So ‘Black Friday’ is coming up the day after Thanksgiving. That is followed by ‘Small Business Saturday’, a chance to shop at the small, local businesses in your community. Monday is ‘Cyber Monday’, a day to do your shopping online.
The old adage says that all good things must come to an end, that's the case with gas prices in Maine this week. After, several months of falling prices, they went up a little over two cents a gallon this for a statewide average of $2.23 per gallon.
After several months of gas prices dropping in Maine, things have seemed to run out of gas. The average for a gallon of gas in Maine is holding at $2.20 per gallon, that's according to the price monitoring website GasBuddy.com.
The tax foundation has released a study that shows that Maine has the highest tax per gallon on beer in New England. Maine has a tax of thirty-five cents per gallon on beer, that ranks Maine #17 nationally on that tax and the highest in New England.