Portland celebrates St. Patrick’s Day morning

Team Sham Duck poses for a final picture before plunging into Casco Bay at the East End Beach at 5:30 a.m Saturday, March 17, 2012, with hundreds of others to raise money for the Portland Firefighters Children's Burn Foundation. Team Sham Duck is€” (from left) Jake Pierson Hillary Coolidge, Jess Murphy, Rori Crossman and Jim Devon. They€” raised over $1,500.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Team Sham Duck poses for a final picture before plunging into Casco Bay at the East End Beach at 5:30 a.m Saturday, March 17, 2012, with hundreds of others to raise money for the Portland Firefighters Children's Burn Foundation. Team Sham Duck is€” (from left) Jake Pierson Hillary Coolidge, Jess Murphy, Rori Crossman and Jim Devon. They€” raised over $1,500.
Posted March 17, 2012, at 3:06 p.m.

Bangor Daily News photographer Troy R. Bennett was in Portland on the morning of St. Patrick’s Day. Here is some of what he found.

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