‘It’s a Bit Ridiculous’: Mass. Drivers Feeling Pressure at Gas Pumps

The slow recovery from the pandemic is putting pressure on people at gas pumps according to AAA, with gasoline prices on the rise by the week.

“It’s a bit ridiculous because we have to drive so far to go to work. For me as a medical assistant it’s a lot of money at the end of the month,” said Eliani Caetano, who shares a car with her husband to save on gas.

Frank Lacroix was fueling his hybrid sedan at a station in Framingham Monday night where he noticed premium level gasoline was over $4.

“I haven’t seen that in a long time,” he said.