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Gas Prices Dropping In Northern New England, Across Nation

CONCORD, N.H. - An analyst says gas prices are dropping in northern New England, reflecting a national decline due to the new coronavirus. The latest GasBuddy.com survey shows Maine gas prices fell 15.1 cents per gallon in the last week, to an average of $2.19. The average price in Vermont is $2.38 per gallon, a drop of 12.6 cents. In New Hampshire, prices went down 6.9 cents, to $2.26 a gallon. 

The national average price of gasoline fell 14.3 cents per gallon to an average of $2.22 in the last week. That's 21.2 cents lower per gallon than a month ago, and 32.9 cents less per gallon than a year ago.