Unitil Declares Common Stock Dividend

Sep 21, 2011, 14:09 ET from Unitil Corporation

HAMPTON, N.H., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitil Corporation (NYSE: UTL) (www.unitil.com) today announced that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.345 per share, payable on November 15, 2011 to shareholders of record on November 1, 2011.  This quarterly dividend results in a current effective annual dividend rate of $1.38 per share.

About Unitil Corporation

Unitil Corporation provides energy for life by safely and reliably delivering natural gas and electricity in New England. We are committed to the communities we serve and to developing people, business practices, and technologies that lead to dependable, more efficient energy. Unitil Corporation is a public utility holding company with operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Together, Unitil’s operating utilities serve approximately 100,900 electric customers and 70,800 natural gas customers. Other subsidiaries include Usource, Unitil’s non-regulated business segment. For more information about our people, technologies, and community involvement please visit www.unitil.com.

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David Chong – Investor Relations Phone: 603-773-6499 Email:  chong@unitil.com

Alec O’Meara – Media Relations Phone: 603-773-6404 Email:  omeara@unitil.com

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