Gas prices up 2 cents per gallon in RI, down 2 cents in Mass.

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices are up an average of 2 cents per gallon in Rhode Island.

AAA Northeast found in its weekly survey released on Monday that the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular has risen to $2.20.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.05 and as high as $2.39 per gallon.

The Rhode Island price is 7 cents higher than the national average of $2.13.

Last year at this time, the price of gas was 6 cents lower, at $2.14 per gallon.

Across the border in Massachusetts, the price of gasoline dropped slightly in the past week.

AAA Northeast said that the average cost of self-serve, regular is down 2 cents to $2.06 per gallon.

The current in-state price is 7 cents below the national average and the same as it was a year ago.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $1.97 per gallon and as high as $2.29 per gallon.