RI, Mass. gas prices hold steady

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP/WPRI) — The cost of a gallon of gas in Rhode Island is holding steady.

AAA Northeast says its weekly survey found self-serve, regular selling for an average of $2.69 per gallon, the same as last week.

The in-state price is 6 cents lower than the national per-gallon average, but 9 cents higher than the local price a month ago.  The cost is $1.01 lower than the price in Rhode Island a year ago.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.52 per gallon and as high as $2.89.

The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts also remains unchanged, and is still well below the national average.

AAA reported Monday that self-serve, regular is unchanged from last week at an average of $2.66 per gallon, 9 cents per gallon lower than the national average.

Bay State prices are still 6 cents higher than a month ago but 98 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.51 per gallon and as high as $2.85.

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