Gas Prices Again on the Rise in CT

Nationally, prices went down. That wasn’t the case in Connecticut.

After a brief respite from rising gas prices last week, the price at the pump once again appears to be on the rise. The state average, according to price tracking website ConnecticutGasPrices.com, rose two cents to $4.10.

The national average dropped three cents to $3.79 in the past week.

"In the last few years, we've typically seen a seasonal downward trend at the gas pump as the cooler temperatures invade," said analyst Patrick DeHaan, of GasBuddy.com, the parent company of ConnecticutGasPrices.com.

"We just haven't seen any sort of real decline at the pump yet this autumn. This year has seen one of the warmest ever- temperatures and gasoline prices alike,” he added. "High temperatures have been blamed on global warming, perhaps we're seeing a long term 'pump warming' equivalent at retail pumps. Either way, the small drop in gasoline prices isn't to the satisfaction of many, and I don't see enough relief to satisfy the majority of American motorists any time soon.”

To find the lowest gas prices in the area, check the Brookfield Patch commute section.

Daniella Ruiz October 02, 2012 at 02:02 AM
increases in fuel costs, taxes, union employee demands, wealthy demanding more for less, politicians obstructing petition submissions, homelessness, job losses, aging roads, pedophiles galore, gangs of violent drug dealers, etc etc... oh, the joy of living in connecticut.
Steven DeVaux October 02, 2012 at 04:48 AM
Welcome to Brookfield 2012. Ain't America great or what?
sock puppet October 02, 2012 at 06:01 AM
I agree, Davidson and Lasser have been raising gas prices and busing in homeless pedhophiles for to long, and it has to end!
Ken October 02, 2012 at 01:40 PM
And don't forget the crime wave in Brookfield, primarily shoplifting. Oh, wait a minute none of those arrested were from Brookfield. Well, no matter it is still the town's fault. Right? Not.


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