Thursday, February 21, 2013
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has risen to $3.81 in Woburn over the past month.
Gas prices in Woburn continue their upward march, with prices reaching the highest point ever in February and up more than a quarter in the past month. AAA Southern New England said its survey of prices in Massachusetts on Monday found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.72 per gallon, four cents higher than a week ago and up 31 cents over the past month. On Wednesday, the average price for a gallon of regular in Woburn was $3.81, up signifcantly over a month ago, according to AAA. The national average for self serve unleaded of $3.73 and a year ago at this time the Massachusetts average price was $3.60. According to prices listed on AAA's app, the least expensive gallon of gas in Woburn on Wednesday was being sold at Al Prime …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Gas prices in the area have increased by 20 cents over the past month.
The lower gas price of a month ago is now just a memory as regular gas prices have increased by 20 cents over the past month in the Boston area. The average regular gallon of gas is $3.80 today in the Boston area compared to $3.60 just a month ago. Mid-range gas is now $3.94 compared to $3.76 from a month ago and premium has increased to $4.07 from $3.88, according to AAA. Closer to home, there are at least three stations charging less than the area average -- Best Petroleum on Main Street has regular gas at $3.68, Gibbs at 107 Winn St. is $3.70 and the Kwik Stop on Washington Street is $3.70. Gas prices are up, but they are nothing compared to the summer of 2008 when AAA reports a gallon of regular gas shot up to $4.09. Check out our …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
NSTAR announced Monday that if a proposal is approved by the state, gas customers could see a 16 percent drop in heating prices by Feb. 1.
NSTAR Gas customers may see some relief in their winter heating costs. According to press release put out by the utility company today, NSTAR customer can expect a mid-winter price cut thanks to a "continued steady decline in natural gas prices." "NSTAR’s current supply price, which is already significantly less than last winter, will drop by 16 percent on February 1 if the company’s proposal is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities," the release states. What this means for customers, NSTAR says, is that on average, the new lower supply price will save NSTAR customers who heat with natural gas about $15 a month compared with current rates and a total of about $30 a month compared to last winter. “Along with being one…
Monday, May 23, 2011
Our list of cheap gas stations will save you a few dollars at the pump.
Gas prices are up throughout the country, and in the Woburn area prices have reached over $3.81 per gallon. Ouch. Woburn Patch is all about keeping you informed, and we'd love to help you save an extra dollar or two when possible. With that in mind, we've compiled a list of the cheapest gas in the area. We created the list using the MapQuest cheap gas tool, which was built by our parent company, AOL. The bad news is that the lowest updated price listed is $3.81 per gallon, which isn't exactly cheap. It'll still keep a few extra pennies in your pocket. Note also that prices are subject to change. Gas prices in Woburn and surrounding towns updated within the last 48 hours as of 8 p.m., Sunday, May 22.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
The Woburn Patch Moms Council has scoured the city and discovered five ways for families to save money, while still having fun.
We're all watching our family budgets these days. Whether shopping with coupons or looking for two-for-one deals, we're taking advantage of all sorts of offers and savings that help us stretch our dollars. This Frugal Family column is dedicated to giving you five great local deals each week that will help your family’s bottom line, and since we do the scouting for you, you can save time as well as money. You are a big part of this column. Let us hear about the deals you've seen. Just add them to our comment box. Then come back each week and see what we've uncovered together. This week, Woburn Patch scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on movies, gasoline and techie toys. 1) Blockbuster Deal: The Main Street store is …