Gas prices are still on the rise in Maine. According to presshearlad.com and GasBuddy the price of gas in Maine went up 1.9 cents a gallon to an average of $2.56.

Maine is paying a little less than Vermont at $2.60 a gallon but more than New Hampshire at $2.49 a gallon.

The national average remains the same at $2.53 per gallon but that is 8.8 cent a gallon higher than last month and more than 22 cents a gallon from the same time last year.