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Gas prices on the rise again

The Sun Chronicle -- As expected, gasoline prices in Massachusetts are again on the rise after a one-week reprieve.

AAA Southern New England reported Monday self-serve, regular is selling for an average of $3.58 per gallon, a 3-cent jump over last week, when prices dropped 1 cent after two straight weeks of 9-cent hikes.

Even though the cost has gone up 20 cents in the past month and are the highest since early June, the price in Massachusetts remains 3 cents below the national average and 15 cents lower than at the same time a year ago, AAA said.

MassachusettsGasPrices.com found regular had climbed 7.8 cents, averaging just under $3.65 a gallon.

In Attleboro Monday, the Shell station on South Avenue (Route 123) was selling regular for $3.69, up 4 cents from last week.


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Aug 10, 2012 5:32:10 AM

no reason, just Pig Oil greed.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 9:50:30 PM

Unbelievable.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 6:57:12 PM

With the Chevron fire, no doubt prices are headed up here.
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Anyone have a list of the states and major metropolitan areas that have seen the biggest increases since the end of July?
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 1:43:05 PM

Price jumped ten cents here yesterday alone.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 12:12:22 PM

OIC
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 10:33:46 AM

sad but true
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 10:23:07 AM

Hey I'd be happy to see it stay around $3. I think that would do more for the economy than anything else.

[Edited by: hatterasjack at 8/7/2012 11:23:48 AM EST]
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JXQW
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 10:09:11 AM

It is just absurd, oil prices are not that high. We are going into another recession, or we never come out of it?
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Pipeline is shut. Oil supply is reduced, and thus gasoline prices are higher. Prices will get higher in the coming years.
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Thank you captain obvious. Slow news week for you?
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 9:34:00 AM

Explain to me like a six-year old why these gas prices keep fluctuating? Its a jacked up system when prices can go down to $3 and then zoom up to $4 in one day!!
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The whole system is screwed up.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 9:14:58 AM

It still sucks...
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The site would not ope without joining. GB please don't use membership only sites.
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romney,the master of greed, must be so proud!
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:57:29 AM

What is there to say? Open your wallet or drive less or a combination of the two. That's what I do insofar as the vehicle goes. If need be I cut back on life's pleasures first and then essentials. Though so far I've not needed to go that far I really feel sorry for my GasBuddy's that have needed to take drastic actions to maintain their homes, health and families.

[Edited by: Ticobird at 8/7/2012 9:58:59 AM EST]
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No kidding
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:49:46 AM

BS
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:40:53 AM

This is crap. When is something going to be done to stop the GREED.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:29:31 AM

Some stations in my area have gone up nearly 20 cents in the last 2 weeks.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:28:58 AM

The yo-yo is coming back up.
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Eh. here it comes again.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:25:20 AM

Welcome to the party, Massachusetts.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:25:02 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:24:26 AM

the consumer only has so much money to go around and when pig oil takes a bigger chunk other spending suffers . this is a great way to keep us in perpetual recession . something stinks and our spineless governments are too scared or too stupid to do anything about it .
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:24:21 AM

GREED still rules, so you "Drill Baby Drill" idiots, keep dreaming. We, the US, are actually exporting our oil now...............
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only going to get worse, until we move from recession to depression.
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just cut back on those extra trips
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:22:49 AM

Well this was a no brainer one only has to drive down the street to see the change in prices
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:22:26 AM

more of the same
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:22:15 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:22:05 AM


Imagine that.........
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:21:50 AM

Would love to see $3.58 again.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:20:44 AM

Up 10
Down 1
Up 5
Down 2
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stable here
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:19:03 AM

Through the roof.
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Just plain GREED.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:18:36 AM

Oh well....
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:18:07 AM

We're up about .25/gallon.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:18:01 AM

damn speculators
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:16:41 AM

38 cents higher than a month ago here.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:16:32 AM

What is Old is New again and again and again.......
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:16:30 AM

Gas prices on the rise?!?!? Stop the presses and say it isn't so!
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:16:29 AM

Here too.....15 cents to $3.49
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:15:24 AM

It's going to drop in SE Michigan due to the pipeline starting up again!
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:15:19 AM

WE need a back to school sale on gas.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:15:06 AM

Maybe we will see $6 a gallon after all.
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kpacey
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:14:53 AM

Just the way they want it, up 9 cents down 1.
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 8:14:48 AM

no "excuse" like the mid west...just going up
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