Gas prices in Massachusetts drop another 2 cents

Nationally, gas prices were averaging $3.50 per gallon.
Nationally, gas prices were averaging $3.50 per gallon. Credit: Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press/File

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Those pennies are starting to add up to more than pocket change. Gasoline prices in Massachusetts dropped another another 2 cents per gallon over the last week.

AAA Southern New England reported Monday that a gallon of self-serve regular is now priced at an average of $3.42 per gallon, eight cents below the national average.

In the past month, prices at the pumps have declined 17 cents per gallon — 40 cents lower than at the same time last year.

AAA found self-serve regular in Massachusetts selling for as low as $3.29 per gallon and as high as $3.69.

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