Maine average gas price creeps up a penny

Posted March 19, 2012, at 2:06 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — After a brief reprieve, Maine gas prices are back on the rise.

Price-monitoring website reports Monday that the average retail price of a gallon of gas has risen a penny to $3.83.

The small jump followed last week’s nearly two-cent loss.

The average price in Maine is three cents above the national average.

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Prices are 26 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago and more than 14 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

The national average has increased nearly 29 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 28 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.


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