Northeast CPI up 2.7 percent in Aug.

THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX in the Northeast increased 2.7 percent year over year in August,, the same pace as the U.S. city average. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX in the Northeast increased 2.7 percent year over year in August,, the same pace as the U.S. city average. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT
PROVIDENCE – The consumer price index in the Northeast region increased 2.7 percent in August year over year, driven by rises in the cost of energy, fuels and utilities, and gasoline, according to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Thursday. The 2.7 percent Northeast CPI rise was exactly in line with the United…
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