For the second week in a row, gas prices in Maine dropped this week, but nationally, the average price for a gallon of gas has gone up.

According to the price monitoring site Gas Buddy, the average price for a gallon of gas this week in Maine is at $2.283 a gallon, which is down over 2 cents from last weeks average of $2.306.

Nationally, the average price for a gallon of gas is at $2.311, which is up from last weeks average of $2.284.

We searched locally for the lowest gas prices in Central Maine, and in Augusta, the lowest price we could find was at the Kenoco Station on 336 Western Ave, which is selling gas at $2.19 a gallon.

In Waterville, the cheapest place for gas we could find was at the Citgo 364 Main St/ Waterville Commons Dr which reported selling gas at $2.25 a gallon.