After decline, gas prices rise in RI

Providence, R.I. – Gas prices in Rhode Island have climbed a penny to an average $2.75 for a gallon of regular unleaded. AAA Southern New England says on Monday that its weekly survey shows prices have ended a five-week downward trend.

The price in Rhode Island is two cents per gallon over the national average.It's five cents higher per gallon than at this time last year.