A 73-year-old man is being held without bail, facing attempted arson and attempted murder charges. Police say Jack Aiguier tried to set fire to a tent where a couple was sleeping on Tuesday morning.
The cost of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has dropped for the fourth consecutive week.
Massachusetts gas prices have inched up a penny, the fourth consecutive week of higher prices.
AAA reported Tuesday that prices dropped for the eighth consecutive week to an average of $3.61 for a gallon of self-serve, regular.
Gas prices are down in Massachusetts for the fifth consecutive week.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning gas stations against price gouging as the cost of gasoline continues to climb.
Gas prices are racing toward $4 a gallon, and Raynham selectmen are asking the Attorney General to investigate if gas stations are jacking up their prices just to make a buck.
After four consecutive weeks of price increases, the average gas price held steady for the third week in March at $3.48 per gallon.
Gasoline prices were up another $0.03 in Massachusetts the week of March 6, 2011, to $3.48 per gallon.
Gas prices keep soaring, and now the government is warning they could be as high as four dollars a gallon this summer. Prices have risen every day for three weeks, and are now fourteen cents higher than they were last week.