Gas prices drop 3 cents in RI


Gas prices in Rhode Island have dropped a bit.

AAA Southern New England said Monday the average cost of a gallon of regular unleaded in the state is $3.95, down three cents from last week.

Still, gas is up 10 cents in Rhode Island in the past month. And the current price is 15 cents higher than the national average of $3.80 a gallon.

Rhode Islanders were paying an average of $3.67 a year ago at this time.

And in Massachusetts prices tumbled seven cents per gallon in the past week, yet remain above the national average.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular has fallen to $3.83.

That’s still a dime higher than a month ago, 28 cents higher than at the same time last year, and three cents per gallon above the current national average.

AAA found self-serve, regular selling as low as $3.57 and as high as $3.99 per gallon.


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