Maine gasoline prices rise 16.1 cents in past week

The Associated Press
Posted Feb. 28, 2011, at 2:48 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A price-watching website says average retail gasoline prices in Maine have risen 16.1 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.38 per gallon.

MaineGasPrices.com says its survey of Sunday’s prices also shows consumers were paying 67.4 cents per gallon more than they were on the same day one year ago, and 19.6 cents per gallon more than a month ago.

Sunday’s average price compares with the national average, which has increased 17 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.34.

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