Heating Oil Costs Remain Constant 

Maine energy officials say the average price of heating oil in the state is unchanged from a week ago. The Governor’s Office of Energy Independence and Security’s weekly oil survey found the average price of heating oil Monday was $2.76 a gallon. The lowest prices were in southwestern Maine, while northernMaine had the highest prices. Officials said kerosene was selling for $3.11 a gallon on average Monday, up 2 cents from last week. Propane also rose 2 cents a gallon, and was selling for $2.65 a gallon. (AP)