Local gas prices hit nearly $3 a gallon
The average price for gas in Massachusetts is now nearly $3 a gallon, AAA Southern New England said today.
AAA conducts weekly surveys to determine the average price for a gallon of self-serve, regular unleaded gas.
In the latest weekly survey, out today, the average price in Massachusetts was $2.999 per gallon, up 2 cents from the previous week's average price, AAA Southern New England said.
The national average for a gallon of gas is $2.97. A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average price was $2.59, AAA Southern New England said.