Gas Prices Increase with Loosening of Coronavirus Restrictions


Over the past week, gas prices have increased nationally by 3 cents to $1.97 a gallon which is 84 cents less than a year ago.  There was also a 700,000 barrel decrease in total domestic stock.  In Delaware gas prices increase 1 cent to $1.88 per gallon.  Officials at AAA Mid-Atlantic expect pump prices to…

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Spike in Holiday Traffic Brings Increase in Gas Prices

A spike in driving travel over the holidays has resulted in higher prices at the pumps both nationally and regionally.  The national average for unleaded gas increased three cents to $2.58 on Friday.  In Delaware the price at the pump jumped 4 cents to $2.38 a gallon.  Officials at AAA Mid-Atlantic are watching the situation…

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Tolls Going Up on Delaware Memorial Bridge – Beginning May 1

Beginning Wednesday, it will cost more to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge.  Tolls will increase for ALL vehicle classifications – to raise about $32-million in annual revenue to fund the Delaware River and Bay Authority’s Capital Improvement Program.  The rate increase was approved during the February DRBA Commissioners meeting.

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Fenwick Island Approves Gross Rental Receipts Increase; No Election in August

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The Fenwick Island town council has approved an increase in gross rental receipts tax.  A first reading was approved last month. The ordinance change includes a .5% tax increase for the rental of rooms in any motel or hotel in the commercial zone, for the rental of single-family units and non-conforming dwellings in the commercial…

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