AAA: Gas Prices Rise 2 Cents in December

FRAMINGHAM – Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are up two cents this week, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham.

AAA Northeast’s December 2 survey of prices in Massachusetts finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.51 per gallon.

Massachusetts’s price is 7 cents below the national average of $2.58.

A year ago at this time, the average price in Massachusetts was 13 cents higher at $2.64 per gallon.

“Despite minimal increases, prices locally continue to be lower than they were at this same time last year,” said Mary Maguire, Director, Public and Legislative Affairs, in a press release. “That’s good news for holiday shoppers and those planning trips to be with family and friends.”

The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 83 cents, from a low of $2.26 to a high of $3.09.

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

Please remember to slow down and move over for any emergency vehicles on the side of the road.


AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 64 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 5.7 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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