Massachusetts Gas Prices Up a Penny, Expected to Fall


BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gas prices are up by a penny this week, but drivers can expect prices to fall this holiday season.

AAA Northeast found in its weekly survey released Monday that the price of self-serve, regular is averaging $2.49 per gallon.

The average price is three cents above the national average of $2.46. It’s 32 cents higher than the price in Massachusetts was a year ago at this time — $2.17 per gallon.

According to, prices on Cape Cod range between $2.35 and $2.72.

AAA says gas prices are expected to drop as supply strengthens and the demand for gasoline weakens throughout the winter.

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