Mass. gas prices drop a penny a gallon

The average price for gas in Massachusetts was $3.65 a gallon in the latest weekly AAA survey, down a penny from the previous week’s average, AAA Southern New England said Monday.

The Massachusetts average is 5 cents higher than it was a month ago, AAA Southern New England added.

The current Massachusetts average is the same as the current national average.


A year ago at this time, the Massachusetts average was 16 cents lower at $3.49 a gallon.

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In the current Massachusetts survey, AAA found a 25-cent range in prices, from a low of $3.54 to a high of $3.79.

AAA’s weekly surveys focus on self-serve, regular unleaded gas.

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