PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices are holding steady in Rhode Island at an average of $2.24 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
A weekly survey released Monday by AAA Northeast finds gas prices in Rhode Island unchanged from last week and two cents per gallon more than the national average of $2.22.
Prices are seven cents per gallon higher than at this time last year, when the average price was $2.17 per gallon.
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Across the border in Massachusetts, the price of a gallon of gasoline in has inched up a penny in the past week.
AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular is now selling for an average of $2.14 per gallon.
That’s 8 cents below the national average for the same grade, but 7 cents per gallon higher than the Massachusetts price a year ago.
AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.03 and as high as $2.39 per gallon in Massachusetts.