Gas Prices Continue to Rise

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BOSTON (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts is up another 6 cents, and has now leapt 16 cents in the past six weeks.

AAA Northeast said Monday that a gallon of self-serve, regular is selling for $2.50.

The Massachusetts price is 12 cents lower than the current national average for the same grade and the same as it was in the state one year ago.

AAA attributes the rising price of gas to increasing demand and tightening stocks across the country.

AAA found a wide range of prices, from a low of $2.31 per gallon to a high of $3.05.

On Cape Cod, gas prices range between $2.55 to $2.69 according to gas buddy dot com. 

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