Maine gasoline prices rise

Posted Feb. 07, 2011, at 11:37 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A price-watching website says average retail gasoline prices in Maine have risen 0.4 cent per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.19 per gallon. says Sunday’s price compares with the national average, which has increased 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.11.

Including the change in prices in Maine during the past week, prices Sunday were 45.4 cents per gallon higher than they were the same day a year ago, and 3.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.