It's been up. It's been down. Now, this week the price of a gallon of gas, according to AAA Northeast has not changed since last week. This of course is on average. You could see slightly elevated or decreased prices depending on where you go for your gas in the Berkshires.

No change from last week across the state on average...

Massachusetts’s average gas price is the same as last week, averaging $3.38 per gallon. AAA says that today’s price is 3 cents lower than a month ago ($3.41), and $1.17 higher than it was on January 3, 2021 ($2.21). Massachusetts’s average gas price is 10 cents higher than the national average.

The impact of COVID-19 continues to factor into the price at the pump...

Prices have been trending downward, which is good news for motorists... Factors such as the continuing impact of COVID and the willingness of OPEC nations to increase oil production will play a role in what prices we see at the pumps throughout the first quarter of the year. ~ Mary Maguire, Director of Public/Government Affairs. 

 

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What are we paying in the Berkshires, and more specifically in Pittsfield?

The AAA website lists the average prices in the metro areas of all states, including Massachusetts. You can see the list HERE. Pittsfield is the one local city that is listed. According to AAA, the average Pittsfield price for regular gas is still $3.38 per gallon. Mid-grade gasoline is currently at $3.66 per gallon, and if you put premium gas in your tank in Pittsfield, you will be paying nearly $3.88 per gallon.

 

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