Bar Harbor Bankshares Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

  Bar Harbor Bankshares Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

Business Wire

BAR HARBOR, Maine -- January 21, 2014

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE MKT: BHB) (the “Company”) the parent company of
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, today announced that its Board of Directors declared
a quarterly cash dividend of 32.5 cents per share of common stock,
representing an increase of 0.5 cents, or 1.6%, compared with the prior
quarter and an increase of 2.0 cents or 6.6% compared with the same quarter in
2013. This dividend represents the eleventh consecutive quarter where the
Company increased its quarterly cash dividend to shareholders. The quarterly
cash dividend is payable to all shareholders of record as of the close of
business February 15, 2014 and will be paid on March 14, 2014.

Bar Harbor Bankshares is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary,
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, founded in 1887, provides
full service community banking with fifteen branch office locations serving
downeast, midcoast, and central Maine.

Contact:

Bar Harbor Bankshares
Curtis C. Simard, 207-288-3314
President and CEO