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Maine gas prices up from last week and last year

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 21, 2014 at 7:56 am •  Published: April 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Averages gas prices in Maine are up nearly 4 cents a gallon from a week ago and analysts say the trend is expected to continue into next month.

The average price of a gallon of gas in Maine Monday is $3.69 a gallon — up nearly 8 cents from one month ago, according to

The average price for a gallon of gas nationally is $3.62 a gallon — an increase of just over 2 cents from last week.

Gas prices in Maine are 15 cents a gallon higher than they were one year ago.

Analysts predict gas prices will continue to climb for several weeks before tapering off next month.