Mass. Gas Prices Continue To Skyrocket

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gas prices have jumped another nickel in the past week, and have now increased 18 cents in the past month and a half.

AAA Southern New England reported Monday that self-serve regular is now selling for an average of $2.97 per gallon, two cents above the national average.

WBZ-TV’s Peg Rusconi reports.

The current price is 36 cents more than at the same time last year.

AAA found self-serve regular selling as low as $2.84 per gallon to as high as $3.09.

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