But the sure signs of Spring are already here, construction has begun on just about every street in Portland, ice cream shops are shaking off the cobwebs of the off season and have opened, and gas prices here in Maine have started to creep back up
Gas prices have been on the rise ever since we hit a low back in February of this year of $1.69 a gallon. Before you start complaining about the price of gas though, have a look at this picture that was taken in Portland back in April of 2013.
Gas prices continue to plummet across the country and they recently dropped below $3 per gallon for the first time in Maine in almost four years. If you're like me you keep wondering where it will end. Could we actually go below $2 per gallon? Experts say it could happen in some places.
I was certainly not complaining when I filled by tank yesterday for $3.12 at the Cumberland Farms in Norway. That's with a 10 cent discount that they offer with membership, but it's still a significant drop in recent weeks. It got me wondering why there's a sudden drop in gas prices with all the turmoil in the world right now.
When we last looked at soaring gas prices around Memorial Day Weekend, they were a whopping $3.64 per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline. Now the average price of gas in Maine is $3.74, according to WMTW.
The Portland television news station reported Monday that gas prices in Maine have increased by 3...