Maine average gasoline prices down again

Posted June 13, 2011, at 7:19 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine motorists are continuing to enjoy decreasing gasoline prices, which are 25 cents per gallon lower than they were a month ago but still higher than a year ago.

The price-watching website says the average retail gasoline price in Maine has fallen 4.6 cents per gallon in the past week to $3.73 as of Sunday.

With a few consecutive weeks of decreases, the average price in Maine is 25.1 cents per gallon lower than it was a month ago. But says it’s also 98.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago.

The trend is consistent with the national average, which has fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.71.