- Associated Press - Monday, February 19, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Gas prices are down somewhat in northern New England, mirroring a trend in nationwide prices.

GasBuddy’s daily survey of more than 1,200 gas outlets in Maine found that average retail gasoline prices in the state have fallen 5.3 cents in the past week to an average of $2.55 per gallon. New Hampshire has seen a slide of 3.3 cents to $2.50 per gallon in that time.

GasBuddy says the national average gas price has fallen 5.4 cents per gallon in the past week to $2.51 per gallon. Prices on Sunday in Maine were 22.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago.

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