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Maine Gas Prices Sharply Lower This Week

Gas prices in Maine and across the country dropped sharply this week as oil prices are hovering around four year lows. The average gas price in Maine was down just under 10 cents per gallon for an average of $2.39 per gallon.

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Joe Scarnici, Getty Images
Joe Scarnici, Getty Images

Study Shows School Shopping Costs Rise To An Average Of More Than $1,200 Per Family

Back when I was in school, back to school shopping meant going to Barefoot Trader on Lisbon Street in Lewiston to buy a couple pairs of corduroys (those pants were horrible), some notebooks, pens and pencils and maybe a new lunchbox. Maybe 75 bucks spent. 

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Are Lower This Week

Gas prices across Maine and the country dropped as oil prices are at a four year low. The average for a gallon of gas in Maine dropped over seven per gallon this week, the statewide average is now $2.47 a gallon.

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Steve Hix, Thinkstock
Steve Hix, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Down This Week; Up Nationally

Maine gas prices continued to fall this week, down another 3.5 cents per gallon this week for a statewide average of $2.55 a gallon. However, nationally the average for a gallon of gas went up eight cents a gallon, for a national average of $2.67 per gallon.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images

How Much Should You Be Paying Your Babysitter?

It's been many years since I needed a babysitter. If my older sister Mary wasn't watching me, it was usually a teenager that lived on my street. I have no idea how much my parents paid for babysitting but I am sure it's nowhere close to what the average hourly wage for a babysitter today.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Lower This Week

Maine gas prices continue to fall as Labor Day approaches. This week, the average price for a gallon of gas in Maine is at $2.59 a gallon. That is down from $2.64 a gallon from one week ago. The national average is also at $2.59 a gallon, down from $2.65 a gallon from last week.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

L.L.Bean Continues Expansion

When I say L.L.Bean, you probably think Freeport, Maine. However, L.L.Bean has expanded their brick-and-mortar stores, which now number 26 outside of Maine.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Drop This Week

Maine gas prices were down about a nickel a gallon this week. The statewide average is now at $2.64 per gallon. Nationally, the average was also down five cents per gallon, for an average of $2.65 per gallon.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Lower This Week

Maine gas prices have dropped four cents a gallon this week, that's according to the price monitoring website GasBuddy.com. The statewide average is now at $2.71 a gallon.

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