Economy
11:37 am
Mon December 6, 2010

Gas prices up for fifth straight week

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Gas prices in Rhode Island have climbed for the fifth straight week to an average $3.06 per gallon for regular unleaded.


AAA Southern new England says in its weekly survey released Monday that the price of a gallon of gas rose two cents from last week.


Since this time last year, prices have risen 39 cents a gallon, up nearly 15 percent.


AAA says prices in Rhode Island are 11 cents above the national average of $2.95 per gallon.

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