BOSTON - Gas prices in Massachusetts reached a new record high Wednesday, according to AAA. The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the state is now $4.44 a gallon.
That's up 2 cents in a day and 20 cents in the last week. A year ago at this time it was $1.57 lower at $2.87 a gallon.
The national average is now $4.40 a gallon, AAA said Wednesday. California has the highest average price at $5.84 a gallon.
Diesel prices have also hit a new high in Massachusetts, now averaging $6.29 as of Wednesday.
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