Hawaii's got nothing on the Vineyard

Regular gas on the island passes $4 a gallon
MOBIL should probably charge their motto

An Edgartown station where the owner said "You know its bad when the guy delivering your fuel complains about the cost to fill his truck."
MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MA - The average price of gasoline on the Vineyard is nearly $4 a gallon. A recent survey of island pumps reveals a range of nearly 25-cents a gallon when it comes to regular self or full serve gasoline. The lowest price surveyed was $3.85 and the highest was $4.09.

Prices on super unleaded ranged from $4.11 to $4.29 per gallon. Despite the record high fill-ups, station attendants say that they have not been hearing a lot of complaints about something many customers feel they can do nothing about.

According to AAA, the average price nationally for a gallon of unleaded remains around $3.50 per gallon, up nearly a dollar over one year ago.

Meanwhile, across the ditch on the mainland

The price of a barrel of oil rose to nearly $120. early today, and on Cape Cod the prices ranged from $3.43 to $3.54 for regular. 

The nationwide average price for a gallon of unleaded fuel was $3.51, a new record and in the state $3.50, according to AAA.

Hilo, Honolulu and Wailuku each set new records with fuel prices averaging $3.85, $3.65 and $4.16, respectively and California's average price hit $3.86, while New Jersey had the cheapest gas, at $3.31.

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