Rhode Island gas up 3 cents per gallon

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has risen 3 cents in the past to an average of $2.22.

AAA Northeast said Tuesday that the price for self-serve, regular is 4 cents per gallon lower than the national average and a penny higher than the in-state per-gallon price a year ago.

AAA found a relatively small range of prices from a low of $2.13 for a gallon of self-serve, regular, to a high of $2.32.

Massachusetts gas prices are on the way up but remain well below the national average.

AAA Northeast reported Tuesday that self-serve, regular gas rose 3 cents in the past week to an average of $2.13 per gallon.

That’s 13 cents lower than the national average for the grade, but 2 cents per gallon higher than the Massachusetts price a year ago.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $1.99 and as high as $2.39 per gallon