Hordes of shoppers descended on stores at the Maine Mall this morning to snap up the best deals of the year.
Erika Jordan of Parsonsfield found plenty of good deals within the first 10 minutes of when J.C. Penney opened its doors this morning for Black Friday, and after dropping off this load she was headed back for more. Gabe Souza / Staff Photographer
Cat Bibeau of South Portland browses through clothes at J.C. Penney at the Maine Mall Friday morning. Black Friday shopping is a tradition for Bibeau, who started at midnight. Gabe Souza / Staff Photographer
Shoppers waited in line to get into Best Buy at the Maine Mall in South Portland when it opened at midnight for Black Friday. Gabe Souza / Staff Photographer
Black Friday shoppers wait in the checkout line just after midnight at the Best Buy in the Maine Mall in South Portland on Friday. Gabe Souza / Staff Photographer