• AAA: Gas prices have gone up for 32 straight days


    (MyFoxBoston.com) – Gasoline prices in the Bay State are up four more cents this week and have been on the rise nationally for 32 straight days.

    A AAA Southern New England survey of gas prices in Massachusetts found that self-serve, regular unleaded gas averages $3.729 per gallon. The current price is a cent below the national average for self-serve unleaded at $3.73.

    A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average was $3.60.

    The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 28 cents, from a low of $3.59 to a high of $3.87.

    In addition, the price of crude oil has also shot up 10 percent in the last two months.

    AAA is advising motorists to shop around for the best prices in their area.

    Today's local gas prices and their ranges are as follows:

    Self Serve                  Grade

    $3.72 ($3.599-$3.879) Regular Unleaded

    $3.88 ($3.699-$4.059) Midgrade Unleaded

    $4.01 ($3.799-$4.299) Premium Unleaded

    $4.17 ($4.049-$4.399) Diesel

    Find the most up-to-date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by logging onto AAA.com and clicking on Gas Saving Tips & Tools.

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