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Gas Prices Jump in Western Mass


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Gas prices in the Springfield area have jumped more than 7 cents over the past week.

GasBuddy.com reports the average price per gallon is $3.60. That’s up 12 cents in the past month, and is 18 cents higher than the same time last year.

The national average of $3.62 is at its highest point since last August, and GasBuddy analysts predict prices will continue to rise for another month.

To find or report the lowest gas prices in your area, click on the ABC40 Gas Tracker.

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