Mass. Gas Prices Up 87 Cents In A Year

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts gas prices are still rising, up another seven cents in the past week to an average of $3.63 for a gallon of self-serve regular.

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that in-state prices have now risen 17 cents in two weeks but still remain 14 cents below the national average.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Fausto Menard talks to AAA’s Mary Maguire

The current price matches the price in August 2008, but is now 87 cents more than at the same time last year.

AAA’s weekly survey found self-serve regular as low as $3.55 and as high as $3.79 per gallon.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • emom

    Its funny , You have to wonder IS the price going up from the manufactures or is it some price gouging on the stations. I see some stations can be as much as 5 cents to almost 15 cents diffrence and that is within a few days, drive town to town and it seems to get higher . something must give and I fear its our wallets,,

  • Petetm

    Still waiting for a logical reason for the price increase. I fear I’ll be waiting a long time.

  • CEO

    Gas prices have more than doubled since Obummer took office. Some analyst think it will be well over $4/gallon by the end of summer and over $5/gallon going into the 2012 election season. That should pretty much guarantee an Obummer defeat.

  • hackwannabe

    Thank you Obama!

    Were are all the “progressives”?

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