PORTLAND — The price of a gallon of gas in Maine dropped nearly two cents in the past week down to an average of $3.51.

The price-monitoring website MaineGasprices.com reports Monday that the cost is about a nickel higher than the national average.

The cost in Maine remains about 63 cents per gallon higher than the same day a year ago and more than two cents lower than a month ago.

A company petroleum analyst says consumers are likely to see a slow rise in gas prices with progress made the in the Greek debt crisis.


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