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SCHEDULE 14A

(Rule 14a-101)

 

INFORMATION REQUIRED IN PROXY STATEMENT

 

SCHEDULE 14A INFORMATION

 

Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No.     )

 

Filed by the Registrant    x

Filed by a Party other than the Registrant    ¨

 

Check the appropriate box:

 

 

 

 

¨       Preliminary Proxy Statement

 

¨       Confidential, For Use of the

Commission Only (as permitted by

Rule 14a-6(e)(2))

x      Definitive Proxy Statement

 

 

¨       Definitive Additional Materials

 

 

¨       Soliciting Material Under Rule 14a-12

 

 

 

UNITIL CORPORATION

 

(Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if Other Than the Registrant)

 

Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):

x    No fee required.

¨    Fee computed on table below per Exchange Act Rules 14a-6(i)(1) and 0-11.

 

1.

 

Title of each class of securities to which transaction applies:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

2.

 

Aggregate number of securities to which transaction applies:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

3.

 

Per unit price or other underlying value of transaction computed pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 0-11 (set forth the amount on which the filing fee is calculated and state how it was determined):

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

4.

 

Proposed maximum aggregate value of transaction:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

5.

 

Total fee paid:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

¨    Fee paid previously with preliminary materials.

 

¨    Check box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Exchange Act Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing for which the offsetting fee was paid previously. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the form or schedule and the date of its filing.

 

 

1.

 

Amount previously paid:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

2.

 

Form, Schedule or Registration Statement No.:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

3.

 

Filing Party:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

4.

 

Date Filed:

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

March 13, 2009

 

Dear Fellow Shareholder,

 

I am pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Unitil Corporation. The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2009, at 10:30 A.M., at the office of the Company, 6 Liberty Lane West, Hampton, New Hampshire. This year, shareholders are being asked to vote on the election of three directors.

 

Regardless of the size of your holdings, it is important that your shares be represented at the meeting. Whether or not you plan to attend the meeting, please complete, sign and return the enclosed proxy card in the accompanying envelope or vote by telephone or via the Internet in accordance with the instructions provided by your broker as soon as possible. Voting by any of these methods will ensure that your vote is counted at the Annual Meeting if you do not attend in person.

 

I am very pleased that you have chosen to invest in Unitil Corporation, and look forward to seeing you at the meeting. On behalf of the directors and management of Unitil Corporation, thank you for your continued support and confidence in 2009.

 

Sincerely,

 



 

Robert G. Schoenberger

 

Chairman of the Board of Directors,

Chief Executive Officer and

President


 

Hampton, New Hampshire

March 13, 2009

 

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Unitil Corporation (the “Company”) will be held at the office of the Company, 6 Liberty Lane West, Hampton, New Hampshire, on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. for the following purposes:

 


 

1.

To elect three Directors of the Company, each to serve a three-year term.

 

 

2.

To transact any other business as may properly be brought before the annual meeting.

 

The Company’s Board of Directors directed the Company to prepare the enclosed form of proxy card and to send it to you.

 

The Board of Directors fixed February 6, 2009 as the date for determining holders of record of common stock who are entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting.

 

By Order of the Board of Directors,

 

Sandra L. Whitney

Corporate Secretary

 

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF PROXY

MATERIALS FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

TO BE HELD ON

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009

 

This notice, the accompanying proxy statement and the accompanying annual report to shareholders are available for shareholders of record at www.envisionreports.com/UTL and for shareholders who beneficially own their shares in street name at www.edocumentview.com/UTL.

 

 
 

 

YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT

 

Your vote is important. In order to save the Company the expense of further solicitation to ensure a quorum is present at the annual meeting, please be sure your shares are represented at the annual meeting.

 

If you are a shareholder of record, please SIGN, DATE AND RETURN the enclosed proxy card. A self-addressed envelope is enclosed for your convenience. Alternatively, you may vote your shares in person at the annual meeting. If for any reason you desire to revoke or change your proxy, you may do so at any time prior to the annual meeting or in person at the annual meeting.

 

If you beneficially own your shares in street name, please DIRECT YOUR BANK, BROKER OR OTHER NOMINEE ON HOW TO VOTE YOUR SHARES in accordance with the instructions provided by your bank, broker or other nominee. If for any reason you desire to change your instructions, you must contact your bank, broker or other nominee and follow its procedures for revoking or changing your instructions.

 

 


 

March 13, 2009

 

Unitil Corporation

6 Liberty Lane West

Hampton, NH 03842-1720

 

PROXY STATEMENT

 

ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS, APRIL 16, 2009

 

Unitil Corporation (“Unitil” or “the Company”) is providing this proxy statement and the accompanying annual report (which includes the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2008) to shareholders in connection with the Company’s 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board of Directors” or “the Board”) is soliciting your designation of a proxy to vote your shares at the Annual Meeting. As a shareholder of the Company, you are invited to attend the Annual Meeting, as well as entitled to and requested to vote on the proposal described in this proxy statement. This proxy statement provides information to assist you in voting your shares.

 

The Company has the following subsidiaries, which are referred to throughout this proxy statement: Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company (“Fitchburg”); Granite State Gas Transmission, Inc. (“Granite”); Northern Utilities, Inc. (“Northern”); Unitil Energy Systems, Inc. (“Unitil Energy”); Unitil Power Corp. (“Unitil Power”); Unitil Realty Corp. (“Unitil Realty”); Unitil Resources, Inc. (“Unitil Resources”); Unitil Service Corp. (“Unitil Service”); and Usource, Inc. and Usource, LLC (collectively, “Usource”).

 

 

 

Information about the Annual Meeting

 

Date, Time and Place

 

The Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 10:30 A.M at the office of the Company, 6 Liberty Lane West, Hampton, New Hampshire.

 

Anticipated Mailing Date

 

The Company anticipates first mailing this proxy statement, the accompanying proxy card, and the accompanying annual report to shareholders on or about March 16, 2009.

 

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