NEWPORT, NH--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2013) - New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NHTB) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of thirteen cents ($0.13) per share payable July 31, 2013, to stockholders of record as of July 24, 2013.

About New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc.

New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. is the bank holding company of Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb, a federally chartered stock savings bank, which provides a wide range of banking and financial services. In addition, McCrillis & Eldredge Insurance, Inc., a full-line independent insurance agency owned by the Lake Sunapee Bank, offers a complete range of commercial insurance services and consumer products. These subsidiaries operate through 30 offices strategically located within the greater Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee-Kearsarge and Monadnock regions of west-central New Hampshire and central Vermont. New Hampshire Thrift Bancshares, Inc. has total assets of approximately $1.2 billion.

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Stephen R. Theroux