PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI/AP) — Gas prices are up one cent in Rhode Island and up six cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast.
AAA Northeast said Monday in its weekly survey that self-serve, regular unleaded is averaging $2.58 per gallon in Rhode Island, which is two cents above the national average of $2.56.
The survey also found that the average price of gas in Massachusetts if $2.53 per gallon, which is three cents below the national average.
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The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island is 37 cents higher than it was at this time last year. At that time, gas was averaging $2.21 per gallon. The Massachusetts price has risen 41 cents since this time last year, when it was averaging $2.12 per gallon.
AAA found that in Rhode Island, self-serve, regular gasoline is selling for as low as $2.39 per gallon and as high as $2.70. In Massachustts, AAA Northeast found a 42-cents range in prices for self-serve, regular, from a low of $2.37 to a high of $2.79 per gallon.