Maine gas prices continue to rise

The Associated Press
Posted Feb. 06, 2012, at 11:55 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A gallon of gas in Maine has risen by nearly two cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $3.59.

Even though the increase in Maine was smaller than the national average, the average retail price in the state remains 16 cents higher than the national average.

Price-monitoring website reports Monday that prices are nearly 40 cents higher than a year ago and about 15 cents higher than a month ago.

A company analyst says prices have traditionally risen in late February and March, so consumers should expect to pay more at the pump in the coming weeks. printed on July 26, 2017