Gas prices are up a penny from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Drivers have seen gas prices climb by 9 cents over the last month in both the Ocean State and the Bay State, that’s according to the latest survey from AAA Southern New England.
In Rhode Island, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.52. It’s cheaper in Mass, at $3.44 a gallon. AAA urges drivers in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts to shop around, since the range in gas prices is about a quarter.
Have you noticed how a bit of travel can do so much to help us gain perspective on our lives? Stepping into another culture teaches us about our own, which all of a sudden appears in sharp contrast. Even traveling across the U.S. can help us view our day-to-day lives through a very different lens, where what was once routine and prosaic now seems much more profound. As we hear in this encore essay, Daniel Combs discovered this during his own travels, drip by drip.