April 23, 2018
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Gas down five cents a gallon in Maine

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine — The average cost of a gallon of gas in Maine has dropped by nearly a nickel in the past week.

Price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com announced Monday that the average retail cost is now $3.39 per gallon, more than 12 cents less than a month ago.

That’s still seven cents above the national average and almost 38 cents more than at the same time a year ago.

A company analyst warns that consumers could not get too excited because the current price is still a historic high for this time of year, and volatility is expected for the rest of the year.

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