Gas prices continue to drop in New Britain area, state

Published on Monday, 23 March 2020 09:31
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Connecticut's gas prices continue to drop since the outbreak of the coronavirus has forced most residents to self-quarantine in their homes if possible.

Gas in the state has dropped 12 cents over the past week, from $2.41 a gallon to its current price of $2.29, according to AAA. The drop from one month ago is even starker, as customers are now paying 27 cents less per gallon. One year ago the average gallon gas price for Connecticut was $2.75.The lowest seen in the area this weekend was $1.89 in Terryville.

Among those under $2, there are a few options in Bristol on Farmington Avenue, including $1.97 on Route 6. In New Britain Monday morning you can get a reported gas price for $2.00 at gas stations on South Main Street and Burritt Street.

In Plainville, the low is $1.98 on East Street. In Southington, the lowest reported was $1.98 on Marion Street. In Berlin and Newington, at several locations, it's $2.16 per gallon.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Business, General News on Monday, 23 March 2020 09:31. Updated: Monday, 23 March 2020 09:33.