BOSTON (AP) — Gas prices in Massachusetts soared eight cents per gallon in the past week yet still remain well below the national average.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Fausto Menard spoke to AAA Southern New England’s Mary Maguire:

AAA Southern New England reports Monday that self-serve, regular jumped to an average of $3.87 per gallon, a nickel below the national average.

The current price is 16 cents higher than a month ago and 24 cents per gallon more than at the same time last year.

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AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $3.72 and as high as $3.99 per gallon.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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