Gas prices drop 3 cents per gallon in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The price of a gallon of regular gas in Rhode Island has fallen 3 cents to an average of $3.48.

That’s according to a weekly survey released Monday by AAA Southern New England.

AAA says despite the drop, gas in Rhode Island is still more expensive on average than in the nation as a whole. The national average for regular unleaded this week is $3.39 per gallon, 9 cents less than in Rhode Island.

The price of gas has fallen 21 cents in Rhode Island since this time last year, when the average price was $3.69 per gallon.

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