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Gas Prices Surge More Than 30 Cents in a Month; Are you Driving Less?

The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has gone up 34 cents in Shrewsbury in the past month.

Gas prices in Shrewsbury continue their upward march, with prices reaching the highest point ever in February and up more than a quarter in the past month.

AAA Southern New England said its survey of prices in Massachusetts on Wednesday found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.77 per gallon, seven cents higher than a week ago and up 34 cents over the past month.

On Monday, the national average for self serve unleaded of $3.73 and a year ago at this time the Massachusetts average price was $3.60.

According to Gas Buddy, you can find the cheapest gas in Shrewsbury at: Flynn's Truck Stop on Route 20 at $3.69; and A Plus Express on Route 9 at $3.73.

AAA offers a new gas saving tip each week with its gas price updates. This week, the AAA suggests drivers accelerate smoothly and brake gradually - it’s safer, uses less gas and reduces brake wear.

Tell us: Have you noticed the higher gas prices? If so, how are you reacting? Are you driving less? Tell us in the comments.

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