Prices for regular unleaded gas as of June 9:


Airport Mobil $3.239 Depot Corner $3.199

Edgartown Mobil $3.259

Oak Bluffs

deBettencourt’s $3.139

Jim’s $3.299

Vineyard Haven

Citgo $3.239

Tisbury Shell $3.249

West Tisbury

Up-Island Automotive $3.129


Menemsha Texaco $2.999

Massachusetts state average (source: AAA) $2.551

Grocery Basket

This week we shopped for Asian food but added ice cream with a universal message to cool things down.

On June 10 we shopped for:

Thai noodles (5.75 oz.)

Soy sauce (10 oz.)

Teriyaki baste and glaze (12 oz.)

Water chestnuts (8 oz.)

Chow mein noodles (5 oz.)

Bean sprouts (14 oz.)

Duck sauce (10 oz.)

Szechuan sauce (7.25 oz)

Hot mustard (7.25 oz.)

Sweet and sour sauce (7.5 oz.)

Mandarin orange segments (11 oz.)

Ben & Jerry’s Imagine Whirled Peace ice cream (1 pt.)

The total cost* before tax for each order was:

$33.58 at Reliable,

$29.94 at Stop & Shop,

$35.52 at Cronig’s without Our Island Club card, or

$31.97 at Cronig’s with the card.

*Stop & Shop had ice cream on sale with their free frequent shopper card; sales run from Friday to Thursday. Cronig’s gives a 10 per cent discount to Our Island Club cardholders, which charges an annual fee. These prices represent a snapshot in time only; on any date prices may vary.