Massachusetts are back up this week, the ninth week out of the last 10 in which prices have risen, according to AAA Southern New England.

AAA's Feb. 7 survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.119 per gallon, one cent higher than last week. The current price is a penny below the national average for self-serve unleaded of $3.12. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $2.65.

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 26 cents, from a low of $2.99 to a high of $3.25. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area, and to make sure they and their passengers buckle up — every time.

Find the most up-to-date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by logging onto AAA.com and clicking on Gas Saving Tips & Tools.

Today's Local Gas Prices
Self Serve 
Grade Full Serve
$3.11($2.999-$3.259) Regular Unleaded $3.22 ($3.169-$3.269)
$3.22 ($3.109-$3.399)     Midgrade Unleaded $3.33 ($3.299-$3.369)
$3.33 ($3.209-$3.499)     Premium Unleaded $3.43 ($3.399-$3.469)
$3.55 ($3.459-$3.699)   Diesel    $3.61 ($3.589-$3.659)
AAA Fuel Saving Tip of the Week

Plan ahead. When running errands, try to combine multiple tasks into one trip. Several short trips starting with a cold engine each time can use twice as much gas as a longer multipurpose trip covering the same distance when the engine is warm. Also, plan the route in advance to drive the fewest miles.







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Bay State Gas Prices Jump 6 Cents

AAA Southern New England

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts have risen 6 cents over the last week, leaving prices 24 cents higher than at the start of the year, according to AAA Southern New England. Prices in Berkshire County are at or near the $2.90 mark.

AAA's May 3 survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.869 per gallon, six cents more than last week. The current price is three cents below the national average for self serve unleaded of $2.89. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $2.03, 83 cents lower than today's average.

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 29 cents, from a low of $2.719 to a high of $3.009. AAA advises motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area, and to make sure they and their passengers buckle up — every time.

Find the most up-to-date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by logging onto AAA.com and clicking on Gas Saving Tips & Tools.
 
AAA Fuel-Saving Tip of the Week

Minimize the need to brake by anticipating traffic conditions. Be alert for slowdowns and red lights ahead of you, and decelerate by coasting whenever possible.

 

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