gas prices

May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gas Prices Could Rise Due to Iran Deal Decision, AAA Says

Pump prices may climb up to $3.00 per gallon in the Washington metro area this summer due in part to the impact of economic sanctions on Iran, AAA mid-Atlantic warns. “Though anticipated, today’s White House decision brings a wide variety of global and domestic impacts,” said John Townsend II, spokesperson for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “In the […]

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February 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Over the Past Year, Gas Prices Have ‘Seen Quite a Jump’

You might have noticed it: a dollar isn’t getting the MPG it used to. Gas prices have increased about 15 percent over the last year, said Tom Calcagni, regional director of public and government affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic. The national average for a gallon of gas was $2.26 a year ago. Now it’s about $2.60. […]

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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Traveling this Thanksgiving weekend? You’re not alone, AAA projects more than 48.7 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. 2. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed in the County Thanksgiving weekend. 3. The Dick and Jody Vilardo Foundation donated $4,000 to help Manna […]

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night on Airpark Road. 2. Gas prices continue to drop before the busy Thanksgiving travel period. 3. An interfaith Thanksgiving service is taking place tonight at Congregation Har Shalom in […]

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November 1, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Gas Prices are Falling Locally and Across the Country

The national gas price average continues to plummet, dropping to $3.00 per gallon Friday for regular grade gasoline, which is seven cents less than one week ago, 33 cents less than one month ago and 28 cents below last year’s price. Friday’s average marks the lowest average since December 23, 2010, according to the American […]

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August 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

Gas Price Down From Summer Peak

According to the AAA Mid-Atlantic, retail gas prices are falling across the nation, even in Maryland. After reaching a summer high of $3.70 a gallon on July 23, Maryland’s average cost per gallon has dropped nine cents to $3.61 as of August 9. This price is 15 cents higher than on July 1 when Maryland’s […]

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July 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

Pain At The Pump (Infographic)

Sticker shock at the pump this week as gas prices have risen dramatically.

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