Prices up at the pumps ahead of the long weekend

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The Energy and Utilities Board has increased the price of gas and diesel ahead of the New Brunswick Day long weekend.

At midnight, the new maximum price of a litre of self-serve gasoline jumped 2.7 cents to sit at $1.27.2. 

The most a litre of diesel can cost is $1.30.8, up 1.6 cents.

Propane was also up at midnight, with a litre setting you back $0.85.17, up 0.89 cents.

Most retailers will sell for a few cents less than the maximum retail price.