BOSTON (AP) — The price of gas in Massachusetts continues to fall after its post-hurricane spike last month.
AAA Northeast said Monday the price of self-serve, regular is averaging $2.49 per gallon, a two-cent drop since last week.
That’s three cents above the national average and 35 cents higher than the average state price a year ago at this time.
Gas prices had soared after Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, reaching $2.70 per gallon. AAA says the price has now fallen 21 cents since September.
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AAA’s Mary Maguire says that despite the recent declines, drivers are paying some 35 cents more for gas than they did at the same time last year.
AAA found a 50-cents range in prices for self-serve, regular, from a low of $2.29 to a high of $2.79 per gallon.