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FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts’s average gas price is the same as last week, averaging $2.76 per gallon. 

Today’s price is 12 cents higher than a month ago ($2.64), and 65 cents higher than March 29, 2020 ($2.11).

Massachusetts’s average gas price is 10 cents lower than the national average.

“Growing supplies and cheaper crude oil prices are putting downward pressure on pump prices for the majority of motorists,” said Mary Maguire, AAA Northeast Director of Public and Government Affairs, in a press release. “These are positive signs that less expensive gas prices could be around the corner, but not enough to indicate a steady trend just yet.”

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AAA Northeast’s March 29 survey of fuel prices found the current national average to be 2 cents lower than last week ($2.88), averaging $2.86 a gallon.

Today’s national average price is 15 cents higher than a month ago ($2.71), and 84 cents higher than this day last year ($2.02).

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RegionCurrent Price*One Week AgoOne Month AgoOne Year Ago
Rhode Island$2.78$2.79$2.63$2.12

*Prices as of March 29, 2021


AAA Northeast is a not-for-profit auto club with 70 offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire and New York, providing more than 6 million local AAA members with travel, insurance, finance, and auto-related services

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.