Maine gas prices cross $4 per gallon mark

AUGUSTA (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gas in Maine has crossed the $4 threshold.

Price-monitoring website MaineGasPrices.com reports Monday that the average retail cost rose nearly four cents per gallon in the past week to $4.01.

The national average rose just over two cents in the past week to an average of $3.86 per gallon.

Current prices are now 31 cents per gallon more than at the same time last year and 19 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

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Joe Gray's picture

Why can't you tell us why!

If we are so much higher than the national average, is that normal or is something at play here? Why don't the reporters for the Sun Journal do any type of investigating or at least interviewing local gas distributors to find out why we are so high compared to national averages?

JOHN PAINTER's picture

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